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.

The area includes prevention and health promotion, as well as long-term follow up studies of patient groups.

Key concepts

  • Prevention and health promotion
  • Living habits- attitudes and behaviour
  • Long-term follow up studies of patient groups

Members of the Scientific panel

  • Chairperson

  • Peter Friberg

    Department of molecular and clinical medicine, University of Gothenburg

  • Members

  • Maria Emmelin

    Social Medicine and Global Health, Lund University

  • Claudia Fahlke

    Department of psychology, University of Gothenburg

  • Siri Forsmo

    Department of Public Health and General Practice, NTNU, Norway

  • Bjørn Heine Strand

    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway

  • Göran Henriksson

    Region Västra Götaland

  • Lars Iversen

    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of southern Denmark

  • Urban Janlert

    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University

  • Rosemarie Klefsgård

    Skåne university hospital

  • Rikke Lund

    Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Maria Rosvall

    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg

  • Sakari Suominen

    Department of Public Health, University of Turku, Finland and University of Skövde, School of Health and Edcucation