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

  • Members

  • Elisabeth Bengtsson

    Region Västra Götaland

  • Jonas Björk

    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University

  • Lisa Brouwers

    Unit of Epidemiology and Health Economics, The Public Health Agency of Sweden

  • Mika Gissler

    National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland

  • Morten Grønbæk

    National Institute of Public Health, Syddansk Universitet, Denmark

  • Johan Hallqvist

    Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala university

  • Taina Rantanen

    Department of Health Sciences and Gerontology Research Center, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

  • Eva Roos

    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland

  • Lars Christian Stene

    Norwegian Insitute of Public Health, University of Oslo, Norway

  • Dag S Thelle

    Institutt for medicinske basalfag, Universitetet i Oslo, Norway