Director of Studies at Department. Associate professor in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, PhD in Statistics and B.Sc in Mathematics. Appointed as Excellent teacher in Umeå University’s pedagogical qualification model. Lecturer in biostatistics and statistical consultant. Responsible for statistical considerations and analyses in the Salut child health intervention programme in Västerbotten.
Govert van Heusden
Graduated from the medical faculty of Leuven Catholic University in 1983 and from the MPH at the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) in 1990, G. van Heusden worked in different countries (Brazil, Yemen, Niger, Kenya and Ecuador) as public health specialist.
Medical doctor and specialist in infectious diseases and tropical medicine, and a senior lecturer and researcher at the Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DIDTM) of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU), Munich, Germany. He has earned a Master’s Degree in International Health at KIT, Amsterdam in 2007/2008.
Ex officio Member
Rodney is a Teaching Fellow in Global Health and Anthropology at the University College London’s Institute for Global Health (IGH). He lectures and leads postgraduate and undergraduate seminars in medical anthropology, behavior change and global health. Rodney’s research interests include medical anthropology as it intersects with material and visual culture; belonging and politics of representation and well being.
Education: BSc European Public Health; MSc Global Health
Global health graduate with a specific focus on and interest in health inequities and planetary health.