Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen


Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen

Dr Sørensen is an MD. He became a specialist in internal medicine and hepatology. Dr Sørensen earned a PhD degree in health services research and a DMSc in clinical epidemiology.

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, and Boston University, USA.

Dr Sørensen has a substantial number of publications within the field of clinical epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, and determinants of the prognosis of cardiovascular, infections, gastrointestinal, and cancer diseases. He is principal investigator on several international studies and has been supervisor for more than 60 students who have received the PhD degree.

Dr Sørensen is a member of the Member of the Novo Nordisk Prize Committee, and 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 and the 2018 Odd Fellow Research Prize. Dr Sørensen is furthermore the Recipient of the 2019 Jaap de Graeff Award from Leiden University, the Netherlands, and is an Honorary Member of RECIF, Réseau d'Epidémiologie Clinique International Francophone Organisation, Amiens, France.