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Public Health Sciences
All activities at our department aim to improve the health of the population
PHS is responsible for many courses and programmes in public and global health
We conduct research worldwide in social medicine, global and public health
About the Department of Public Health Sciences
The Department of Public Health Sciences conduct research, teaching and applies work based on public health science and epidemiology. The department has 10 research groups, more than 60 doctoral students and about 150 employees.
Research groups at PHS
All current research groups and group leaders at the department.
Doctoral education at PHS
Want to study at doctoral level or are a registerad doctoral student? Find information about admission, your doctoral studies and contact.
Johan von Schreeb puts his research into practice in Mosul
When Johan von Schreeb, researcher and specialist in disaster medicine, travelled to Erbil outside Mosul in northern Iraq, it was to put his research into practice and save lives.
Sven Andréasson receives award for drug research
Sven Andréasson, professor in social medicine at PHS, was awarded for his research by the Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs (CAN).
22 Apr 2016
Cannabis use increases risk of premature death
Heavy cannabis use at a young age increases the risk of early death, according to the longest follow-up study to date on cannabis use. The new study, which was done by researchers at Karolinska Institutet, is published in The American Journal of Psychology . Cannabis use increases the risk of...
09 Dec 2016 - 09:00
Dissertation: Åsa Norman
20 Dec 2016 - 10:00
Pre-admission seminar Elena Raffetti
Jobs with PHS
All types of employment
Postdoc in Intervention studies with special focus on Cognitive function
27 Dec 2016
29 Dec 2016
Jobs with Karolinska Institutet