Linköping University, Sweden
Carina Berterö graduated from University of Jönköping as a registered nurse, continuing with a bachelor degree, adding a diploma in education and then a master's degree in surgical and medical care at Linköping university. In 1996 she obtained her PhD from Linköping University, with the thesis: Living with leukaemia: Studies on quality of life, interaction and caring. She is a Professor in Nursing Science at the Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linköping University, Sweden. Her research area includes palliative care, oncology nursing, health and well-being, nursing/caring theory and empiric nursing, concepts, women issues and genus aspects.