Master of Science (1990) M. Sci (Human nutrition), University Southern Denmark
PhD (1996) from University of Southern Denmark, Faculty of Medical Sciences
Research Fellow 1990 – 1991: Environmental Medicine, Southern Denmark
Research Fellow 1992 – 1996: Research Department of Human Nutrition, KVL
Assistant professor1997 – 2002: Research Department of Human Nutrition, KVL
Associate professor 2002 – Department of Human Nutrition, KVL
Head of section 2004 – 2005 Preventive nutrition, KVL
Study Director 2005- Master of Science in Human Nutrition, KVL
Head of section 2007-2012 Preventive Nutrition, LIFE, KU*
Deputy Head of Department 2012- Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Science, KU
Professor with special duties 2014- Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Science, KU
Present research interests:
Research areas include bioavailability and function of micronutrients and bioactive dietary components, food production system and dietary quality, prevention of lifestyle diseases and quality of life.
Teaching and course responsible at different courses in human nutrition at graduate or postgraduate level (currently and over the years) · Responsible for PhD course: Current Trends in Human Nutrition. · Previously main or co-supervisor of 4 post.docs, 9 PhD students and > 50 masters and bachelor students
Other relevant qualifications:
Administrative experience as head of section · Opponent at several Danish, and foreign masters and PhD defences · Board member of Food quality and health (FQH) · Reviewer for FORMAS, SE (2008 and 09) and Horizont2020 (2015) · Co-Editor on Menneskets Ernæring (Human Nutrition) 3rd and 4th edition · Vice-coordinator for TP organics 2009 and 2014
As coordinator: ISOHEART (EU QLK1-CT-00221, 2002-2004)
As work package-leader, partner etc.: ISAFRUIT work package leader, fruit and health (EU FP7 IP, 2006-2010) · ORGTRACE (3304-FOJO-05-45-01, 2007-2010) · FoodAntiOx programme funded by Ö-forsk (2003-2005) · as well as a number of previous EU projects.
Scientific publications include more than 140 publications of which 64 have been published in
international journals with peer review (h-index 22).