German Carrasquilla

German Carrasquilla

Affiliated To Research | Affiliated to Research
Visiting address: Nobelsväg 13, 17177 Stockholm
Postal address: C6 Institutet för miljömedicin, C6 CVD-NUT-EPI Leander, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am an epidemiologist and doctor of medicine that makes part of an
    interdisciplinary, highly qualified and ambitious team, working with
    epidemiology, statistics, genomics, metabolic and cardiovascular diseases,
    where I can learn, develop, and contribute with my skills and expertise to
    the team.
    * PhD candidate, Epidemiology, KI (2018)
    * Graduate student from the SINGS, KI (2014)
    * MSc, Global Health, KI (2012)
    * MD, University of Cauca, Colombia (2011)


  • *Thesis title:* Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy and Cardiovascular Risk.
    The project was designed with the aim to increase the knowledge about
    postmenopausal hormone therapy and its possible influence on risk of
    developing cardiovascular disease in menopausal women. The project was based
    on observational data from a case-control study and from a pooling of
    individual participant raw data from five cohort studies.
    I worked in connection with researchers at Karolinska Institutet to establish
    the COMPREHEND project database ( This
    project involved collaboration across different regions from Sweden where
    individual participant data was collected for over 80, 000 postmenopausal


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  • Affiliated to Research, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2024
  • Affiliated To Research, C6 Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2022-2023

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2018
  • Degree Of Master Of Medical Science 60 Credits, Karolinska Institutet, 2012

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