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

Stuart, A. E., Amer-Wåhlin, I. & Karin B.M. Källen 2018 Jan 1 In : International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. 140, 1, p. 111-117 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

E. Omling, Jarnheimer, A., Rose, J., J. Björk, Meara, J. G. & L. Hagander 2018 Jan 1 In : British Journal of Surgery. 105, 1, p. 86-95 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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