Mika Kivimäki

Professor Mika Kivimaki is an epidemiologist at University College London, UK, and University of Helsinki, Finland. He is the director of the British Whitehall II cohort study and leads the Individual-Participant-Data Meta-analysis in Working Populations (IPD-Work) consortium of 17 European cohort studies. The overarching aim of his research is to increase understanding on adulthood risk factors for impaired functioning and common chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and dementia. Kivimaki has published more than 900 peer-reviewed papers, including state-of-the-art reviews and meta-analyses in the Lancet and Nature Reviews. A biographical interview of Prof. Kivimaki is available in Circulation 2012;126;f97-f102 at:


Prof. Kivimaki, University College London

And University of Helsinki

Email: m.kivimaki@ucl.ac.uk

Last updated: 15.1.2018