Prof. Dr Bengt Järvholm

Bengt Järvholm is a specialist in occupational and environmental medicine, studying occupational causes of diseases using clinical and epidemiological methods. He has a long experience of using Swedish registers and is the PI of a large register of health examined construction workers (about 389 000 persons) who have been follow for up to 40 years. He has chaired numerous national committees on occupational health.. He has served on national and international research councils, was head of department and dean of the medical faculty of the university. Järvholm is active in teaching employers and employee organisations on topics related to employability, disability, and retirement and advises social partners on appropriate strategies to promote working longer in good health.