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.

Members of the review panel

  • Chairperson

  • Jonas Björk

    Occupational and environmental medicine, Lund University, Sweden

  • Members

  • Lars Alfredsson

    The Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

  • Mikaela von Bonsdorff

    Gerontology Research Center and Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

  • Linda Ernstsen

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

  • Mika Gissler

    National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland

  • Nina Lindqvist

    Public Health Agency of Sweden, Sweden

  • Marjukka Mäkelä

    The Finnish Medical Society Duodecim, Finland

  • Elisabeth Skoog Garås

    Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, Sweden

  • Björn Heine Strand

    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norge

  • Katrine Strandberg-Larsen

    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark