Background and activities

Professor in Social Medicine, MD, PhD, HUNT Research Centre, Department of Public health and nursing, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, NTNU, Norway. https://www.ntnu.edu/hunt

Former Specialist in General Practice, now a Specialist and Consultant in Psychiatry, Levanger Hospital, Nord-Trøndelag Health Trust, Norway.

Personal interview in the Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26534808/

Founder and leader for the Trøndelag Public Health Alliance since 2016. 

Co-founder and Deputy Chairman of the Board og National Competebnce Centre for Arts and Health, Norrway. https://kulturoghelse.no/

PhD in Social Epidemiology / Public Health, research on socio-economic causes of poor health, disease, mortality and disability. Research experience in risc factor epidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology, geriatric epidemiology, occupational health, technology and health services research. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Krokstad+Steinar)  

Published several book chapters in social medicine and medical sociology, one of the editors of the new Social Medicine textbook in Norway. (http://www.gyldendal.no/Gyldendal-Akademisk/Medisin/Sosialmedisin)

The HUNT Study

Project manager (PI) of the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study in 2006-08 (HUNT3), and Director of the HUNT Research Centre during the HUNT4 data collection (2017-19), which integrated data from a variety of medical and social science research disciplines (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22879362).  Data from HUNT have led to extensive research in a wide range of disciplines, over 200 PhDs are based on the data. In addition, HUNT is a population based screening for selected diseases and conditions.

International research collaboration

Preventive medicine and health promotion

As Head of the HUNT Research Centre 2008 - 2020, (http://www.ntnu.edu/hunt) heavily involved in disease prevention and health promotion in partnership with local, regional and national authorities.

