The area Health promotion and behaviour includes research about the effectiveness of interventions for increasing knowledge, motivation and conditions for individuals to change their living habits.

Studies of the health effects of changing habits as well as disease prevention and health promotion interventions are also included in this area, as well as long-term follow-up of patient groups.

The research area includes studies of the young, middle-aged and elderly.

Members of the review panel

  • Chairperson

  • Urban Janlert

    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Sweden

  • Members

  • Ingelise Andersen

    Faculty of Health and
    Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Maria Emmelin

    Social Medicine and Global Health, Lund University, Sweden

  • Siri Forsmo

    Department of Public Health and Nursing, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway

  • Katja Gillander Gådin

    Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Sweden

  • Göran Henriksson

    Region Västra Götaland, Sweden

  • Lars Iversen

    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of southern Denmark

  • Rosemarie Klefsgård

    Skåne university hospital, Sweden

  • Maria Rosvall

    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Sakari Suominen

    Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Finland and School of Health and Education, University of Skövde, Sweden

  • Martti Tuomisto

    Faculty of Social Sciences, Tampere University, Finland