Population Health Laboratory

The #PopHealthLab develops research activities aiming to inform public health surveillance & monitoring to help citizens, health stakeholders, clinicians, and policy makers take data-informed and evidence-based decisions.

Research areas are the epidemiology of population health in a life course and consequential perspective and the study of health services activities and quality of care in an evidence-based public health framework.

The #PopHealthLab has skills for the handling and analyses of complex data from multiples sources.

The #PopHealthLab frames research along three main areas:

Life course epidemiology 

  • Early life determinants
  • Social epidemiology
  • Primordial prevention

Consequential epidemiology

  • Public health implication
  • Effect size
  • Causality

Evidence-based public health

  • Public health surveillance
  • Data-informed healthcare decisions
  • Quality of care monitoring