Akademiliv congratulates Carina Sparud Lundin on her professorship of nursing! In her research, she focuses on transitions in the lives of children, adolescents and young adults with long-term illnesses as well as their close relatives and involved caregivers. Current projects are evaluating person-centered interventions aimed at promoting the transition process from child to adult care for young people with long-term illnesses. Carina is currently leading an ongoing randomized clinical trial, evaluating a transmission program for adolescents with type 1 diabetes. She has for long participated in teaching at the nursing program and in postgraduate education. She is the Vice Head of the Institute of Health Sciences and Health, and responsible teacher at the specialist nursing program’s focus on diabetes care.