Charlotte Juul Nilsson

Charlotte Juul Nilsson

Lektor

Current affiliation

      Associate Professor in Gerontology, MD, PhD    

      University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health, Section of Social Medicine.

      Address: Øster Farimagsgade 5, P.O.Box 2099, DK-1014 Copenhagen K. Denmark.

      Phone +45 35 32 71 22.

      E-mail: cjni@sund.ku.dk

 

 

Academic education and degrees.

              

2011:      PhD in Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen

               Thesis: Mobility limitations in midlife and old age: The role of social relations and socioeconomic position.

 

2008:      Medical Doctor, University of Copenhagen.

 

 

Employment

 

2014 – :                         Associate professor in Gerontology, Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.

 

2011 – June 2014:        Assistant professor, Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.

 

2011:                             Research assistant (February to June), Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.

 

2008-2011:                   PhD-student, Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.

 

Leadership

 

Research

2012-             Co-chair of CLEAR (Copenhagen Lifecourse Epidemiology of Aging and Rehabilitation group), Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen.

 

2013-             Co-PI of the Danish Intervention Study of Preventive Home Visits in collaboration with DrMSc Mikkel Vass

 

2013-             Member of steering committee of the Danish Intervention Study of Preventive Home Visits

 

2014-             Member of steering committee of the Copenhagen Aging and Midlife Biobank

 

2015-             Co-leader of workpackage B “Trends and trajectories of health and functioning among the oldest old” of the Nordic collaborative project “Social Inequalities in Aging (SIA); health, care and institutional reforms in the Nordic welfare model” with Professor Marja Jylhä, University of Tampere, and Assistant Professor Stefan Fors, Karolinska Institutet.

 

Publications

               15 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 3 chapters in textbooks, >10 presentations at International and Nordic conferences.

 

 

International collaboration

 

                      University of Tampere, School of Health Sciences, Professor Marja Jylhä.

 

Karolinska Intitutet, Aging Research Center. Assistant Professor Stefan Fors.

 

University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, Professor Carlos F. Mendes de Leon

 

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Gerontology (GERO) & Frailty in Ageing research (FRIA) departments, Professor Ivan Bautmans

 

University of Helsinki, Department of Public Health, Hjelt-research institute, Post.doc. Minna Mänty

 

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, School of Life Sciences, UK, Lecturer Alan Gow.

 

Research networks

2013-             Participate in network for The Danish General Rural Population Study (GERUS) in Lolland Falster.

2011-             Member of theme 2 ’Life course aging processes’, Center for Healthy Aging, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, PI Professor Erik Lykke Mortensen.

2011-             Participates in networks around the theme in International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) on Ageing, Longevity and Health.

2011-             Member of Research group on Psychosocial Stress Exposures, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen.

2008-             Member of Research group on Gerontology, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen.

 

 

Scientific and professional posts

 

2016-             Substitute, the Study Board for Medicine, University of Copenhagen.

2013                           Member of the student profile committee appointed by the study board for Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Spring 2013.

2012-2014    Danish Society of Psychosocial Medicine (member of executive committee)

2011-             Danish Society of Gerontology (member of executive committee, Secretary for executive committee)

 

Reviewer for scientific journals

European Journal of Aging, Aging and Mental Health, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Journal of Aging and Health, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences.

Uddannelse

Cand. med.

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