Kim Bloomfield

Dr.P.H., Professor

Profile photoKim Bloomfield
Professor
Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences - Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Copenhagen
Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences
Postal address:
Artillerivej 90, 2
2300 København S

Denmark
Email: kb.crf@psy.au.dk
Mobile: +4551240399
Phone: +4587165342

Personal Data

Date of birth: 9 November 1953
Birthplace: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Citizenship: United States of America

Qualifications

Public Health, Dr.P.H., University of California

Public Health, M.P.H., University of California - Berkeley

History, B.A., University of California Los Angeles

Employment

Professor

Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences - Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Copenhagen

Aarhus University

København S, Denmark

1 Feb 2011 → present

Associate Professor

Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences - Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research

Aarhus University

Aarhus C, Denmark

1 Apr 200931 Jan 2011

Associate professor

Syddansk Universitet

1 Sep 200131 Mar 2009

Research Fellow

Freie Universität Berlin

Berlin, Germany

1 Oct 199231 Aug 2001

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of California, Berkeley

1 Jun 199031 May 1992

Visiting Professor

Syddansk Universitet

1 Apr 2009 → …

Guest Professor

Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin

1 Jan 2007 → …

Research and education information

Research Areas
Alcohol epidemiology, comparative international alcohol survey research, social epidemiology of alcohol use, social inequalities and gender differences in alcohol cconsumption and problem

Teaching Areas
Quantitative research methods in Public Health, introduction to epidemiology, population health, basic concepts in alcohol research

Recent Publications

Area-level relative deprivation nd alcohol use in Denmark: Is there are relationship?

Bloomfield, K., Berg-Beckhoff, G., Kedir Seid, A. & Stock, C., 10 Aug 2018, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. p. 1-11 11 p.

The relationship between socioeconomic status and risky drinking in Denmark: a cross-sectional general population study

Kedir, A., Bloomfield, K. & Hesse, M., 11 Jun 2018, In : BMC Public Health. 18, 743, p. 1-7 8 p.

Incremental predictive validity of the Addiction Severity Index psychiatric composite score in a consecutive cohort of patients in residential treatment for drug use disorders

Thylstrup, B., Bloomfield, K. & Hesse, M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Addictive Behaviors. 76, 1, p. 201-207 7 p.

Alcohol consumption, mental health status, and treatment in Nigeria and Uganda

Thylstrup, B., Seid, A. K. & Bloomfield, K., 2018, In : International Journal on Alcohol and Drug Research. 7, 1, p. 40-47 8 p.

Children, parental alcohol consumption and intimate partner violence: A multicountry analysis by perpetration versus victimization and sex

Graham, K., Bernards, S., Laslett, A-M., Gmel, G., Kuntsche, S., Wilsnack, S., Bloomfield, K., Grittner, U., Taft, A., Wilson, I. & Wells, S., 2018, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Is proximity to alcohol outlets associated with alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm in Denmark?

Seid, A. K., Berg-Beckhoff, G., Stock, C. & Bloomfield, K., 2018, In : Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 35, 2, p. 118-13 13 p.

Drinking patterns at the sub-national level: What do they tell us about drinking cultures in European countries?

Bloomfield, K., Grittner, U., Kraus, L. & Piontek, D., 14 Sep 2017, In : Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 34, 4, p. 342-352 11 p.

How do drinking cultures change? - or do they? A provisional model based on evidence of transitions in Denmark

Bloomfield, K., Karlsson, T. & Grittner, U., 2016, In : Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. 23, 4, p. 283-292 10 p.

Perceived parental alcohol problems, internalizing problems and impaired parent — child relationships among 71 988 young people in Denmark

Pisinger, V. S. C., Bloomfield, K. & Tolstrup, J., 2016, In : Addiction. 111, 11, p. 1966–1974 8 p.

’Make it another for me and my mates’: Does social capital encourage risky drinking among the Danish general population?

Seid, A. K., Hesse, M. & Bloomfield, K., 2016, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 44, 3, p. 240-248 9 p.

