The area Epidemiology and population based studies includes studies of prevalence, trends and analysis of morbidity and mortality.

Furthermore, identification of risk factors and their relative importance for illness and health, as well as disease emergence and prognosis, and development of epidemiological methodology is included in this area.

Key concepts

  • Prevalence, trends and analysis of diseases and mortality
  • Determinants of health (risk and protective factors)
  • Development of epidemiological methodology

Members of the scientific panel

  • Chairperson

  • Maria Feychting

    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

  • Members

  • Elisabeth Bengtsson

    Region Västra Götaland, Sweden

  • Johan Hallqvist

    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala university, Sweden

  • Marie Lawrence

    Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, Sweden

  • Nawi Ng

    Department of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå University, Sweden

  • Lars Christian Stene

    Norwegian Insitute of Public Health, University of Oslo, Norway

  • Dag S Thelle

    Institutt for medicinske basalfag, Universitetet i Oslo, Norway

  • Lau Caspar Thygesen

    Department of Population Health and Morbidity, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

  • Giske Ursin

    University of Oslo and the Cancer Registry of Norway, Norway

  • Nina Øyen

    Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, Norway