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Professor Mika Kivimaki FMedSci

Job Title
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health
University College London (UCL)
Year elected



diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, and Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

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Psychiatry, psychology and mental health, behavioural science, genomics, epidemiology, clinical trials, population health sciences and global health

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Mika Kivimaki is Professor of Social Epidemiology at University College London. He is a world leader in social epidemiology with particular focus on non-communicable diseases. Professor Kivimaki is editor of the Routledge International Handbook of Psychosocial Epidemiology – the first on this topic. He leads the prestigious Whitehall II study, and his studies have been used as primary evidence for numerous clinical guidelines and policy statements, including the 2016 European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice; the NICE Guideline to Prevent Disability, Dementia and Frailty; the American Heart Association Scientific Statement on Social Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease; and the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health.

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