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Cecilia Björkelund

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Cecilia Björkelund

cecilia.bjorkelund@allmed.gu.se

Postal Address: Allmänmedicin, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Box 454, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid Wallgrens backe, Hus 7 Hälsovetarbacken , 41346 Göteborg


Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Institute of Medicine (More Information)
Box 463
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Medicinaregatan 18A , 413 90 Göteborg

About Cecilia Björkelund

Cecilia Björkelund, general practitioner, professor, Department of Primary Health Care, Institute of Medicine, University of Gothenburg.

Thesis (1990): The Strömstad survey. A model for prevention of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disease in women within the primary health care organization.
The thesis evaluated a life style intervention program in a female population with high risk of cardio-vascular disease and stroke. A long time follow up was also carried out after 8 years in 1994-95.

Most ongoing research activities concerning
i) Women´s health through epidemiologic studies in the Population Study of Women in Gothenburg; member of the research group since 1992
ii) Intervention studies concerning life style interventions and cardiovascular intervention and prevention in primary care
iii) mental health interventions in primary care
iv) Research infrastructure building in primary care
v) Clinical studies in the primary care context

Member of the Steering Committee and the Executive Group of Swedish National Research School in General Practice http://www.forskarskolanallmanmedicin.se/

See also
http://www.medicine.gu.se/avdelningar/samhallsmedicin_folkhalsa/allmanmedicin/

http://www.medicine.gu.se/avdelningar/samhallsmedicin_folkhalsa/allmanmedicin/forskning/kvinnors_halsa/stromstadkvinnorna/
 

Latest publications

Equalization of four cardiovascular risk algorithms after systematic recalibration: individual-participant meta-analysis of 86 prospective studies.
Lisa Pennells, Stephen Kaptoge, Angela Wood, Mike Sweeting, Xiaohui Zhao et al.
European heart journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

World Health Organization cardiovascular disease risk charts: revised models to estimate risk in 21 global regions
E. Di Angelantonio, S. Kaptoge, L. Pennells, D. De Bacquer, M. T. Cooney et al.
Lancet Global Health, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Care managers can be useful for patients with depression but their role must be clear: a qualitative study of GPs' experiences.
Sandra Af Winklerfelt Hammarberg, Dominique Hange, Malin André, Camilla Udo, Irene Svenningsson et al.
Scandinavian journal of primary health care, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults
H. Bixby, J. Bentham, B. Zhou, M. Di Cesare, C. J. Paciorek et al.
Nature, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Rationale for a Swedish cohort consortium.
Johan Sundström, Cecilia Björkelund, Vilmantas Giedraitis, Per-Olof Hansson, Marieann Högman et al.
Upsala journal of medical sciences, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Cardiovascular Risk Factors Associated With Venous Thromboembolism
J. Gregson, S. Kaptoge, T. Bolton, L. Pennells, P. Willeit et al.
Jama Cardiology, Journal article 2019
Journal article

Equalization of four cardiovascular risk algorithms after systematic recalibration: individual-participant meta-analysis of 86 prospective studies.
Lisa Pennells, Stephen Kaptoge, Angela Wood, Mike Sweeting, Xiaohui Zhao et al.
European heart journal, Journal article 2019
Journal article

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1999

Managing the obesity epidemic - time to take action! An open letter from the Swedish Association for the Study of Obesity
Lauren Lissner, I Näslund, A Sylvan, S Rössner, Lars Sjöström et al.
Scandinavian Journal of Nutrition, Magazine article 1999
Magazine article

1998

Secular increases in waist-hip ratio among Swedish women
Lauren Lissner, Cecilia Björkelund, Berit L Heitmann, L Lapidus, Per Björntorp et al.
International Journal of Obesity, Journal article 1998
Journal article

1997

Vikten ökar mer än längden: nya vikt-längdtabeller för medelålders och äldre
Cecilia Björkelund, B Hultén, Lauren Lissner, E Rothenburg, B. Larsson et al.
Läkartidningen, Other 1997
Other

1996

Reproductive history in relation to relative weight and fat distribution
Cecilia Björkelund, Lauren Lissner, S Andersson, L Lapidus, Calle Bengtsson
International Journal of Obesity, Journal article 1996
Journal article

1993

1992

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