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The rector appoints the board of the Centre of Public Health Sciences, which comprises representatives from all five UI schools.  

Boards of study in public health sciences, epidemiology and biostatistics, appointed by the CPHS board, organise studies in each subject.  

The centre's Academic Head for the current school year is prof. Arna Hauksdóttir.   

Queries and requests to the boards and Academic Head can be forwarded to publichealth@hi.is 

Centre of Public Health Sciences' board committee 2018 - 2021

Magnús Karl Magnússon, professor, chairman from the School of Health Sciences

Þórhallur Ingi Halldórsson, professor, and Lárus S. Guðmundsson, associate professor from the School of Humanities as his backup.

Vilhjálmur Árnason, professor, and Erla Hulda Halldórsdóttir, associate professor from the School of Social Sciences as his backup.

Sigrún Ólafsdóttir, professor, and Jón Gunnar Bernburg, professor from the School of Education as her backup.

Anna Sigríður Ólafsdóttir, professor, and Ástríður Stefánsdóttir, associate professor from the School of Engineering and Natural Sciences as her backup.

Gunnar Stefánsson, professor, and Ebba Þóra Hvannberg, professor as his backup.

Arna Hauksdóttir, professor and head of the Centre of Public Health Sciences, attends the committee's meetings. 

Programme committees 2019-2021

Public Health Sciences, MPH
Arna Hauksdóttir professor, Centre of Public Health Sciences
Ársæll Már Arnarson professor, Faculty of sport, leasure, and social studies
Geir Gunnlaugsson professor, Faculty of sociology, anthropology and folkloristics

Epidemiology, MS
Kristjana Einarsdóttir professor, epidemiologist, Centre of Public Health Sciences
Sigríður Lára Guðmundsdóttir, associate professor, Faculty of sport, leasure, and social studies
Stefán Hrafn Jónsson, professor, Faculty of sociology, anthropology and folkloristics

Biostatistics, MS  
Thor Aspelund, professor, statistician, Centre of Public Health Sciences
Jóhanna Jakobsdóttir, biostatistician, Centre of Public Health Sciences
Arnar Pálsson, associate professor, GGenomics and bioinformatics, Faculty of life and environmental sciences

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