Per-Olof Östergren

Per-Olof Östergren


Professor of Social Medicine

Per-Olof Östergren is professor of Social Medicine, with a special focus on Social Epidemiology, at Lund University. He has more than 30 years’ experience in research and academic teaching about the social determinants of health, particularly regarding stress in working life and social relations and health. Per-Olof has also served as expert in different contexts, such as member of the Malmö Commission (Commission for a socially sustainable Malmö) and participated in various projects initiated by the WHO Healthy Cities Network.