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Dr. Hans-Olov Adami, PhD
Dr. Hans-Olov Adami, PhD
Professor of epidemiology, University of Oslo, Former member of the Nobel Assembly, Norway
Areas of expertise

Clinical and epidemiological cancer research

  • Oslo University – Professor
  • Harvard University – Professor 
  • Uppsala University – Professor
  • Karolinska Institute – Professor 
  • Involved in several epidemiologic and clinical research projects on cancer, chiefly in Europe but also in China, sub-Saharan Africa, and the United States
  • University of Athens and University of Iceland – Honorary Doctor of Medicine
  • Training as a surgeon, 1969–1986
  • PhD, 1978
  • Degree in medicine, 1969
Awards and achievements
  • Numerous scientific awards
  • Member of the editorial board of some 20 scientific journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, PLOS Medicine, and the Journal of the National Cancer Institute
  • As of August 2019, he has 960 entries in the Science Citation Index with a total of over 60,000 citations and an H-index of 124.
Academic memberships
  • Member of the Nobel Assembly (which awards the Nobel Prize in medicine)
  • Board member of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences
  • Member of the Royal Society of Sciences of Uppsala, the Royal Academy of Sciences of Sweden, and the board of directors of Frontier Science Foundation
Appearances and publications in other media
3rd ed., Oxford University Press,
22 Mar 2018
Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology
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