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