Discover the IUMSP 2017 annual report
We are pleased to announce that our 2017 annual report is now online. Under the spotlights: the transition between Professor Fred Paccaud, former director of the IUMSP for 30 years, and the new director, Professor Murielle Bochud
Leenards 2018 Scientific Prize
This prize is awarded to IUMSP Silvia Stringhini and her research team. The aim of their project will be to determine whether cognitive decline and lifecourse socioeconomic status are correlated.
A joint SWISS TPH and IUMSP epidemiological management
The Federal Council has just agreed to the launch of the Human Biomonitoring project’s pilot study (large national cohort), which will last four years. Participants will be recruited at the CHUV and in Basle (Swiss TPH). The project is lead by the FOPH and the Swiss Biobanking Platform with a joint Swiss TPH and IUMSP epidemiological management.
MOOC: Disease Screening in Public Health
If you are interested in screening methods and decisions, the IUMSP provides, as of today, the new edition of its free online course : « Disease Screening in Public Health », produced by the Universities of Lausanne and Geneva. It is now available.

Serving the health of the whole population

The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP) specialises in the fields of public health research and training. It also provides services, in particular expert reports and evaluation projects on commission.
The IUMSP is part of the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and of the University of Lausanne. It is also a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre and a membre of the Swiss School of PUblic Health (SSPH+).

Latest publications

Chatelan A, Marques-Vidal P, Bucher S, et al. International Journal For Vitamin And Nutrition Research (2018) 1-12.
Lociciro S, Samitca S, Bize R. Lausanne, Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive (IUMSP), 2018, (Raisons de santé 284).
Coquoz N, Weilenmann D, Stolz D, et al. The European Respiratory Journal (2018).

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