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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.

2020
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 145, (3) : 834-842.e6
Burte, Emilie; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Marcon, Alessandro; et al.
2020
American Journal of Epidemiology
Carsin, Anne-Elie; Keidel, Dirk; Fuertes, Elaine; et al.
2020
Göteborg: Göteborgs universitet 2020
Fagerberg, Björn; Forsberg, Bertil; Hammarstrand, Sofia; et al.
2020
PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science 2020, Vol. 15, (7)
Knudsen, Gerd Toril Morkve; Dharmage, Shyamali; Janson, Christer; et al.
2020
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2020, Vol. 17, (16)
Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Markevych, Iana; Accordini, Simone; et al.
2020
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2020, Vol. 17, (20)
Nilsson Sommar, Johan; Johansson, Christer; Lövenheim, Boel; et al.
2020
Environment International, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 146
Nordeide Kuiper, Ingrid; Svanes, Cecilie; Markevych, Iana; et al.
2020
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2020, Vol. 17, (11)
Olsson, David; Johansson, Christer; Forsberg, Bertil
2020
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, Sage Publications 2020, Vol. 48, (4) : 428-435
Oudin Åström, Daniel; Åström, Christofer; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
2020
International Journal of Epidemiology
Pape, Kathrine; Svanes, Cecile; Sejbæk, Camilla S; et al.
2020
Thorax, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2020, Vol. 75, (4) : 313-320
Peralta, Gabriela P.; Marcon, Alessandro; Carsin, Anne-Elie; et al.
2020
EClinicalMedicine, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 23
Pesce, Giancarlo; Triebner, Kai; van der Plaat, Diana A.; et al.
2020
Journal of Transport and Health, Elsevier 2020, Vol. 18
Raza, Wasif; Krachler, Benno; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
2020
Journal of Transport Geography, Elsevier 2020, (86)
Strömgren, Magnus; Schantz, Peter; Sommar, Johan; et al.
2020
BMJ. British Medical Journal, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2020, Vol. 368
Vicedo-Cabrera, Ana M; Sera, Francesco; Liu, Cong; et al.
2019
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.
2019
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Vol. 144, (2)
Bråbäck, Lennart; Olsson, David; Forsberg, Bertil
2019
Respiratory Medicine, Elsevier 2019, Vol. 146 : 116-123
Carsin, Anne-Elie; Fuertes, Elaine; Schaffner, Emmanuel; et al.
2019
Journal of Transport and Health, ELSEVIER SCI LTD 2019, Vol. 14
Engstrom, Emma; Forsberg, Bertil
2019
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2019, Vol. 16, (11)
Keidel, Dirk; Anto, Josep Maria; Basagaña, Xavier; et al.
2019
BMJ Open, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2019, Vol. 9, (9)
Kriit, Hedi Katre; Stewart Williams, Jennifer; Lindholm, Lars; et al.
2019
European Respiratory Journal, Sheffield: European Respiratory Society Journals 2019, Vol. 54
Kuiper, Ingrid Nordeide; Svanes, Cecilie; Markevych, Iana; et al.
2019
Environment International, Elsevier 2019, Vol. 131
Lee, Jae Young; Kim, Ho; Gasparrini, Antonio; et al.
2019
New England Journal of Medicine, Waltham: Massachusetts Medical Society 2019, Vol. 381, (8) : 705-715
Liu, Cong; Chen, Renjie; Sera, Francesco; et al.
2019
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.
2019
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd 2019, Vol. 76, (4) : 222-229
Lytras, Theodore; Kogevinas, Manolis; Kromhout, Hans; et al.
2019
European Respiratory Journal, European Respiratory Society Journals 2019, Vol. 54
Markevych, Iana; Fuertes, Elaine; Marcon, Alessandro; et al.
2019
Clinical and Experimental Allergy, John Wiley & Sons 2019, Vol. 49, (2) : 155-162
Mogensen, Ida; Alving, Kjell; Dahlen, Sven-Erik; et al.
2019
Clinical and Experimental Allergy, John Wiley & Sons 2019, Vol. 49, (7) : 969-979
Nerpin, E.; Olivieri, M.; Gislason, T.; et al.
2019
Indoor Air, Wiley-Blackwell 2019, Vol. 29, (4) : 670-679
Olivieri, Mario; Murgia, Nicola; Carsin, Anne-Elie; et al.
2019
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2019, Vol. 16, (1)
Olstrup, Henrik; Johansson, Christer; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
2019
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, MDPI 2019, Vol. 16, (6)
Olstrup, Henrik; Johansson, Christer; Forsberg, Bertil; et al.
2019
Environmental Research Letters, Vol. 14, (7)
Orru, Hans; Åström, Christofer; Andersson, Camilla; et al.
2019
Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, IOS Press 2019, Vol. 71, (3) : 733-740
Oudin, Anna; Andersson, John; Sundström, Anna; et al.
2019
Environment International, Vol. 133
Oudin, Anna; Frondelius, Kasper; Haglund, Nils; et al.
2019
European Respiratory Journal, Sheffield: European Respiratory Society Journals 2019, Vol. 54
Pape, Kathrine; Svanes, C.; Sejbaek, C. S.; et al.
2019
International Journal of Epidemiology, Oxford University Press 2019, Vol. 48, (4) : 1101-1112
Sera, Francesco; Armstrong, Ben; Tobias, Aurelio; et al.
2019
International Journal of Epidemiology, Oxford University Press 2019, Vol. 48, (6) : 2018-2025
Sundström, Johan; Söderholm, Martin; Söderberg, Stefan; et al.
2019
Folkhälsa och klinisk medicin i Umeå rapporterar, 2/2019
Tornevi, Andreas; Forsberg, Bertil
2019
Environment International, Elsevier 2019, Vol. 132
Triebner, Kai; Markevych, Iana; Hustad, Steinar; et al.
2019
Läkartidningen, Stockholm: Läkartidningen Förlag AB 2019, Vol. 116
Åström, Christofer; Bjelkmar, Pär; Forsberg, Bertil
2018
International Journal of Epidemiology, Oxford University Press 2018, Vol. 47, (4) : 1106-1117
Accordini, Simone; Calciano, Lucia; Johannessen, Ane; et al.
2018
Neuro-Oncology, Oxford University Press 2018, Vol. 20, (3) : 420-432
Andersen, Zorana J.; Pedersen, Marie; Weinmayr, Gudrun; et al.
2018
Environmental Research, Elsevier 2018, Vol. 166 : 334-339
Andersson, John; Oudin, Anna; Sundström, Anna; et al.
2018
Environmental health, BioMed Central 2018, Vol. 17
Andersson, Martin; Backman, Helena; Nordberg, Gunnar; et al.
2018
Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Vol. 29, (4) : 361-368
Bråbäck, Lennart; Lowe, Adrian J; Lodge, Caroline J; et al.
2018
Environment International, Elsevier 2018, Vol. 115 : 257-266
Burte, Emilie; Leynaert, Bénédicte; Bono, Roberto; et al.
2018
European Respiratory Journal, European Respiratory Society 2018, Vol. 52
Carsin, Anne-Elie; Keidel, Dirk; Fuertes, Elaine; et al.
2018
Nutrients, Basel: MDPI AG 2018, Vol. 10, (1)
Garcia-Larsen, Vanessa; Thawer, Narjis; Charles, David; et al.

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.