Christine Ingemann (CI) has worked in Greenland in the field of public health since 2017. She started as a research assistant at the Centre for Public Health in Greenland (National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark). In September 2019, she started her PhD project studying the local implementation of the national parenting program MANU and parents’ perspectives on parenting courses and parenthood.
CI has a background in nursing and completed a Research Master in Global Health in Amsterdam (Netherlands). CI has continued to be interested in understanding and exploring how health systems in different countries operate and what role local contexts and cultures play in implementation. She is focused on qualitative and community-based participatory methods, system-perspectives and implementation theories. During her time as a student, nurse, volunteer and researcher, Christine has conducted field work in several countries, such as Greenland, Ecuador, Malawi, Denmark, Australia, Sri Lanka and South Africa.
CI is currently engaged in data collection in Greenland and analysis of these data in connection with her PhD project. She is also involved in organizing a number of activities such as PhD courses and Research Forums for Greenland’s Center for Health Research at the University of Greenland. CI is enrolled as a PhD student at both Ilisimatusarfik – University of Greenland and the University of Southern Denmark.