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Ayako Hiyoshi

Position: Adjunct Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Medical Sciences


Phone: +46 019 6026208

Room: X2107

Research subject Research environments

About Ayako Hiyoshi

Ayako Hiyoshi is an associate professor (docent in Swedish) and a social epidemiologist. She obtained PhD in epidemiology in 2013 from University College London, United Kingdom. Since then, she has been working at the Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Örebro University Hospital and Örebro University. Her research interest includes life-course influences of social, psychological and living-environmental factors on poor health later in life. Her postdoctoral research was supported by the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte, 2014-2128). She currently leads a project focusing on life events in the family and work and health consequences among family members (Forte 2019-01236) using large register-linkage data material (General Population Cohort 1990-2019). 

She collaborates with researchers from Örebro and Stockholm universities, UK and Japan. Collaborative projects include research into the consequences of bereavement (PI Prof Mikael Rostila, Stockholm University [SU], VR), life-course perspectives of bereavement (PI Prof Mikael Rostila, SU, VR), disability and cancer (PI Dr Alessandra Grotta, SU, Forte), working life after retirement age (PI Dr Loretta Platts, SU, Riksbanken), and anti-pandemic strategy and evaluation (PI Dr Yang Cao, Örebro University, VR).

She is a researcher at Stockholm University and Visiting Associate Professor at Osaka University.


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