Asger Lundorff Jensen

Asger Lundorff Jensen


Brief description of professional development I graduated as DVM from the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (KVL) in 1986. Having worked as private practitioner in large and small animal practices, I commenced a PhD.-study at the Central Laboratory, KVL, in 1988. In 1991, I became PhD. with a thesis on clinical chemical diagnosis of liver diseases in dogs with a main focus on bile acids. From 1991 to 1994, I was assistant professor at the Small Animal Hospital, KVL and in 1994, I obtained the degree Dr.Med.Vet. with a thesis on methods to validate diagnostic tests with a special focus on diagnostic tests for endocrine diseases and liver diseases in dogs. From 1994 to 1996, I was appointed associate professor at the Central Laboratory, KVL. In 1996, I was appointed professor in Veterinary Clinical Pathology and director of the Central Laboratory.

In 2009, I became Head of the Department of Basic Animal and Veterinary Sciences. 

By January 1, 2012 I became Head of Department for the Department of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences which was formed by merging the Department of Basic Animal and Veterinary Sciences with the Department of Companion Animal Clinical Sciences.

From January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2021, I was Head of Department of Veterinarary Clinical Sciences which was formed by merging the large animal clinical and companion animal clinical areas.

From January 1, 2022, I became Special advisor to the dean and Professor at the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences


Research Section editor of the clinical chemistry section of the journal Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Member of Executive board of the Veterinary Journal Member of editorial board for Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Series A Reviewer for several journals (e.g. Veterinary Journal, Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine) Author or coauthor of more than 170 scientific contributions. Scientific interests include diagnostic test validation, quality control, inflammation and infection, endocrinology, hemostasis, and veterinary clinical pathology in general.
Teaching Awarded the prize as teacher of the year in 1999 by the students at KVL Besides teaching functions as professor in veterinary clinical pathology, I developed e-learning courses for several courses at the university (Clinical pathology, and clinical pathology in Small Animal Diseases, Biomedicine and Equine Diseases) and I have also been instructor at an international e-learning course in veterinary clinical pathology. In January 2009, I became Master of Learning Processes specializing in Teaching and Learning in Medical Education, at Aalborg University, Denmark


Main posts From 2002 to 2009, chairman of the veterinary study committee, and from 2003-2009 director of veterinary studies. From 2007-2011, member of ACE Denmark (the national educational accreditation board; Akkrediteringsrådet), from 2007-2013 member of the Research council for technology and production (FTP), and from 2008 member of the the Veterinary Health Council (Det Veterinære Sundhedsråd)

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