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

  • Hjorthen, Sofie Lauvås; Skalicka, Vera; Sund, Erik; Krokstad, Steinar. (2020) Understanding coastal public health: Employment, behavioural and psychosocial factors associated with geographical inequalities. The HUNT study, Norway. Social Science and Medicine. vol. 264.
  • Løkken, Bente Irene; Merom, Dafna; Sund, Erik; Krokstad, Steinar; Rangul, Vegar. (2020) Cultural participation and all-cause mortality, with possible gender differences: an 8-year follow-up in the HUNT Study, Norway. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. vol. 74 (8).
  • Storeng, Siri Høivik; Vinjerui, Kristin Hestmann; Sund, Erik; Krokstad, Steinar. (2020) Associations between complex multimorbidity, activities of daily living and mortality among older Norwegians. A prospective cohort study: the HUNT Study, Norway. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 20.
  • Storeng, Siri Høivik; Sund, Erik; Krokstad, Steinar. (2020) Prevalence, clustering and combined effects of lifestyle behaviours and their association with health after retirement age in a prospective cohort study, the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study, Norway. BMC Public Health.
  • Vinjerui, Kristin Hestmann; Krokstad, Steinar; Sund, Erik; Bjørngaard, Johan Håkon. (2020) Socioeconomic position, multimorbidity and mortality in a population cohort, the HUNT Study. Journal of Clinical Medicine.
  • Weiss, Daniel Albert; Sund, Erik; Freese, Jeremy; Krokstad, Steinar. (2020) The diffusion of innovative diabetes technologies as a fundamental cause of social inequalities in health. The Nord‐Trøndelag Health Study, Norway. Sociology of Health and Illness.
  • Arntzen, Annett; Bøe, Tormod; Dahl, Espen; Drange, Nina Eirin; Eikemo, Terje Andreas; Elstad, Jon Ivar; Fosse, Elisabeth; Krokstad, Steinar; Syse, Astri; Sletten, Mira Aaboen; Strand, Bjørn Heine. (2019) 29 recommendations to combat social inequalities in health. The Norwegian Council on Social Inequalities in Health. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. vol. 47 (6).
  • Bixby, Honor; Bentham, James; Zhou, Bin; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Paciorek, Christopher J.; Bennett, James E.; Taddei, Cristina; Stevens, Gretchen A.; Rodriguez-Martinez, Andrea; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M.; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ekelund, Ulf; Kolle, Elin; Steene-Johannessen, Jostein; Tarp, Jakob; Ariansen, Inger; Biehl, Anna Månsson; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Meisfjord, Jørgen Rajan; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Meyer, Haakon E; Haugsgjerd, Teresa Risan; Tell, Grethe S.; Janszky, Imre; Krokstad, Steinar; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Sen, Abhijit; Vatten, Lars Johan; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Wilsgaard, Tom; Khang, Young-Ho; Soric, Maroje; Gregg, Edward W.; Miranda, J. Jaime; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Savin, Stefan; Sophiea, Marisa K.; Iurilli, Maria L. C.; Solomon, Bethlehem D.; Cowan, Melanie J.; Riley, Leanne M.; Danaei, Goodarz; Bovet, Pascal; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Hambleton, Ian R; Hayes, Alison J; Ikeda, Nayu; Kengne, Andre P; Laxmaiah, Avula. (2019) Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults. Nature. vol. 569.
