Mikko Kärmeniemi

Postdoctoral Researcher, Profi6 Fibrobesity

Research Unit of Population Health
Faculty of Medicine


I am a postdoc researcher, epidemiologist and geospatial data scientist working in the Fibrobesity (Preventing Fibrosis Related to Obesity) profiling theme funded by the Academy of Finland. My current research focuses on the environmental and behavioral pathways of obesity-related comorbidities. My research interests cover the complex interplay between environment and health, and urban planning as a means to enhance healthy behaviors at a population level.

Research interests

  • Data science
  • Causal models
  • Urban planning

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