What is the role of roles? Exploring the link between social roles and women's alcohol use in low- and middle-income countries

Grittner, U., Nemeth, Z., Gaertner, B., Kuntsche, S. & Bloomfield, K., 22 Dec 2015, In : International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research. 4, 2, p. 139-149 11 p.

To cause harm and to be harmed by others: New perspectives on alcohol's harms to others

K. Seid, A., Grittner, U., Greenfield, T. K. & Bloomfield, K., 13 Oct 2015, In : Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 9, S2, p. 13-22 10 p.

Changes in mortality due to major alcohol-related diseases in four Nordic countries, France and Germany between 1980 and 2009: a comparative age-period-cohort analysis

Kraus, L., Østhus, S., Amundsen, E., Piontek, D., Härkönen, J., Legleye, S., Bloomfield, K., Mäkelä, P., Landberg, J. & Törrönen, J., 2015, In : Addiction. 110, 9, p. 1443-1452 10 p.

Experienced harm from other people's drinking: A comparison of northern European countries

Moan, I. S., Storvoll, E. E., Sundin, E., Lund, I. O., Bloomfield, K., Hope, A., Ramstedt, M., Huhtanen, P. & Kristjánsson, S., 2015, In : Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 9, S2, p. 45-57 13 p.

Harm experienced from the heavy drinking of family and friends in the general population: A comparative study of six northern European countries

Ramstedt, M., Sundin, E., Moan, I. S., Storvoll, E. E., Lund, I. O., Bloomfield, K., Hope, A., Kristjánsson, S. & Tigerstedt, C., 2015, In : Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 9, S2, p. 107-118 11 p.

Violent work environments: A survey of bouncers and their experiences of violence, stress and other work-related problems

Tutenges, S., Søgaard, T. F., Trier Krøll, L., Bloomfield, K. & Hesse, M., 2015, In : International Journal of Workplace Health Management. 8, 2, p. 129-141 13 p.

Who are private alcohol importers in the Nordic countries?

Grittner, U., Gustafsson, N-K., Huhtanen, P., Svensson, J., Nordlund, S. & Bloomfield, K., 2014, In : Nordisk Alkohol- och Narkotikatidskrift. 31, 2, p. 125-140 16 p.

A socioeconomic deprivation index for small areas in Denmark

Meijer, M., Engholm, G., Grittner, U. & Bloomfield, K., 2013, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 41, 6, p. 560-569 10 p.

Alcohol and drug survey research in Denmark: Contributions by the Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research

Bloomfield, K., 2013, In : Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. 20, 6, p. 465-472 8 p.

Alcohol consumption and social inequality at the individual and country levels - Results from an international study

Grittner, U., Kuntsche, S., Gmel, G. & Bloomfield, K., 2013, In : European Journal of Public Health. 23, 2, p. 332-339 8 p.

Alcohol survey measures for Europe: A literature review

Bloomfield, K., Hope, A. & Kraus, L., 2013, In : Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. 20, 5, p. 348-360 13 p.

Neighbourhoods matter too: the association between neigbourhood socioeconomic position, population density and breast, protaste and lung cancer incidence in Denmark between 2004 and 2008

Meijer, M., Bloomfield, K. & Engholm, G., 2013, In : Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 67, 1, p. 6-13 8 p.

What happened to alcohol consumption and problems in the Nordic countries when alcohol taxes were decreased and borders opened?

Room, R., Bloomfield, K., Gmel, G., Grittner, U., Gustafsson, N-K., Mäkelä, P., Österberg, E., Ramstedt, M., Rehm, J. & Wicki, M., 2013, In : International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research. 2, 1, p. 77-87 11 p.

Social inequalities and gender differences in the experience of alcohol-related problems

Grittner, U., Kuntsche, S., Graham, K. & Bloomfield, K., Sep 2012, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 47, 5, p. 597-605 9 p.

Are characteristics of the school district associated with active transportation to school in Danish adolescents?

Stock, C., Bloomfield, K., Ejstrud, B., Vinther-Larsen, M., Meijer, M., Grønbæk, M. & Grittner, U., 2012, In : European Journal of Public Health. 22, 3, p. 398-404 7 p.