  • Hovdenak, Ingrid Marie; Stea, Tonje Holte; Magnus, Per; Krokstad, Steinar; Samdal, Oddrun; Bere, Elling Tufte. (2019) How to evaluate the effect of seven years of The Norwegian School Fruit Scheme (2007-14) on fruit, vegetables, snacks consumption and weight status- A natural experiment. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health.
  • Li, Juan; Wu, Bei; Tevik, Kjerstin Elisabeth; Krokstad, Steinar; Helvik, Anne-Sofie. (2019) Factors associated with elevated consumption of alcohol in older adults-comparison between China and Norway: the CLHLS and the HUNT Study. BMJ Open. vol. 9 (8).
  • Tagseth, Mattias; Sund, Erik; Hallman, Göran; Holmen, Jostein; Kvistad, Kyrre; Vik, John Tore; Krokstad, Steinar. (2019) May telephone surveys provide reliable public health surveillance data for municipalities? Mode effects differ between categories of questions. The HUNT Study, Norway. Norsk Epidemiologi. vol. 28 (1-2).
  • Tevik, Kjerstin Elisabeth; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut; Seim, Arnfinn; Krokstad, Steinar; Helvik, Anne-Sofie. (2019) Factors associated with alcohol consumption and prescribed drugs with addiction potential among older women and men – the Nord-Trøndelag health study (HUNT2 and HUNT3), Norway, a population-based longitudinal study. BMC Geriatrics. vol. 19.
  • Tevik, Kjerstin Elisabeth; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut; Seim, Arnfinn; Krokstad, Steinar; Helvik, Anne-Sofie. (2019) Mortality in older adults with frequent alcohol consumption and use of drugs with addiction potential – The Nord Trøndelag Health Study 2006-2008 (HUNT3), Norway, a population-based study. PLOS ONE. vol. 14 (4).
  • Zhou, Bin; Bentham, James; Di Cesare, Mariachiara; Bixby, Honor; Danaei, Goodarz; Hajifathalian, Kaveh; Taddei, Cristina; Carrillo-Larco, Rodrigo M; Djalalinia, Shirin; Khatibzadeh, Shahab; Lugero, Charles; Peykari, Niloofar; Zhang, Wan Zhu; Bennett, James; Bilano, Ver; Stevens, Gretchen A; Cowan, Melanie J; Riley, Leanne M; Chen, Zhengming; Hambleton, Ian R; Jackson, Rod T; Kengne, Andre Pascal; Khang, Young-Ho; Laxmaiah, Avula; Liu, Jing; Malekzadeh, Reza; Neuhauser, Hannelore K; Sorić, Maroje; Starc, Gregor; Sundström, Johan; Woodward, Mark; Abarca-Gómez, Leandra; Abdeen, Ziad A; Abu-Rmeileh, Niveen M; Acosta-Cazares, Benjamin; Adams, Robert J; Aekplakorn, Wichai; Afsana, Kaosar; Aguilar-Salinas, Carlos A; Agyemang, Charles; Ahmad, Noor Ani; Ahmadvand, Alireza; Ahrens, Wolfgang; Ajlouni, Kamel; Akhtaeva, Nazgul; Al-Raddadi, Rajaa; Ali, Mohamed M; Ali, Osman; Alkerwi, Ala'a; Aly, Eman; Amarapurkar, Deepak N; Amouyel, Philippe; Amuzu, Antoinette; Andersen, Lars Bo; Anderssen, Sigmund Alfred; Ängquist, Lars H; Anjana, Ranjit