Denny Vågerö

Denny Vågerö


Professor of Medical Sociology

Denny Vågerö is a professor at Stockholm University. He was one of the founders of CHESS, Centre for Health Equity Studies in Stockholm, and is a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences. Denny was a commissioner in the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health and in WHO Euro’s “Review of social determinants and the European health divide”. His research focuses on why health inequalities are reproduced in each new generation in spite of economic development, modern medicine and the democratic welfare state.