Environmental Epidemiology

Organisational unit: Research group

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Environmental Health and Occupational Health
  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology


We are an inter-disciplinary research group sharing commonality in the use of epidemiological methods for advancing our understanding of health-determining factors in various fields. The group has a main focus within public health, environmental medicine and reproductive epidemiology. Interest areas include environmental exposures, health care utilization, register-based research and the development of new and existing epidemiological methods. The group is an active part within a large international collaborative network in reproductive medicine, ReproUnion, and also has years of experience using large Swedish national and health-registers and biobanks, and has specialized in contributing with this expertise in both national and international collaborations. A particular aim is to raise awareness of registers and biobanks as research resources by teaching commitments, and by coordinating SIMSAM, which is a part of a national effort aiming at better utilizing Swedish registers and health and social economic da

Recent research outputs

Karin Wahlberg, Love, T. M., Daniela Pineda, Karin Engström, Watson, G. E., Thurston, S. W., Yeates, A. J., Mulhern, M. S., McSorley, E. M., Strain, J. J., Smith, T. H., Davidson, P. W., Shamlaye, C. F., Myers, G. J., Rand, M. D., van Wijngaarden, E. & Karin Broberg 2018 Jun 1 In : Environment International. 115, p. 142-149 8 p.

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