Do neighborhoods affect individual mortality? A systematic review and meta-analysis of multilevel studies

Meijer, M., Röhl, J., Bloomfield, K. & Grittner, U., 2012, In : Social Science & Medicine. 74, 8, p. 1204-1212 9 p.

Population density, socioeconomic environment and all-cause mortality: A multilevel survival analysis of 2.7 million individuals in Denmark

Meijer, M., Kejs, A. M., Stock, C., Bloomfield, K., Ejstrud, B. & Schlattmann, P., 2012, In : Health & Place. 18, 2, p. 391-399 9 p.

Abstinence-orientated residential rehabilitation of opiod users in Denmark: Do changes in national treatment policies affect treatment outcomes?

Pedersen, M. U., Hesse, M. & Bloomfield, K., Aug 2011, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 39, 6, p. 582-589 8 p.

Effects of school district factors on alcohol consumption: results of a multi-level analysis among Danish adolescents

Stock, C., Ejstrud, B., Vinther-Larsen, M., Schlattmann, P., Grønbæk, M. & Bloomfield, K., 2011, In : European Journal of Public Health. 21, 4, p. 449-455 7 p.

International differences in alcohol use according to sexual orientation

Bloomfield, K., Wicki, M., Wilsnack, S., Hughes, T. & Gmel, G., 2011, In : Substance Abuse. 32, 4, p. 210-219 10 p.

Missing value imputation in longitudinal measures of alcohol consumption

Grittner, U., Gmel, G., Ripatti, S., Bloomfield, K. & Wicki, M., 2011, In : International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research. 20, 1, p. 50-61

Changes in alcohol-related problems after alcohol policy changes in Denmark, Finland, and Sweden

Bloomfield, K., Wicki, M., Gustafsson, N-K., Mäkelä, P. & Room, R., 2010, In : Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 71, 1, p. 32-40

The social consequences of binge drinking among 24- to 32-year-olds in six European countries

Plant, M., Miller, P., Plant, M., Gmel, G., Kuntsche, S., Bergmark, W. K., Bloomfield, K., Csémy, L., Ozenturk, T. & Vidal, A., 2010, In : Substance Use and Misuse. 45, 4, p. 528-42

Alcohol consumption and attitudes towards banning alcohol sales on campus among European university students

Stock, C., Mikolajczyk, R., Bloomfield, K., Maxwell, A. E., Ozcebe, H., Petkeviciene, J., Naydenova, V., Marin-Fernandez, B., El-Ansari, W. & Krämer, A., 2009, In : Public Health. 123, 2, p. 122-129

Changes in alcohol consumption in Denmark after the tax reduction on spirits

Grittner, U., Gustafsson, N-K. & Bloomfield, K., 2009, In : European Addiction Research. 15, 4, p. 216-23

Changes in alcohol-related harm after alcohol policy changes in Denmark

Bloomfield, K., Rossow, I. & Norstrom, T., 2009, In : European Addiction Research. 15, 4, p. 224-31

Changes in private alcohol importation after alcohol tax reductions and import allowance increases in Denmark

Grittner, U. & Bloomfield, K., 2009, In : Nordisk Alkohol- och Narkotikatidskrift. 26, 2, p. 177-191

Changes in volume of drinking after changes in alcohol taxes and travellers' allowances: results from a panel study

Mäkelä, P., Bloomfield, K., Gustafsson, N-K., Huhtanen, P. & Toom, R., 2008, In : Addiction. 103, 2, p. 181-191 11 p.

Socio-demographic correlates of alcohol consumption in the Danish general population

Bloomfield, K., Grittner, U., Rasmussen, H. B. & Petersen, H. C., 2008, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 36, p. 580-588 9 p.

Socio-demographic determinants of alcohol consumption in the Danish general population

Bloomfield, K., 2008, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 36, 6, p. 580-588 9 p.

A Comparison of the Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test (AUDIT) in General Population Surveys in nine European Countries.

Bloomfield, K., Knibbe, R., Derickx, M., Kuntsche, S. & Grittner, U., 2006, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 41, 1, p. 19-25 7 p.

