Marie Nordström is a dentist who graduated from Malmö University in 2011. Currently, she is a PhD student and lecturer in cariology at the faculty of Odontology at Malmö University. Her research concerns salutogenic or health promotive factors among caries-free young adults from low socioeconomic backgrounds.

Her interest is also in global oral health and previous experience includes working with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Nepal, India, Ethiopia, Laos, Cambodia, and Gambia to train of dental staff, establish dental clinics and implement oral health promotion programs. Current international research collaborations include South Africa and Taiwan. Marie also works with the oral health database [CAPP] (