Mikko Kärmeniemi

Postdoctoral Researcher, Profi6 Fibrobesity

Research Unit of Population Health
Faculty of Medicine


I am a postdoctoral researcher, epidemiologist, and geospatial data scientist working in the Fibrobesity (Prevention of Fibrosis Related to Obesity) Profi6 profiling theme. My current research focuses on the environmental and behavioral pathways of obesity-related comorbidities. My research interests include the complex interactions between environment and health, and urban planning as a means to promote healthy behaviors at the population level.

Research interests

  • Environmental life course epidemiology
  • Data science
  • Causal models
  • Urban planning

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