Dr. Ulrik Gensby

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences
Linköping University

Dr. Ulrik Gensby is an assistant professor of work and rehabilitation in the Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Helix Competence Centre, at Linköping University in Sweden. He is also a senior consulting scientist in workplace disability management at Team Arbejdsliv ApS in Denmark.

With a sociological background in work and health, Gensby was previously a post-doctoral research scientist at the National Centre for Occupational Rehabilitation in Norway, and a fellowship trainee with the CIHR Strategic Training Program in Work Disability Prevention at the University of Toronto.

Gensby’s research interests focus on understanding the prevention and management of work disability in organizations, the industrial relations of return to work, and knowledge exchange to sustain relationships with workplace parties and research use. His research expertise includes synthesis research, process evaluation, and participatory and qualitative research methods. His research is broadly related to helping engage workplace stakeholders in capacity building, and the systematic development and evaluation of workplace disability management policy and practice.

Gensby earned his PhD at Roskilde University in Denmark, and the International Research Institute of Stavanger in Norway.

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