Epidemiology: Swedish Case StudiesSemester Course

Major Discipline(s)
Pre-Medicine / Health Science, Public Health
Type
Elective Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

Epidemiology is a cornerstone of public health science. Through case studies, including the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the central concepts of epidemiology, epidemiological research, and reasoning come to life. You analyze and assess epidemiologic studies of the Swedish population and explore the value of the renowned Swedish population-based registers. Throughout the course, you also discuss how epidemiology contributes to the large body of public health research and informs decision making in the field.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Global Health

Faculty

Nora Döring

DIS Stockholm Semester Faculty

PhD in Epidemiology from Karolinska Institutet. MSc in Epidemiology and MSc in European Public Health from Maastricht University, the Netherlands. Research fellow in health politics at Maastricht University (2011-2013). From 2013-2018 doctoral student in the department of Public Health Sciences at the Karolinska Institutet with a research focus on the prevention and societal consequences of childhood obesity. Since 2018 post-doctoral researcher at the Karolinska Institutet. With DIS since 2017.