Miriam Elfström


Miriam Elfström (PhD, MPH) is an epidemiologist by training and divides her time between the Screening Unit at the Regional Cancer Center of Stockholm Gotland and the Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet. She works closely with the regional cancer screening programs, particularly with monitoring, evaluation, and development. The focus of her research is optimizing cervical cancer prevention. Most recently, she has worked on HPV testing as a primary cervical screening tool and piloting HPV self-sampling for screening non-attenders. She is particularly interested in health systems strengthening and evaluating organization and quality assurance of cancer prevention programs. Email: miriam.elfstrom@ki.se