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Professor Henrik Toft Sorensen

Professor Henrik Toft Sorensen

Dr. Sørensen is an MD. He is a specialist in internal medicine and hepatology. Dr Sørensen earned a PhD degree in health services research, a DMSc in clinical epidemiology, and a DSc in science (cancer and cardiovascular diseases).

From 1998 to 2006, Dr. Sørensen worked as a consultant at the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Internal Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital. Since 2000, he has been professor of clinical epidemiology at Aarhus University, and head of Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University Hospital. He is furthermore affiliated with Stanford University, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, Boston University, USA, and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Dr. Sørensen has a substantial number of publications within the field of clinical epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, and determinants of the risk and prognosis of cardiovascular, hemostatic disorders, infections, gastrointestinal, and cancer diseases. He is principal investigator on several international studies and has been supervisor for more than 65 students who have received the PhD degree.

Dr. Sørensen is Chairman of the Danish Agency for Registry Research, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. He has been awarded with several awards including the 2012 Hagedorn Prize, the 2018 Odd Fellow Research Prize, and the 2019 Erhoff Prize. Dr Sørensen is furthermore the Recipient of the 2019 Jaap de Graeff Award from Leiden University, the Netherlands.

Updated 27 January 2023