Specialist Director




NIPH Team member

Per E. Schwarze

Specialist Director

PhD, cell biology, 1981, University of Oslo

Eurotox Registered Toxicologist

Work experience: Scientist at the Department of Tissue Culture at the Institute of Cancer Research, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, Oslo, Norway, 1981-1989.  Karolinska institutet, Huddinge sjukhus, Huddinge, Sweden 1988/89. Department of Pathology, University of Toronto, 1987. Istituto Fisiologia Generale, University of Genova, 1985. Norwegian Institute of Public Health: Senior scientist from 1989; from 1991 head of Department of Air Pollution Toxicology; from 2002 Department Director for the Department of Air Pollution and Noise, Norwegian Institute of Public Health,
Present position: Specialist Director for Science and Health Analysis, Division of Infectious Disease Control and Environmental Medicine; Norwegian Institute of Public Health. Per Schwarze has worked for more than 25 years in the field of indoor and outdoor pollution and noise and has published more than 200 papers or book chapters. International projects on Environment and Health: RAIAP, ESCAPE, HELIX, ELAPSE, NordicWelfAir. Sino – Norwegian project on air pollution in China, Russian-Norwegian collaboration on the health effects of nanoparticles and human biomonitoring. Involved in national reports on snus and e-cigarettes. Associated editor of Particle Fibre Toxicology.

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