Mohan; Ansong, Daniel; Aounallah-Skhiri, Hajer; Araujo, Joana; Ariansen, Inger; Aris, Tahir; Arlappa, Nimmathota; Arveiler, Dominique; Aryal, Krishna K; Aspelund, Thor; Assah, Felix K; Assunção, Maria Cecília Formoso; Avdicova, Macria; Azevedo, Ana; Azizi, Fereidoun; Babu, Bontha V; Bahijri, Suhad; Balakrishna, Nagalla; Bamoshmoosh, Mohamed; Banach, Maciej; Bandosz, Piotr; Banegas, Jose R; Barbagallo, Carlo M; Barceló, Alberto; Barkat, Amina; Barros, Aluisio JD; Barros, Mauro V; Bata, Iqbal; Batieha, Anwar M; Batyrbek, Assembekov; Baur, Louise A; Beaglehole, Robert; Romdhane, Habiba Ben; Benet, Mikhail; Benson, Lowell S; Bernabe-Ortiz, Antonio; Bernotiene, Gailute; Bettiol, Heloisa; Bhagyalaxmi, Aroor; Bharadwaj, Sumit; Bhargava, Santosh K; Bi, Yufang; Bikbov, Mukharram; Bista, Bihungum; Bjerregaard, Peter; Bjertness, Espen; Bjertness, Marius Bergsmark; Björkelund, Cecilia; Blokstra, Anneke; Bo, Simona; Bobak, Martin; Boeing, Heiner; Boggia, Jose G; Boissonnet, Carlos P; Bongard, Vanina; Borchini, Rossana; Bovet, Pascal; Braeckman, Lutgart; Brajkovich, Imperia; Branca, Francesco; Breckenkamp, Juergen; Brenner, Hermann; Brewster, Lizzy M; Bruno, Graziella; Bueno-De-Mesquita, Hendrik Bastiaan; Bugge, Anna; Burns, Con; Bursztyn, Michael; de Léon, Antonio Cabrera; Cacciottolo, Joseph; Cai, Hui; Cameron, Christine; Can, Gunay; Candido, Ana Paula C; Capuano, Vincenzo; Cardoso, Viviane C; Carlsson, Axel C; Carvalho, Maria J; Casanueva, Felipe F; Casas, Juan-Pablo; Caserta, Carmelo A; Chamukuttan, Snehalatha; Chan, Angelique W; Chan, Queenie; Chaturvedi, Himanshu K; Chaturvedi, Nishi; Chen, Chien-Jen; Chen, Fangfang; Chen, Huashuai; Chen, Shuohua; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Dekkaki, Imane Cherkaoui; Chetrit, Angela; Chiolero, Arnaud; Chiou, Shu-Ti; Chirita-Emandi, Adela; Chirlaque, Maria-Dolores; Cho, Belong; Cho, Yumi; Christofaro, Diego G; Chudek, Jerzy; Cifkova, Renata; Cinteza, Eliza; Claessens, Frank; Clays, Els; Concin, Hans; Cooper, Cyrus; Cooper, Rachel; Coppinger, Tara C; Costanzo, Simona; Cottel, Dominique; Cowell, Chris; Craig, Cora L; Crujeiras, Ana B; Cruz, Juan J; D'Arrigo, Graziella; d'Orsi, Eleonora; Dallongeville, Jean; Damasceno, Albertino; Dankner, Rachel; Dantoft, Thomas M; Dauchet, Luc; Davletov, Kairat; De Backer, Guy; De Bacquer, Dirk; de Gaetano, Giovanni; De Henauw, Stefaan; de Oliveira, Paula Duarte; De Smedt, Delphine; Deepa, Mohan; Dehghan, Abbas; Delisle, Helene; Deschamps, Valerie; Dhana, Klodian; Di Castelnuovo, Augusto F; Dias-da-Costa, Juvenal Soares; Diaz, Alejandro; Dickerson, Ty T; Do, Ha TP; Dobson, Annette J; Donfrancesco, Chiara; Donoso, Silvana P; Doring, Angela; Dorobantu, Maria; Doua, Kouamelan; Drygas, Wojciech; Dulskiene, Virginija; Dzakula, Aleksandar; Dzerve, Vilnis; Dziankowska-Zaborszczyk, Elzbieta; Eggertsen, Robert; Ekelund, Ulf; El Ati, Jalila; Elliott, Paul; Elosua, Roberto; Erasmus, Rajiv T; Erem, Cihangir; Eriksen, Louise; Eriksson, Johan G; Escobedo-de la Peña, Jorge; Evans, Alun; Faeh, David; Fall, Caroline H; Farzadfar, Farshad; Felix-Redondo, Francisco J; Ferguson, Trevor