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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 at Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine Units: Section of Sustainable Health
Location
6B, 4 trp, NUS Umeå universitet, by1a, B41, NUS, 901 85 Umeå

Bertil Forsberg is professor of Environmental Medicine. 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). 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.

International Journal of Environmental Health Research, Taylor & Francis Group 2021 : 1-12
Andersson, John; Oudin, Anna; Nordin, Steven; et al.
The Lancet Planetary Health, Vol. 5, (9) : e579-e587
Chen, Gongbo; Guo, Yuming; Yue, Xu; et al.
The Lancet Planetary Health, Vol. 5, (4) : e191-e199
Chen, Kai; Breitner, Susanne; Wolf, Kathrin; et al.
Environmental Research Letters, Institute of Physics Publishing (IOPP) 2021, Vol. 16, (5)
Ekland, Johan; Olsson, David; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg 2021, Vol. 193, (10)
Haga, Susanna Lohman; Hagenbjörk-Gustavsson, Annika; Olin, Anna-Carin; et al.
European Respiratory Journal, European Respiratory Society (ERS) Publications 2021, Vol. 57, (6)
Johansson, Henrik; Johannessen, Ane; Holm, Mathias; et al.
Clinical and Experimental Allergy
Krantz, Christina; Accordini, Simone; Alving, Kjell; et al.
Environmental health, BioMed Central 2021, Vol. 20, (1)
Kriit, Hedi Katre; Forsberg, Bertil; Oudin Åström, Daniel; et al.
Journal of Transport and Health, Elsevier 2021, Vol. 22
Kriit, Hedi Katre; Nilsson Sommar, Johan; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
Annals of the American Thoracic Society, New York: American Thorax Society 2021, Vol. 18, (2) : 238-246
Lytras, Theodore; Beckmeyer-Borowko, Anna; Kogevinas, Manolis; et al.
BMJ. British Medical Journal, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2021, Vol. 372
Meng, Xia; Liu, Cong; Chen, Renjie; et al.
World Allergy Organization Journal, Elsevier 2021, Vol. 14, (5)
Nerpin, Elisabet; Ferreira, Diogenes Seraphim; Weyler, Joost; et al.
BMJ Open, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2021, Vol. 11, (9)
Nilsson Sommar, Johan; Andersson, Eva M.; Andersson, Niklas; et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2021, Vol. 18, (16)
Nilsson Sommar, Johan; Hvidtfeldt, Ulla; Geels, Camilla; et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
Nilsson Sommar, Johan; Johansson, Christer; Lövenheim, Boel; et al.
BMJ open sport & exercise medicine, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2021, Vol. 7, (1)
Nilsson Sommar, Johan; Schantz, Peter; Strömgren, Magnus; et al.
Environment International, Elsevier 2021, Vol. 155
Olsson, David; Forsberg, Bertil; Bråbäck, Lennart; et al.
Alzheimer's Disease and Air Pollution: The Development and Progression of a Fatal Disease from Childhood and the Opportunities for Early Prevention, IOS Press 2021 : 357-364
Oudin, Anna; Andersson, John; Sundström, Anna; et al.
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, IOS Press 2021, Vol. 81, (1) : 83-85
Oudin Åström, Daniel; Adolfsson, Rolf; Segersson, David; et al.
BMJ Open, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2021, Vol. 11, (4)
Raza, Wasif; Krachler, Benno; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2021, Vol. 18, (5) : 1-11
Raza, Wasif; Krachler, Benno; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2021, Vol. 18, (13)
Segersson, David; Johansson, Christer; Forsberg, Bertil
BMJ Open, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2021, Vol. 11, (6)
Silverforsen, Daniel; Theorell-Haglöw, Jenny; Ljunggren, Mirjam; et al.
Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin i Umeå rapporterar, 1/2021
Tornevi, Andreas; Andersson, Camilla; Carvalho, Ana Christina; et al.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2021, Vol. 18, (13)
Tornevi, Andreas; Andersson, Camilla; Carvalho, Ana Cristina; et al.
Maturitas, Elsevier 2021, Vol. 145 : 49-55
Triebner, Kai; Bifulco, Ersilia; Barrera-Gómez, José; et al.
Nature Climate Change, Nature Publishing Group 2021, Vol. 11, (6) : 492-500
Vicedo-Cabrera, A.M.; Scovronick, N.; Sera, F.; et al.
The Lancet Planetary Health, Elsevier 2021, Vol. 5, (7) : e415-e425
Zhao, Qi; Guo, Yuming; Ye, Tingting; 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.
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.
Atmospheric Chemistry And Physics, European Geosciences Union (EGU) 2020, Vol. 20, (7) : 4333-4365
Kukkonen, Jaakko; López-Aparicio, Susana; Segersson, David; 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, Oxford University Press 2020, Vol. 49, (6) : 1856-1869
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.
European Respiratory Journal, European Respiratory Society 2020, Vol. 56
Wang, Juan; Janson, Christer; Jogi, Rain; 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.

Research projects

29 July 2016 until 31 December 2026
1 January 2016 until 31 December 2022
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.