The Commission for Equity in Health has delivered its final report

Olle Lundberg, Professor of Health Equity Studies at CHESS and Chair of the Commission, has presented final thoughts today at Familjehuset in Rinkeby.

Childhood trauma influences offspring’s birth characteristics

Research by Denny Vågerö and Kristiina Rajaleid has recently been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology and featured in Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (RJ)

CHESS researchers participated in the 5th Sweden-Brazilian Workshop

The workshop was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Elvis-project featured in Dagens Nyheter

The Elvis-project, consisting of CHESS researcher Anders Hjern, Emma Franssson and Malin Bergstöm, was recently featured in Dagens Nyheter.

Gabriella Olsson has defended her doctoral thesis

On Dec 16th, 2016 Gabriella Olsson defended her doctoral thesis in Sociology entitled "Expressions of context. Studies of schools, families and health risk behaviours”.

Anders Hjern featured in the Lancet

CHESS professor Anders Hjern was recently featured in the Lancet

PhD student position in Public Health

We announce one PhD student position in Public Health at Stress Research Institute


Mikael Rostila
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Deputy director
Jenny Eklund
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Adminstrative staff
Joachim Bjurfors (head of administration)
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Reidar Österman (data manager)
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Cathrin Wiksell (staff administrator)
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Contact person for travel

Cathrin Wiksell (staff administrator)
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