S; Fernandes, Romulo A; Fernandez-Berges, Daniel; Ferrante, Daniel; Ferrari, Marika; Ferreccio, Catterina; Ferrieres, Jean; Finn, Joseph D; Fischer, Krista; Foger, Bernhard; Foo, Leng Huat; Forslund, Ann-Sofie; Forsner, Maria; Fouad, Heba M; Francis, Damian K; Franco, Maria do Carmo; Franco, Oscar H; Frontera, Guillermo; Fuchs, Flavio D; Fuchs, Sandra C; Fujita, Yuki; Furusawa, Takuro; Gaciong, Zbigniew; Galvano, Fabio; Garcia-de-la-Hera, Manoli; Gareta, Dickman; Garnett, Sarah P; Gaspoz, Jean-Michel; Gasull, Magda; Gates, Louise; Geleijnse, Johanna M; Ghasemian, Anoosheh; Ghimire, Anup; Giampaoli, Simona; Gianfagna, Francesco; Gill, Tiffany K; Giovannelli, Jonathan; Goldsmith, Rebecca A; Gonçalves, Helen; Gonzalez-Gross, Marcela; González-Rivas, Juan P; Gorbea, Mariano Bonet; Gottrand, Frederic; Graff-Iversen, Sidsel; Grafnetter, Dusan; Grajda, Aneta; Grammatikopoulou, Maria G; Gregor, Ronald D; Grodzicki, Tomasz; Grøntved, Anders; Grosso, Giuseppe; Gruden, Gabriella; Grujic, Vera; Gu, Dongfeng; Guan, Ong Peng; Gudmundsson, Elias F; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Guerrero, Ramiro; Guessous, Idris; Guimaraes, Andre L; Gulliford, Martin C; Gunnlaugsdóttir, Johanna; Gunter, Marc; Gupta, Prakash C; Gupta, Rajeev; Gureje, Oye; Gurzkowska, Beata; Gutierrez, Laura; Gutzwiller, Felix; Hadaegh, Farzad; Halkjær, Jytte; Hardy, Rebecca; Kumar, Rachakulla Hari; Hata, Jun; Hayes, Alison J; He, Jiang; He, Yuna; Hendriks, Marleen Elisabeth; Henriques, Ana; Cadena, Leticia Hernandez; Herrala, Sauli; Heshmat, Ramin; Hihtaniemi, Ilpo Tapani; Ho, Sai Yin; Ho, Suzanne C; Hobbs, Michael; Hofman, Albert; Dinc, Gonul Horasan; Horimoto, Andrea RVR; Hormiga, Claudia M; Horta, Bernardo L; Houti, Leila; Howitt, Christina; Htay, Thein Thein; Htet, Aung Soe; Htike, Maung Maung Than; Hu, Yonghua; Huerta, José María; Huisman, Martijn; Husseini, Abdullatif S; Huybrechts, Inge; Hwalla, Nahla; Iacoviello, Licia; Iannone, Anna G; Ibrahim, Mohsen M; Wong, Norazizah Ibrahim; Ikeda, Nayu; Ikram, M Arfan; Irazola, Vilma E; Islam, Muhammad; al-Safi Ismail, Aziz; Ivkovic, Vanja; Iwasaki, Masanori; Jacobs, Jeremy M; Jaddou, Hashem; Jafar, Tazeen; Jamrozik, Konrad; Janszky, Imre; Jasienska, Grazyna; Jóźwiak, Ana; Jelakovic, Bojan; Jennings, Garry; Jeong, Seung-Lyeal; Jiang, Chao Qiang; Joffres, Michel; Johansson, Mattias; Jokelainen, Jari J; Jonas, Jost B; Jørgensen, Torben; Joshi, Pradeep; Jóźwiak, Jacek Jerzy; Juolevi, Anne; Jurak, Gregor; Juresa, Vesna; Kaaks, Rudolf; Kafatos, Anthony; Kajantie, Eero O; Kalter-Leibovici, Ofra; Kamaruddin, Nor Azmi; Karki, Khem B; Kasaeian, Amir; Katz, Joanne; Kauhanen, Jussi; Kaur, Prabhdeep; Kavousi, Maryam; Kazakbaeva, Gyulli; Keil, Ulrich; Boker, Lital Keinan; Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi, Sirkka; Kelishadi, Roya; Kemper, Han CG; Kengne, Andre P; Kerimkulova, Alina; Kersting, Mathilde; Key, Timothy; Khader, Yousef