Jo S Stenehjem

Dr. Jo S. Stenehjem holds a PhD on cancer risk among offshore oil workers, and currently heads a research group working on exposure-related disease risk among offshore workers. Dr. Stenehjem is also involved in other occupational cancer projects, including those related to firefighters, asphalt and nickel workers. He has also worked extensively with lifestyle epidemiology and late effects among cancer survivors and has been particularly interested in how modifiable risk factors affect cancer incidence, as well as survival and secondary outcomes after cancer. He was deemed professor competent in epidemiology at UiO in 2023, completed the UiO’s university pedagogy in 2019, has a PhD in epidemiology from UiO in 2014, a master's degree in epidemiology/movement science from NTNU in 2009 and a bachelor's degree in sports physiology/movement science from NTNU and Università di Verona (Italy) from 2007.

Dr. Jo S. Stenehjem holds a PhD on cancer risk among offshore oil workers, and currently heads a research group working on occupational and environmental causes of disease among offshore workers.

 

The research group has extensive research collaboration with the University of Oslo where one of the NFR-projects is anchored, as well as several other national and international partners at the National Trauma Registry, the Emergency Clinic Oslo University Hospital, the National Institute of Occupational Health, the University of Bergen, the National Cancer Institute and Albert Einstein College of Medicine (USA), the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (USA), the Occupational Cancer Research Centre (Canada) and the University of Utrecht (Netherlands).

Dr. Stenehjem is also involved in other occupational cancer projects, including those related to asphalt and nickel workers. He also participates in the EU-funded OMEGA-NET consortium. 

He has also worked extensively with lifestyle epidemiology and late effects among cancer survivors and has been particularly interested in how modifiable risk factors affect cancer incidence, as well as survival and secondary outcomes after cancer.

Education:

  • 2023 - Professor competent, UiO
  • 2019 - University pedagogy, UiO
  • 2014 - PhD in epidemiology, UiO
  • 2009 - Master of Epidemiology/Human Movement Science, NTNU
  • 2007 - Bachelor in sports physiology/movement science, NTNU/Università di   Verona (Italy)