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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


School 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

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

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

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2013

Lifestyle, diabetes, and dementia: chronology of diseases and synergistic associations with physical inactivity and obesity
Kirsten Mehlig, Ingmar Skoog, Junmei Miao Jonasson, Margda Waern, Cecilia Björkelund et al.
European Journal of Epidemiology. Non-communicable disease epidemic: epidemiology in action (EuroEpi 2013 and NordicEpi 2013). Aarhus, Denmark from 11 August to 14 August 2013, Conference contribution 2013
Conference contribution

The global cardiovascular risk transistion: associations of four metabolic risk factors with national income, urbanization, and Western diet in 1980 and 2008
Goodarz Danaei, Gitanjali M. Singh, Christopher J. Paciorek, John K. Lin, Melanie J. Cowan et al.
Circulation, Journal article 2013
Journal article

Calle Bengtsson in memoriam
Cecilia Björkelund, Lolo Humble, Johann Ag Sigurdsson
Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care, Magazine article 2013
Magazine article

Mercury in serum predicts low risk of death and myocardial infarction in Gothenburg women.
Ingvar A Bergdahl, Margareta Ahlqwist, Lars Barregård, Cecilia Björkelund, Ann Blomstrand et al.
International archives of occupational and environmental health, Journal article 2013
Journal article

2012

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