Die Konstruktion eines Empirisch Bestimmten Sozialschichtindexes Mittels Optimaler Skalierung am Beispiel von Deutschland

Grittner, U., Bloomfield, K., Kuntsche, S., Kramer, S. & Gmel, G., 2006, In : Das Gesundheitswesen. 68, p. 116-122 7 p.

Drinking Patterns and Their Gender Differences in Europe

Grittner, U., Mäkelä, P., Gmel, G., Kuendig, H., Kuntsche, S., Bloomfield, K. & Room, R., 2006, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 41, 1, p. 8-18 11 p.

Gender and Cultural Differences in the Association Between Family Roles, Social Stratification and Alcohol Use: A European Cross-cultural Analysis.

Bloomfield, K., Kuntsche, S., Gmel, G., Knibbe, R., Kuendig, H., Kramer, S. & Grittner, U., 2006, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 41, 1, p. 34-46 13 p.

Introduction to Special Issue "Gender, Culture and Alcohol Problems: A Multi-national Study

Bloomfield, K., Gmel, G. & Wilsnack, S., 2006, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 41, 1, p. 3-7 5 p.

Social inequalities in alcohol consumption and alcohol-related problems in the study countries of the EU concerted action: "Gender, culture and alcohol problems: A multi-national study

Bloomfield, K., Grittner, U., Kramer, S. & Gmel, G., 2006, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 41, supp. 1, p. i26-i36 11 p.

The influence of societal level factors on men's and women's alchol consumption and alcohol problems

Bloomfield, K., Rahav, G., Wilsnack, R., Gmel, G. & Kuntsche, S., 2006, In : Alcohol and Alcoholism. 41, 1, p. i47-i55 9 p.

Developments in alcohol consumption in reunited Germany

Bloomfield, K., Grittner, U. & Kramer, S., 2005, In : Addiction. 100, p. 1770-1778

Alcohol consumption estimates in surveys in Europe: Comparability and sensitvity for gender differences

Knibbe, R. & Bloomfield, K., 2001, In : Substance Abuse. 22, 1, p. 23-38 16 p.

Alcohol-related mortality in Europe: A tentative analysis from the EU project "Alcohol consumption and alcohol problems among women in European countries"

Cipriani, F., Bloomfield, K. & Landucci, S., 2001, In : Substance Abuse. 22, 1, p. 55-67 13 p.

Gender differences in drinking patterns in nine European countries: Descriptive findings

Ahlström, S., Bloomfield, K. & Knibbe, R., 2001, In : Substance Abuse. 22, 1, p. 69-85 16 p.

Investigating gender convergence in alcohol consumption in Finland, Germany, The Netherlands and Switzerland: a repeated survey analysis

Bloomfield, K., Gmel, G., Neve, R. & Mustonen, H., 2001, In : Substance Abuse. 22, 1, p. 39-53 15 p.

Activities

Dansk alkoholkultur I bevægelse

Kim Bloomfield (Lecturer)
20 Jan 2016

The effect of changes in alcohol and tobacco taxes in a situation with cross-border trade and smuggling: Experiences in Denmark

Kim Bloomfield (Speaker)
11 May 2012

Alcohol problems in Denmark from an international and public health perspective

Kim Bloomfield (Lecturer)
4 Mar 2011

Press / Media

'Passiv drikning på agendaen'

Kim Bloomfield

28/08/2012

1 item of media coverage

Dansk alkoholkultur I bevægelse

Kim Bloomfield

19/01/2016

1 item of media coverage

Jamen, alle drikker da i Danmark?

Kim Bloomfield

24/01/2017

1 media contribution

Kvinder bør drikke det halve: Sundhedsstyrelsen sætter nye og lavere genstandsgrænser for dem, der vil leve ekstra sundt. Mere nuancerede alkoholråd bydes velkommen af eksperter.

Kim Bloomfield

08/07/2010

1 media contribution

Når Alkoholvaner Skader Andre

Kim Bloomfield

03/08/2012

1 media contribution