Saleh; Khalili, Davood; Khateeb, Mohammad; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Kiechl-Kohlendorfer, Ursula; Kiechl, Stefan; Killewo, Japhet; Kim, Jeongseon; Kim, Yeon-Yong; Klumbiene, Jurate; Knoflach, Michael; Kolle, Elin; Kolsteren, Patrick; Korrovits, Paul; Koskinen, Seppo; Kouda, Katsuyasu; Kowlessur, Sudhir; Koziel, Slawomir; Kriemler, Susi; Kristensen, Peter Lund; Krokstad, Steinar; Kromhout, Daan; Kruger, Herculina S; Kubinova, Ruzena; Kuciene, Renata; Kuh, Diana; Kujala, Urho M; Kulaga, Zbigniew; Kumar, R Krishna; Kurjata, Pawel; Kusuma, Yadlapalli S; Kuulasmaa, Kari; Kyobutungi, Catherine; Laatikainen, Tiina; Lachat, Carl; Lam, Tai Hing; Landrove, Orlando; Lanska, Vera; Lappas, Georg; Larijani, Bagher; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Bao, Khanh Le Nguyen; Le, Tuyen D; Leclercq, Catherine; Lee, Jeannette; Lee, Jeonghee; Lehtimäki, Terho; Leon-Munoz, Luz M; Levitt, Naomi S; Li, Yanping; Lilly, Christa L; Lim, Wei-Yen; Lima-Costa, M Fernanda; Lin, Hsien-Ho; Lin, Xu; Lind, Lars; Linneberg, Allan; Lissner, Lauren; Litwin, Mieczyslaw; Lorbeer, Roberto; Lotufo, Paulo A; Lozano, Jose Eugenio; Luksiene, Dalia; Lundqvist, Annamari; Lunet, Nuno; Lytsy, Per; Ma, Guansheng; Ma, Jun; Machado-Coelho, George LL; Machi, Suka; Maggi, Stefania; Magliano, Dianna J; Magriplis, Emmanuella; Majer, Marjeta; Makdisse, Marcia; Malhotra, Rahul; Rao, Kodavanti Mallikharjuna; Malyutina, Sofia; Manios, Yannis; Mann, Jim I; Manzato, Enzo; Margozzini, Paula; Marques-Vidal, Pedro; Marques, Larissa Pruner; Marrugat, Jaume; Martorell, Reynaldo; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Matijasevich, Alicia; Matsha, Tandi E; Mbanya, Jean Claude N; Posso, Anselmo J Mc Donald; McFarlane, Shelly R; McGarvey, Stephen T; McLachlan, Stela; McLean, Rachael M; McLean, Scott B; McNulty, Breige A; Mediene-Benchekor, Sounnia; Medzioniene, Jurate; Meirhaeghe, Aline; Meisinger, Christa; Menezes, Ana Maria B; Menon, Geetha R; Meshram, Indrapal I; Metspalu, Andres; Meyer, Haakon E; Mi, Jie; Mikkel, Kairit; Miller, Jody C; Minderico, Claudia S; Miquel, Juan Francisco; Miranda, J Jaime; Mirrakhimov, Erkin; Misigoj-Durakovic, Marjeta; Modesti, Pietro A; Mohamed, Mostafa K; Mohammad, Kazem; Mohammadifard, Noushin; Mohan, Viswanathan; Mohanna, Salim; Yusoff, Muhammad Fadhli Mohd; Møllehave, Line Tang; Møller, Niels C; Molnar, Denes; Momenan, Amirabbas; Mondo, Charles K; Monyeki, Kotsedi Daniel K; Moon, Jin Soo; Moreira, Leila B; Morejon, Alain; Moreno, Luis A; Morgan, Karen; Moschonis, George; Mossakowska, Malgorzata; Mostafa, Aya; Mota, Jorge; Motlagh, Mohammad Esmaeel; Motta, Jorge; Msyamboza, Kelias P; ThetMu, Thet; Muiesan, Maria L; Muller-Nurasyid, Martina; Murphy, Neil; Mursu, Jaakko; Musil, Vera; Nabipour, Iraj; Nagel, Gabriele; Naidu, Balkish M; Nakamura, Harunobu; Námešná, Jana; Nang, Ei Ei K; Nangia, Vinay B; Narake, Sameer; Nauck, Matthias; Navarrete-Muñoz, Eva María; Ndiaye, Ndeye Coumba; Neal, William A; Nenko, Ilona; Neovius, Martin; Nervi, Flavio; Nguyen, Chung T; Nguyen, Nguyen D; Nguyen, Quang Ngoc; Nguyen, Quang V; Nieto-Martinez, Ramfis E; Niiranen, Teemu J; Ning, Guang; Ninomiya, Toshiharu; Nishtar, Sania; Noale, Marianna; Noboa, Oscar A; Noorbala, Ahmad