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Research Centre for Prevention and Health, FCFS - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
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Organisation profile

Aims and objectives

Research Centre for Prevention and Health (RCPH) is a research centre within public health and epidemiology. RCPH carries out research mainly within the fields of population-based epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, and prevention and health promotion.

Furthermore, RCPH provides evidence-based counselling to the Capital Region and its municipalities.

Focus areas

Causes of common chronic diseases. Allergic diseases. Chronic respiratory diseases. Cardiovascular diseases. Type 2 diabetes. Auto immune diseases. Gastrointestinal diseases. Functional disorders. Micro nutrients. Determinants of patient outcomes of treatment. Monitoring of lifestyle, health and disease in the general population. The effects of health promoting interventions at individual and population level including complex interventions. Interdisciplinary research. 

Disciplines, methods and tools

Our research is based on a translational approach that spans from basic epidemiology and biomarkers to implementation of prevention and health promotion interventions. The population-based epidemiological studies. Biomarkers. Genetics. Mendelian randomisation. Research biobank. National registries. National clinical databases for quality assessment. 

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