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About Stockholm Public Health Lectures

Stockholm Public Health Lectures are open popular science lectures held by leading experts within public health. The lecture series is presented by the Department of Public Health Sciences together with the Center of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Stockholm City Council.

The lecture series focuses on key topics in the area of public health, as well as issues that concern the planning and commissioning of healthcare.

The lectures are held in English, free to attend and targeted to a broad audience. After the lecture a reception with snacks and soft drinks will follow, open to all participants.

Stockholm Public Health Lectures is held twice per semester.

Previous lectures

Universal healthcare access in an era of migration, 13 February 2019


  • Hannah Bradby, Professor of Medical Sociology at Uppsala University, with special expertise in diversity and healthcare practice
  • Dr Dominik Zenner, Senior Migration Health Advisor for the Migration Health Division in the Regional Office for the EEA, the EU and NATO of the International Organization for Migration

The disease of Gun Violence, 21 November 2018


  • Professor Charles Branas, Professor of Epidemiology, Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
  • Dr Sven Granath, Criminologist and analyst, Police region Stockholm

Watch the lecture The disease of Gun Violence

Can Governments implement fair health? 18 September 2018


  • Professor John Coggon, Professor of Law at University of Bristol Law School, Honorary Member, UK Faculty of Public Health, and Co-Director, Centre for Health, Law, and Society
  • Dr Anna Månsdotter, Head of unit, Public Health Agency of Sweden and Associate professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, KI

The Obesogenic Environment, 18 May 2018


  • Ulf Ekelund, Professor, Department of Sports Medicine, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences.
  • Dr Kevin Hall, Senior Investigator, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Watch the lecture The Obesogenic Environment

Upcoming lectures

The next lecture will be held on Tuesday 14 May and is titled "Diverging trends in premature mortality in the new world: winners and losers". Register by 6 May.


Professor, adjungerad

Cecilia Magnusson

Enhet: Socialmedicin


Marie Hasselberg

Telefon: 08-524 833 74
Enhet: Global Hälsa