GOLD Speakers


Ylva Thernström Blomqvist, RN, PhD

  • Country: Sweden

Became an RN, 1994. PhD in medical sciences Uppsala University, Sweden, 2012 (The name of the thesis: Kangaroo Mother Care - Parents’ experiences and patterns of application in two Swedish neonatal intensive care units).

Currently one of two Head nurses at the NICU in Uppsala, Sweden and are responsible for nursing care research, education and nursing care improvement. Also an associate professor at Uppsala University. Is an active researcher within research area around neonatal care and has about 30 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.