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Bertil Forsberg

Professor of Environmental Medicine focusing on air pollution and health, health effects of extreme weather and climate change, methods for health impact assessment and respiratory health.

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Affiliation
Professor, combined with clinical employment at Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine Units: Section of Sustainable Health Role: Head of unit
Location
6B, 4 trp, NUS Umeå universitet, by1a, B41, NUS, 901 85 Umeå

Bertil Forsberg is professor of Environmental Medicine and head of Section of Sustainable Health. He lectures at the Medical Program and various courses in public health. He is an expert on health effects of air pollution, especially local sources like traffic, and climate change, especially heatwaves. He is currently coordinating the health studies in the Nordic research program Nordic WelfAir (funded by NordForsk) and in The Swedish Clean Air and Climate Research Program (SCAC, funded by the Swedish EPA). He is a partner in the international research project Arctic Community Resilience to Boreal Environmental change: Assessing Risks from fire and disease (ACRoBEAR). Bertil Forsberg is also local principal investigator in several epidemiological multi-center studies especially on environmental health effects and respiratory epidemiology.

BMJ open sport & exercise medicine, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2021, Vol. 7, (1)
Nilsson Sommar, Johan; Schantz, Peter; Strömgren, Magnus; et al.
Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin i Umeå rapporterar, 1/2021
Tornevi, Andreas; Andersson, Camilla; Carvalho, Ana Christina; et al.
Maturitas, Elsevier 2021, Vol. 145 : 49-55
Triebner, Kai; Bifulco, Ersilia; Barrera-Gómez, José; et al.
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 145, (3) : 834-842.e6
Burte, Emilie; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Marcon, Alessandro; et al.
American Journal of Epidemiology, Oxford University Press 2020, Vol. 189, (12) : 1521-1528
Carsin, Anne-Elie; Keidel, Dirk; Fuertes, Elaine; et al.
Göteborg: Göteborgs universitet 2020
Fagerberg, Björn; Forsberg, Bertil; Hammarstrand, Sofia; et al.
European Respiratory Journal, European Respiratory Society 2020, Vol. 56, (Suppl. 64)
Johansson, Henrik; Johannessen, Ane; Holm, Mathias; et al.
European Respiratory Journal
Johansson, Henrik; Johannessen, Ane; Holm, Mathias; et al.
PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science 2020, Vol. 15, (7)
Knudsen, Gerd Toril Morkve; Dharmage, Shyamali; Janson, Christer; et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2020, Vol. 17, (16)
Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Markevych, Iana; Accordini, Simone; et al.
Annals of the American Thoracic Society
Lytras, Theodore; Beckmeyer-Borowko, Anna; Kogevinas, Manolis; et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2020, Vol. 17, (20)
Nilsson Sommar, Johan; Johansson, Christer; Lövenheim, Boel; et al.
Environment International, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 146
Nordeide Kuiper, Ingrid; Svanes, Cecilie; Markevych, Iana; et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2020, Vol. 17, (11)
Olsson, David; Johansson, Christer; Forsberg, Bertil
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, Sage Publications 2020, Vol. 48, (4) : 428-435
Oudin Åström, Daniel; Åström, Christofer; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
International Journal of Epidemiology
Pape, Kathrine; Svanes, Cecile; Sejbæk, Camilla S; et al.
Thorax, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2020, Vol. 75, (4) : 313-320
Peralta, Gabriela P.; Marcon, Alessandro; Carsin, Anne-Elie; et al.
EClinicalMedicine, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 23
Pesce, Giancarlo; Triebner, Kai; van der Plaat, Diana A.; et al.
Journal of Transport and Health, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 18
Raza, Wasif; Krachler, Benno; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
Journal of Transport Geography, Elsevier 2020, (86)
