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Diana Stark Ekman

Contributing Faculty

College of Health Professions

School of Health Sciences

Degree Program Ph.D. Public Health

Diana Stark Ekman is a public health scientist and university instructor living in Vårgårda, Sweden. Her research interests are in injury prevention, particularly for vulnerable groups, including children and the elderly. Dr Stark Ekman's doctoral studies focused on prevention of cold-water drowning. She has worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Anchorage, Alaska, and worked extensively with the WHO Collaborating Centre on Community Safety, when it was administered by Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Dr Stark Ekman has been teaching at all levels of public health education for more than 20 years, and has served as contributing faculty at Walden University since 2016.

Courses Taught

PUBH 8475 - Advanced Program Implementation and Evaluation

PUBH 8050 - Global Health and Issues in Disease


Dual Masters in Public Health, Loma Linda University

PhD, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden