Epidemiology and Global Health

Welcome to the Umeå International School of Public Health - a multi-disciplinary institution with a truly global approach to epidemiology and public health.

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Our VISION is to be a leading academic centre for research and education which contributes to equitable and sustainable improvements in health and welfare across the globe.

Our MISSION is to conduct ethically sound, transdisciplinary, and innovative research and education, and to engage with society.

Our daily work is guided by the following VALUES:
• A concern for ethics, equity, empowerment, and the environment
• Freedom of thought and expression
• Open mindedness and mutual respect

Staff and students from all corners of the world share a common goal of extending their knowledge of public health challenges, working alongside each other from regional, national and global perspectives.

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2014-04-28

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Contact Information

Epidemiology and Global Health
Umeå University
SE-901 87 Umeå, Sweden 

Visiting Address
Building 9B, University Hospital, Entrance X5

Tel:  +46 90 785 2769

Fax:  +46 90 13 89 77

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Contacts at Epidemiology and Global Health

Head of the unit
Anneli Ivarsson

Administrative co-ordinator 
Karin Johansson

Deputy study director MPH programme
Kjerstin Dahlblom

Study director research studies Anna-Karin Hurtig