Strömgren, Magnus; Schantz, Peter; Sommar, Johan; et al.
European Respiratory Journal, ERS Publications 2020, Vol. 56, (Suppl 64)
Tjalvin, Gro; Igland, Jannicke; Benediktsdottir, Bryndis; et al.
Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin i Umeå rapporterar, 3/2020
Tornevi, Andreas; Forsberg, Bertil
BMJ. British Medical Journal, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2020, Vol. 368
Vicedo-Cabrera, Ana M; Sera, Francesco; Liu, Cong; et al.
Journal of Environmental Health Perspectives, The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 2019, Vol. 127, (9)
Armstrong, Ben; Sera, Francesco; Vicedo-Cabrera, Ana Maria; et al.
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Vol. 144, (2)
Bråbäck, Lennart; Olsson, David; Forsberg, Bertil
Respiratory Medicine, Elsevier 2019, Vol. 146 : 116-123
Carsin, Anne-Elie; Fuertes, Elaine; Schaffner, Emmanuel; et al.
Journal of Transport and Health, ELSEVIER SCI LTD 2019, Vol. 14
Engstrom, Emma; Forsberg, Bertil
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2019, Vol. 16, (11)
Keidel, Dirk; Anto, Josep Maria; Basagaña, Xavier; et al.
BMJ Open, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2019, Vol. 9, (9)
Kriit, Hedi Katre; Stewart Williams, Jennifer; Lindholm, Lars; et al.
European Respiratory Journal, Sheffield: European Respiratory Society Journals 2019, Vol. 54
Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Svanes, Cecilie; Markevych, Iana; et al.
Environment International, Elsevier 2019, Vol. 131
Lee, Jae Young; Kim, Ho; Gasparrini, Antonio; et al.
New England Journal of Medicine, Waltham: Massachusetts Medical Society 2019, Vol. 381, (8) : 705-715
Liu, Cong; Chen, Renjie; Sera, Francesco; et al.
Journal of Environmental Health Perspectives, Durham: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 2019, Vol. 127, (10)
Ljungman, Petter L S; Andersson, Niklas; Stockfelt, Leo; et al.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2019, Vol. 76, (4) : 222-229
Lytras, Theodore; Kogevinas, Manolis; Kromhout, Hans; et al.
European Respiratory Journal, European Respiratory Society Journals 2019, Vol. 54
Markevych, Iana; Fuertes, Elaine; Marcon, Alessandro; et al.
Clinical and Experimental Allergy, John Wiley & Sons 2019, Vol. 49, (2) : 155-162
Mogensen, Ida; Alving, Kjell; Dahlen, Sven-Erik; et al.
Clinical and Experimental Allergy, John Wiley & Sons 2019, Vol. 49, (7) : 969-979
Nerpin, E.; Olivieri, M.; Gislason, T.; et al.
Indoor Air, Wiley-Blackwell 2019, Vol. 29, (4) : 670-679
Olivieri, Mario; Murgia, Nicola; Carsin, Anne-Elie; et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2019, Vol. 16, (1)
Olstrup, Henrik; Johansson, Christer; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2019, Vol. 16, (6)
Olstrup, Henrik; Johansson, Christer; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
Environmental Research Letters, Vol. 14, (7)
Orru, Hans; Åström, Christofer; Andersson, Camilla; et al.
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, IOS Press 2019, Vol. 71, (3) : 733-740
Oudin, Anna; Andersson, John; Sundström, Anna; et al.
Environment International, Vol. 133
Oudin, Anna; Frondelius, Kasper; Haglund, Nils; et al.
European Respiratory Journal, Sheffield: European Respiratory Society Journals 2019, Vol. 54
Pape, Kathrine; Svanes, C.; Sejbaek, C. S.; et al.
International Journal of Epidemiology, Oxford University Press 2019, Vol. 48, (4) : 1101-1112
Sera, Francesco; Armstrong, Ben; Tobias, Aurelio; et al.
International Journal of Epidemiology, Oxford University Press 2019, Vol. 48, (6) : 2018-2025
Sundström, Johan; Söderholm, Martin; Söderberg, Stefan; et al.
Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin i Umeå rapporterar, 2/2019
Tornevi, Andreas; Forsberg, Bertil
Environment International, Elsevier 2019, Vol. 132
Triebner, Kai; Markevych, Iana; Hustad, Steinar; et al.
Läkartidningen, Stockholm: Läkartidningen Förlag AB 2019, Vol. 116
Åström, Christofer; Bjelkmar, Pär; Forsberg, Bertil

Research projects

29 July 2016 until 31 December 2026
16 April 2007 until 31 December 2009

Bertil Forsberg lectures at the Medical Program in Societal Medicine (semester 5) and at courses in Public Health.