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Professor Henrik Sørensen

Professor Henrik Sørensen

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

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 78 students who have received the PhD degree.

Dr. Sørensen is a former Chairman of the Danish Agency for Registry Research, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, and currently Chair of the Committee for Strengthened Clinical and Independent Research, the Independent Research Fund Denmark. He is furthermore Member of the Anders Jahre Selection Committee, Norway.

Dr. Sørensen has been awarded with several awards including the 2012 Hagedorn Prize, the 2018 Odd Fellow Research Prize, the 2019 Erhoff Prize, the 2019 Jaap de Graeff Award from Leiden University, the Netherlands. He has also received the 2023 Marie and August Krogh Prize.

Updated 28 November 2023