About us

Epidemiology and Public Health Group (EPHG) uses population-based approaches to advance knowledge about risk factors for the occurrence, development and outcome of acute and chronic diseases, including conditions related to occupation.

Understanding the role of genetic and environmental factors in chronic disease causation, development and outcome is a key element in this work. In addition researchers in this field renew and develop the evidence base for the practice of public health medicine. Some of our prestigious research groups include: