Cecilia Björkelund


School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Visiting address
Arvid Wallgrens backe, Hus 7 Hälsovetarbacken
41346 Göteborg
Postal address
Allmänmedicin, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Box 454
40530 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

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