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Elsebeth Lynge

Elsebeth Lynge

Professor, Klinisk Professor

 

Name

Elsebeth Lynge

Citizenship, birth

Danish, 27 February 1948, Vejle, Denmark.

Present position

Professor of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen

Address at work

Centre for Epidemiology and Screening, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5, opg. B. DK-1014 København K, T: + 45 35 32 76 35, F: + 45 35 32 73 83, elsebeth@pubhealth.ku.dk

Education

1966

Baccelauria, Mathematics-physics

1970

Social medicine, Institute of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen

1974

Mag. scient. soc., Institute of Sociology, University of Copenhagen

1977

Statistics A, Institute of Mathematical Statistics, University of Copenhagen

Employment

1974-1975

Research Assistant, Institute of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen

1975-1978

Research Scholarship (Danish Medical Research Council), Statistics Denmark

1977-1978

External Associated Professor, Institute of Sociology, University of Copenhagen

1978-1979

Assistant Professor, Institute of Social Medicine, University of Århus

1979-1980

Research Scholarship (Danish Medical Research Council), Statistics Denmark

1981-1985

Researcher, Danish Cancer Society

1986-1998

Head of Research Department, Danish Cancer Society

1993

Consultant, Fourth Population and Health Project, Bangladesh, WHO/World Bank

1998-today

Full Professor of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen

Research committees

1994-1998

Biomedical Research Council, Danish Cancer Society (vice-chairman 1997-1998)

1994-1997

Scientific Council, International Agency for Research on Cancer

1995-2000

Advisory Committee on Cancer Prevention, European Commission, DG Sancho

1998-2004

Danish Medical Research Council

1999-2005

Research Council, Health Faculty, University of Copenhagen (chairman 2003-2005)

2000-2005

Danish National Research Foundation, Board

2003-2013

Danish Work Environment Foundation, Scientific Council

2004-2007

European Science Foundation, Governing Council

2004-2009

Danish Strategic Research Council, Programme Committee on Food, Health and Welfare

2007-2008

Danish Heart Association, Biomedical Research Council

2008

Wellcome Trust E-Health Initiative Group

2008-2015

European Research Council, Advanced Grants, Life Sciences, Panel LS7

2009-2013

Swedish Cancer Foundation, Priority Committee for Clinical Research and Epidemiology

2011

National Cancer Institute Special Emphasis Panel. Research in optimizing screening.

2011-today

Danish Cancer Society, Scientific Committee

2015-

Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Juries

Board member: Statistics Denmark. Editorial board: International Journal of Cancer; Cancer Causes and Control; Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health; European Journal of Cancer.

Publications: Author/co-author of 455 publications of which 342 in PubMed. Find publication list here.

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