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U-CHEC - Umeå Centre of Health Science

U-CHEC is a multidisciplinary academic centre within health research. Our ambition is to support high quality collaborative research which leads to transformation in equitable public health and care.

Participating departments and Units

Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing, Umeå University, is a young department in a young university situated in the bigges.

Department of Epidemiology and Global Health
Department of Epidemiology and Global Health

Department of Epidemiology and Global Health

Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation includes forensic medicine, geriatric medicine, occupa.

Theme health equity
Theme health equity

Read more about Theme health equity.

Theme eHealth
Theme eHealth

Read more about Theme eHealth.

NOEHHC
NOEHHC

Read more about NOEHHC.

Our vision is that U-chec (pronounced check) is to be a leading academic and creative center that contributes to the equal and sustainable development of health and welfare in Sweden and internationally.

To achieve this we want to develop multidisciplinary cooperation within the faculty while at the same time wishing to cooperate between other universities and the surrounding society in Sweden and internationally.

U-chec is driven by the recognition that joint efforts across institutional boundaries and disciplines always have added value.

Head of project

Personalbild Klas-Göran Sahlen Klas-Göran Sahlen Senior lecturer (associate professor)
Personalbild Marlene Sandlund Marlene Sandlund Associate senior lecturer (assistant professor)