INRICH Member Profile Card

Lucie Laflamme

Karolinska Institutet Division of Global

Lucie Laflamme has a PhD in Industrial Relations from Laval University, Quebec, Canada.

She is currently the Head of the Department of Public Health Sciences. She has been part of various national, European and international task forces on injury prevention, including as temporary advisor for the WHO at many occasions. She has extensively published on social inequalities in injuries in childhood and youth. She is vice-president of the EUPHA section on Injury Control and Safety Promotion.

Type of member: Regular

Telephone: +46(0)852483362

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Mailing Address: Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences, Widerströmska Huset, Tomtebodavägen 18 A, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden

Current research interests
M-Health in emergency care (among others for children). Project: M-Health for burn diagnostics and care in South Africa. Knowledge-based partnerships. Intervention in resource poor settings in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. Multidisciplinary project.

Medication and injuries. Health condition and unintentional injuries.

Road traffic injuries in children and youth - social differences : Many studies in this area over the years, both in high and low and middle income countries.

Research priorities
Pathways and mechanisms: Cumulative and additive social risk exposures (e.g. transient v. persistent poverty). | Methodological issues: Need to study social gradients as well as poverty. Regional studies (within countries). | Other:

Health in emergency care in resource poor settings to reduce differential consequences of injuries

Selected publications

Sengoelge, M., Elling, B., Laflamme, L., & Hasselberg, M. (2013). Country-level economic disparity and child mortality related to housing and injuries: a study in 26 European countries. Injury Prevention, 19(5), 311-315. doi:10.1136/injuryprev-2012-040624

Sengoelge, M., Hasselberg, M., Ormandy, D., & Laflamme, L. (2013). Housing, income inequality and child injury mortality in Europe: a cross-sectional study. Child: Care, Health and Development, 40(2), 283-291. doi:10.1111/cch.12027