Yajun Liang

Yajun Liang

Principal Researcher | Docent
Visiting address: Solnavägen 1 E, 11365 Stockholm
Postal address: K9 Global folkhälsa, K9 GPH Möller, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • I am an associate professor in the Epidemiology and Public Health
    Intervention Research (EPHIR) group at the Department of Global Public
    Health (GPH).
    Bachelor degree (1997-2002) in Preventive Medicine, Jining Medical
    University, Jining, Shandong, China
    Master degree (2005-2008) in Epidemiology &
  • Health Statistics, Soochow
    University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
    PhD degree (2008-2011) in Epidemiology &
  • Health Statistics, Peking Union
    Medical College, Beijing, China


  • My main research interest is cardiovascular epidemiology from a life-course
    perspective. In addition, I work on other topics including
    pharmaco-epidemiology, mental health, and aging-related diseases (e.g.,
    geriatric syndrome, physical disability, and cognitive impairment).


  • I am the course leader of "Applied Epidemiology 2 - Determinants of health"
    within Master Programme in Public Health Science at the Department of Global
    Public Health.


All other publications


  • Principal Researcher, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2022

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