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Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine


Angelica Johansson, administrator, study

Programme Administrator of the Public Health Programme. Secretary for the Programme council for master programmes in public health (PRPH) and responsible for the administration in Selma. Also working with student support and course administration.

Anna Myleus, senior lecturer, deputy - assistant physician

Resident physician in Family Medicine with research about celiac disease. Teacher in family medicine and epidemiology.

Anna Oudin, researcher

Anna Oudin is an epidemiologist and statistician. Her research is about how air pollution and other environmental factors may affect the brain, eg dementia and mental health.

Anna-Karin Hurtig, professor

Main areas of interest: health policy and systems research, infectious disease policy, community based health systems and research training partnerships.

Anneli Ivarsson, professor/chief physician

Professor in Epidemiology and Public Health Sciences. MD with specialist training in Paediatrics and a PhD in Paediatrics.

Annelies Wilder-Smith, professor, visiting

Principal investigator on the EU H2020 research and innovation programme project, Zika Preparedness Latin American Network, ZikaPLAN.

Annika Hagenbjörk, senior research engineer

I work with research in occupational and environmental medicine. Also analysis of NO2 / NOx, trichloramine and ozone.

Bengt Järvholm, professor, senior

My research includes studies of risk of cancer and respiratory diseases and studies in insurance medicine, e.g. if disability pension is good or bad for health.

Christofer Åström, postdoctor

I'm working as a Postdoc doing research on how high temperatures can affect our health and who are most vulnerable. I'm also looking at how this could change as the climate is getting warmer.

Elisabet Höög, senior research assistant

- Research focus on support structures for development and change, mainly in public organizations

- Grounded in work- and organizational psychology

- Also employed by KI (LIME/MMC)

Eva Rönmark, professor, adjunct

Adjunct professor at the unit and head of the large research program Obstructive Lung Disease in Northern Sweden studies (OLIN).

Evelina Landstedt, senior research assistant

Ph.D. in Health Sciences, currently holding a research fellow position.

Fredrik Norström, statistician

Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Lecturer in Biostatistics and Health Economics. Leading a project with a health economic focus.

Göran Lönnberg, statistician

Statistician, Data Scientist at Epidemiology and Global Health, Umea univ, Sweden

Hans Pettersson, researcher

My research focus is to study and improve the working environment. Specifically how noise, cold, and vibrations from machines affects workers' health and how to reduce the risk of illhealth.

Ingvar Bergdahl, senior lecturer (associate professor)

Point of contact for biobank samples from e.g. the Västerbotten Intervention Project or the Northern Sweden MONICA studies. My own research is e.g. on environmental toxins in humans.

Jennie Jackson, postdoctor

Post Doc working in Occupational and Environmental Medicine to assess links between work-related physical exposures and injury outcomes in construction workers using an epidemiology approach.

John Kinsman, researcher

Associate Professor in Global Health. Also serves as Section Editor for Global Health Action, and as Vice Chair of the INDEPTH Network's Social Science Research Working Group.

Kristina Lindblom, administrator, department

I'm an administrator at the unit of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. In addition, I work within the communication area and with our intranet and our external website.

Lena Mustonen, administrator, department

Website responsible for the external and internal websites, staff directory co-ordinator. Also administrating the publication and research databases.

Lena Maria Nilsson, other position

My main research interest is temporal changes in Arctic lifestyle factors from a food security perspective and as triggers of low-grade inflammation and common uncommunicable diseases.

Maria Nilsson, researcher

I am Associate Professor with research about climate change and health with focus on adaptation and policy development. My main interest is public health interventions, health communication and policy. My other research interest is tobacco control and prevention targeting young people.

Maria Wennberg, senior research assistant

Senior research assistent. Leg. dietitian, PhD in Environmental medicine.

Mariam Shirdel, research assistant

My research is about passive particle sampling of workers' occupational exposure.

Nawi Ng, professor

I am a Professor of Epidemiology and Global Health with the main research interest in the ageing population, disability, chronic non-communicable diseases, and surveillance of risk factors. I utilise Swedish register data - the Linnaues Database - which is hosted at Umeå University, as well as global data on ageing and adult health. 

Ulrika Järvholm, administrator, department

I work with research education, research administration in various projects, and some web and communication.