Epidemiologist and modeller focusing on studying the impacts of climate change on health and how climate information can be used for public health prevention.
Professor Rocklöv is engaged in research in the nexus of global health, global environmental change and infectious disease epidemiology. His lab is focusing on understanding disease etiology, developing predictive models for the purpose of early warning and response systems using AI methods, and estimating future health impacts in relation to climate and environmental change guiding climate action. Joacim Rocklöv was awarded the Institute Pasteur and Prince Albert II of Monaco prize for his research on arboviruses and global environmental change in 2019. He has been contributing to IPCC and WHO assessments, and he is co-leading the second working group of the Lancet countdown. He is engaged in several international research projects and he leads several Swedish funded research projects in this area. Additionally, professor Rocklöv is a recurrent consulted expert for WHO and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). He is an associate editor for the International Journal of Epidemiology and Frontiers in Public Health, section for planetary health.