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Jesper Löve


Avd för samhällsmedicin och
Medicinaregatan 18A
41390 Göteborg
Global hälsa och folkhälsa, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Box 463
40530 Göteborg

Om Jesper Löve

Research interests

  • Social inequalities in health (mainly Non-communicable disease)
  • The link 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

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)
  • 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)
  • Tobacco control policies in Vietnam: Evaluation and stakeholder perceptions (PhD-project)

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)