About us

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History

CHESS was created in 2000 jointly by Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet, with financial support from the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS).

Board

The CHESS board is led by Professor Nina Rehnqvist from The Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU). The board holds regular meetings, three times per year.

Agreements

The terms for CHESS activity are regulated by an agreement between Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet. The first agreement (which also involved FAS) concerned the period 2000-2005 whereas the second covered 2006-2011 and the current argreement covers 2012-2017.

Staff

Centre for Health Equity Studies gathers both professorial staff, senior researchers and doctoral students. One of the main objectives is to promote postgraduate training in the field of health equity studies.

Contacts

Director
Mikael Rostila
+46 (0)8 16 44 16
mikael.rostila@chess.su.se

Deputy director
Jenny Eklund
+46 (0)8 674 79 70
jenny.eklund@chess.su.se

Adminstrative staff
Joachim Bjurfors (head of administration)
+46(0)8 674 73 99
joachim.bjurfors@chess.su.se

Reidar Österman (data manager)
+46 (0)8 674 79 68
rron@chess.su.se

Cathrin Wiksell (staff administrator)
+46 (0)8 674 75 73
cathrin.wiksell@chess.su.se

 

Contact person for travel

Cathrin Wiksell (staff administrator)
+46 (0)8 674 75 73
cathrin.wiksell@chess.su.se