seniori fotoProf. Elisabete Weiderpass

Elisabete Weiderpass was trained in medicine (1992) and epidemiology (M.Sc., 1994) at the Federal University of Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and in cancer epidemiology at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden (Ph.D., 1999; post doc 1999-2000). She serves as a professor of medical epidemiology at the Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Karolinska Institutet, as a professor of cancer epidemiology at the Arctic University of Norway, Trømso, Norway, and as a senior researcher at the Cancer Registry of Norway in Oslo and at the Public Health Association in Helsinki, Finland. She has authored more than 350 publications. Her main research interests are cancer etiological and prognostic factors, cancer prevention, cancer survival, and cancer registration.