Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen


Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen

Editor-in-Chief: Professor Henrik Toft Sørensen

Dr Sørensen became an MD in 1983. He had clinical employments in the period 1983 to 1994, and from 1996 to 2004. Dr. Sørensen became a specialist in internal medicine 1993 and hepatology in 1997. He won the gold medal award from Aarhus University in 1985. Dr Sørensen earned a PhD degree in 1994 and a DMSc in 1996.

From 1998 to 2004, Dr Sørensen worked as a consultant at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 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, visiting professor at Stanford University, and adjunct professor at University of North Carolina 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 45 students who have received the PhD degree.

Dr Sørensen is a member of the Board of Directors for the Danish Council for Independent Research, and has assessed grant applications and several professorships in a number of European countries and in the US. He has been awarded with several awards including the 2012 Hagedorn Prize.