keynote speaker Margareta Norberg

Margareta Norberg
Umeå University
Umeå, Sweden

Västerbotten Intervention Programme  -  Experiences and implications  for population health

Margareta was born in 1951. MD 1977, specialist in Family Medicine 1983. PhD 2007 in the discipline Family medicine and Epidemiology with a thesis based on data from the Västerbotten Intervention Programme  (VIP) focusing on early risk markers of type 2 diabetes.

From 2008 medical coordinator of VIP at the Västerbotten County Council (50%) and researcher and adjunct lecturer at the unit of Epidemiology and Global Health, Dept. of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University (50%). Affiliated to the interdisciplinary research programme Ageing and Living Conditions, ALC, Umeå University, supported by the Swedish Research Council.