Lund Karl Erik
Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway
Dr. Karl E. Lund is currently senior researcher at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. He was Research Director at the Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research for the period 2006-2018.
Dr. Lund has been involved in tobacco control work since the mid-1980s, working at the Norwegian Council on Tobacco or Health and the Norwegian Cancer Society, and received the Norwegian Medical Association’s Award in preventive medicine in 2000. He is well published within tobacco research, and has been called to give talks before authorities in several countries.
Dr. Lund has been a member of several expert committees including WHO’s International Agency for Cancer Research (IARC). He is currently Associate Editor in the scientific journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research and also a Senior Associate Editor of Tobacco Regulatory Science.
Dr. Lund chaired the organizing committee of the 2019 European SRNT conference. Dr. Lund has been an expert witness for the plaintiff in several tort liability lawsuits against the tobacco industry. He holds a PhD in Sociology from 1996 and he was formally assessed with qualifications as Professor in 2009.