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Health Metrics belongs to the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at the Institute of Medicine at the Sahlgrenska Academy. Health Metrics was originally created at under the name Centre for Applied Biostatistics (Akademistatistik) in 2011, as a research group at the Occupational and Environmental Medicine unit.

As of January 2015 the unit took its new name of Health Metrics in order to reflect the broader responsibilites of the unit to coordinate research and education in statistics, epidemiology and health economics at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg.

Head of unit from the start in 2011 running until the fall of 2015 has been professor Max Petzold. Regarding general questions about the unit, please contact present head of unit professor Mikael Svensson. Full list of personnel with contact information can be found here.

Contact Information

Health Metrics, Sahlgrenska Academy

University of Gothenburg, PO Box 463, SE-405 30 Gothenburg, Sweden

Visiting Address:
Medicinaregatan 18A, 4th floor, Gothenburg

Contact Information

Mikael Svensson, PhD

Professor of Applied Health Economics and Head of Unit, Health Metrics at the Sahlgrenska Academy

031-786 6783

Health Metrics staff

The Health Metrics team, May 2017

Page Manager: Naimi Johansson|Last update: 8/29/2019

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