About the department
The Department of Community Medicine (ISM) is one of seven departments at the Faculty of Health Sciences. The department is structured into five sections, and also has its own administration including project funding. ISM employs more than 100 staff, more than half of which are attached to externally funded research projects.
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Causes of disease: The largest and highest profile research carried out at the department has concerned causes of - and occurrences of - different diseases, to a large extent based on our own population studies. In addition to this epidemiological research, we have considerable research activities within general practice, preventative medicine and other community medicine themes. Our comprehensive research is first and foremost disseminated through international journals.
More information about ISM's research activities is available by clicking here.
Public health and medical education: The majority of our teaching is associated with the medical programme and the Master's degree programme in Public Health. We also offer a host of research courses (N). For more information about our many teaching activities, please visit our teaching pages (N).