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Prof. Thorkild I.A. Sørensen

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Employment History

  • Director
    Institute for Preventive Medicine
  • Chairman of the Department of Emergency Admissions and Chief Physician At the Department of Hepatology
    Hvidovre University Hospital
  • Institute Director, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
    Institute of Preventive Medicine , Copenhagen
  • Full Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
    University of Copenhagen
  • MRC Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
    University of Copenhagen
  • Chief Physician In Clinical Epidemiology
    Copenhagen Hospital
  • Institute of Preventive Medicine , Denmark


  • M.D.
  • doctoral degree ( Dr Med Sci )
    University of Copenhagen
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Thorkild I.A. Sørensen, ..., 7 July 2011 [cached]
Thorkild I.A. Sørensen, M.D., Dr.Med.Sci
Thorkild I.A. Sørensen, born in 1945, became MD in 1971 and achieved the doctoral degree (Dr Med Sci) in 1983 at the University of Copenhagen. He received his clinical training at several university hospitals in Copenhagen, and became chairman of the department of emergency admissions and chief physician at the department of hepatology at Hvidovre University Hospital in 1988. In 1989, he received a 5-year position as MRC professor of clinical epidemiology, and in 1994, he was appointed as full professor of clinical epidemiology at the University of Copenhagen in combination with a position as chief physician in clinical epidemiology at the Copenhagen Hospital
Corporation. In 1993, he became Director of the Institute of Preventive Medicine. He was Dean of the Faculty in 1995-96. He has published more than 400 papers in international peer-reviewed journals with several papers in high-impact journals. The main topics of his research have been various aspects of obesity, alcohol drinking, liver and gastrointestinal disorders, addressed by methods in clinical, genetic and general epidemiology. He is coordinator of several national and international research projects and networks. He has been and is advisor, supervisor or reviewer of multiple doctoral and PhD dissertations, and has served as scientific advisor or reviewer for many different national and international institutions, organisations and journals.
Ongoing PhD Projects [cached]
Supervisors: Faculty supervisor: Prof. Thorkild I.A. Sørensen, Institute of Preventive Medicine.
Social Medicine Special Seminars, 16 Sept 2006 [cached]
Prof. Thorkild Sørensen - Institute Director, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen.
Contact, 1 Jan 2009 [cached]
Thorkild Sørensen, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Denmark
Thorkild I.A. Sørensen, ..., 7 July 2011 [cached]
Thorkild I.A. Sørensen, M.D., Dr.Med.Sci
Thorkild I.A. Sørensen is Director of the Institute of Preventive Medicine, which is a department of the Bispebjerg Hospital, a Copenhagen University Hospital, and he is Professor of clinical epidemiology at the Institute of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. His main filed of research is obesity epidemiology, both causes and consequences.
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