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About me

I am a nutritional epidemiologist with specific interest in lifestyle factors and how these affect our health. I defended my PhD at the Department of medical epidemiology and biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, on March 27, 2015. The title of my thesis is “Physical Activity, Body Mass Index and Prostate Cancer – Studies of Risk, Progression and Mortality”.


PhD in Epidemiology, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 2015

M.Sc. in Nutrition from Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University, 2009

Research description

My research is mainly focused on work within the fields of cancer epidemiology and e-epidemiology.

Cancer epidemiology – Lifestyle factors and the prevention of prostate cancer and survival after a cancer diagnosis. My studies include associations between lifestyle factors, including body weight, weight change and physical activity, and their relation to prostate cancer risk and survival.

E-epidemiology – Development and validation of new web-based questionnaires to assess physical activity and diet among children, teenagers and adults.

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