UAS Sep 2020: Health effects of heatwaves in northern areas
Friday 18 September, 2020at 12:00 - 13:00
Bertil Forsberg is a professor of environmental medicine specializing in the health consequences of air pollution. For over 10 years, he has also studied the effects on health and mortality in extreme temperatures, and among other things has been an expert for the Swedish Public Health Agency. Arcum holds a seminar in September where he will talk about the health effects of heatwaves in northern areas.
Bertil has since 2019 been the Faculty of Medicine's representative in Arcum's steering group and is also a partner in the international research project Arctic Community Resilience to Boreal Environmental change: Assessing Risks from fire and disease. Bertil teach the medical program in the field of Community Medicine and in various courses in the field of Public Health. He is also the local project manager for several epidemiological multi-center studies, especially on environmental medicine effects and respiratory health.
On September 18 between noon and 1 pm, you have the opportunity to listen to him talk about his research from an Arctic perspective. Register your interest at the link below. You will receive more information about the seminar and a link to it by e-mail.