Hans-Olov Adami

Hans-Olov Adami

Professor Emeritus/Emerita | Docent
Visiting address: Nobels väg 12a, 17165 Solna
Postal address: C8 Medicinsk epidemiologi och biostatistik, C8 MEB Weimin, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Positions and education:
    • Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, former Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
    • Professor Emeritus of Cancer Epidemiology and former Chair, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet.
    • Member of the Board European Academy of Cancer Sciences
    • Member of the Board, the International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health (INDEPTH)
    • Professor 1990
    • Docent (Assistant Professor) 1979
    • PhD 1978
    • MD 1969


  • Projects:
    • Women's lifestyle and health (WLH)
    • The NPC study: gene-environment-EBV interactions in the etiology of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
    • The Nordic-European Initiative on Colorectal Cancer (NordICC)
    • Radical prostatectomy versus watchful waiting in early prostate cancer: Scandinavian Prostate Cancer Group Study Number 4 (SPCG-4)
    • The European Polyp Surveillance Trials (EPoS)
    • Cancer risk in patients with inflammatory bowel disease I-SCAN
    • Risk of colorectal cancer following adenoma removal – SAR
    • Clinical Effectiveness Research - Institute of Health and Society (uio.no)

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  • Professor Emeritus/Emerita, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Docent

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