Ali; Norat, Teresa; Noto, Davide; Al Nsour, Mohannad; O'Reilly, Dermot; Oda, Eiji; Oehlers, Glenn; Oh, Kyungwon; Ohara, Kumiko; Olinto, Maria Teresa A; Oliveira, Isabel O; Omar, Mohd Azahadi; Onat, Altan; Ong, Sok King; Ono, Lariane M; Ordunez, Pedro; Ornelas, Rui; Osmond, Clive; Ostojic, Sergej M; Ostovar, Afshin; Otero, Johanna A; Overvad, Kim; Owusu-Dabo, Ellis; Paccaud, Fred Michel; Padez, Cristina; Pahomova, Elena; Pajak, Andrzej; Palli, Domenico; Palmieri, Luigi; Pan, Wen-Harn; Panda-Jonas, Songhomitra; Panza, Francesco; Papandreou, Dimitrios; Park, Soon-Woo; Parnell, Winsome R; Parsaeian, Mahboubeh; Patel, Nikhil D; Pecin, Ivan; Pednekar, Mangesh S; Peer, Nasheeta; Peeters, Petra H; Peixoto, Sergio Viana; Peltonen, Markku; Pereira, Alexandre C; Peters, Annette; Petersmann, Astrid; Petkeviciene, Janina; Pham, Son Thai; Pigeot, Iris; Pikhart, Hynek; Pilav, Aida; Pilotto, Lorenza; Pitakaka, Freda; Piwonska, Aleksandra; Plans-Rubió, Pedro; Polašek, Ozren; Porta, Miquel; Portegies, Marileen LP; Pourshams, Akram; Poustchi, Hossein; Pradeepa, Rajendra; Prashant, Mathur; Price, Jacqueline F; Puder, Jardena J; Puiu, Maria; Punab, Margus; Qasrawi, Radwan F; Qorbani, Mostafa; Bao, Tran Quoc; Radic, Ivana; Radisauskas, Ricardas; Rahman, Mahfuzar; Raitakari, Olli; Raj, Manu; Rao, Sudha Ramachandra; Ramachandran, Ambady; Ramos, Elisabete; Rampal, Lekhraj; Rampal, Sanjay; Rangel Reina, Daniel A; Redon, Josep; Reganit, Paul Ferdinand M; Ribeiro, Robespierre; Riboli, Elio; Rigo, Fernando; Rinke de Wit, Tobias F; Ritti-Dias, Raphael M; Robinson, Sian M; Robitaille, Cynthia; Rodriguez-Artalejo, Fernando; Rodriguez-Perez, Maria del Cristo; Rodriguez-Villamizar, Laura A; Rojas-Martinez, Rosalba; Romaguera, Dora; Ronkainen, Kimmo; Rosengren, Annika; Roy, Joel GR; Rubinstein, Adolfo; Ruiz-Betancourt, Blanca Sandra; Rutkowski, Marcin; Sabanayagam, Charumathi; Sachdev, Harshpal S; Saidi, Olfa; Sakarya, Sibel; Salanave, Benoit; Martinez, Eduardo Salazar; Salmerón, Diego; Salomaa, Veikko; Salonen, Jukka T; Salvetti, Massimo; Sánchez-Abanto, José; Sans, Susana; Santos, Diana A; Santos, Ina S; Santos, Renata Nunes dos; Santos, Rute; Saramies, Jouko L; Sardinha, Luis B; Sarganas, Giselle; Sarrafzadegan, Nizal; Saum, Kai-Uwe; Savva, Savvas; Scazufca, Marcia; Schargrodsky, Herman; Schipf, Sabine; Schmidt, Carsten O; Schöttker, Ben; Schultsz, Constance; Schutte, Aletta E; Sein, Aye Aye; Sen, Abhijit; Senbanjo, Idowu O; Sepanlou, Sadaf G; Sharma, Sanjib K; Shaw, Jonathan E; Shibuya, Kenji; Shin, Dong Wook; Shin, Youchan; Si-Ramlee, Khairil; Siantar, Rosalynn; Sibai, Abla M; Silva, Diego Augusto Santos; Simon, Mary; Simons, Judith; Simons, Leon A; Sjöström, Michael; Skovbjerg, Sine; Slowikowska-Hilczer, Jolanta; Slusarczyk, Przemyslaw; Smeeth, Liam; Smith, Margaret C; Snijder, Marieke B; So, Hung-Kwan; Sobngwi, Eugene; Soderberg, Stefan; Solfrizzi, Vincenzo; Sonestedt, Emily; Song, Yi; Sørensen, Thorkild IA; Soric, Maroje; Jérome, Charles Sossa; Soumare, Aicha; Staessen, Jan A; Stathopoulou, Maria G; 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