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Jesper Löve

Senior Lecturer

School of Public Health and Community
Visiting address
Medicinaregatan 18A
41390 Göteborg
Postal address
Global hälsa och folkhälsa, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Box 463
40530 Göteborg

About Jesper Löve

Research interests

  • Social inequalities in health (mainly Non-communicable disease)
  • The relation between policy and inequalities in health
  • Migration and health
  • Gendered structures, intersectionality and health
  • Health and social marginalization
  • Stigma and mental health
  • Life-course perspective on inequalities in health
  • Psychosocial work environment and stress

Ongoing research (in selection)

  • Social inequalities in barriers to care for people with Common mental disorders (New Ways program)
  • Stigma and depression - in conjunction with LORE at the institute of Political science (New Ways program)
  • Evaluations of health promotive interventions towards asylum seekers and newly arrived migrants (HIRE).
  • Women exposed to abuse in childhood - determinants, effects and resilience factors (AWARE).
  • Life-course perspective on inequalities in total exposome and health in children (Equal-Life)
  • Social inequalities in relation to Covid-19 (data from SOM-Covid, institute of political science)

Teaching commitments (in selection)

  • Program director for the international Masters programme in Public Health science
  • Continuously lecturing at supplementary training for health care professionals in the region of Västra götaland and for civil servants in the City of Gothenburg (Health inequalities)

Ongoing PhD supervision

  • Sara Olsson, Barriers to mental health care in men (main supervisor)
  • Tommy Pehrson, Notions of men and masculinities among personnel working with sexual and reproductive health (co-supervisor)
  • Sophia Nguyen Ngoc Phuong,Tobacco control policies in Vietnam: Evaluation and stakeholder perceptions (co-supervisor)
  • Helene Svensdotter, Selection and treatment effect within pain rehabilitation form a gender equality perspective (Co-supervisor)