Professor of Social Medicine at the Department of Public Health Sciences since 2006.
Research in social medicine focuses on improved health for those groups that are most at risk of injuries and illness. Safety promotion research analyses risk groups and causative mechanisms. The researcher actively takes part in the planning and evaluation of local and international safety promotion projects.
Important areas include poverty and injuries, as well as the injury risk of people with reduced physical and social functional capacity, and the evaluation of the use of systems for encouraging innovative and cost effective safety solutions.