CURRICULUM VITAE January 2017
Address at work Merete Osler
Danish, 13 March 19956, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Consultant, Research Center for Prevention and Health, Capital Region
Clinical professor in clinical epidemiology, Faculty of Health Science, University of Copenhagen
Rigshospitalet-Glostrup, Nordre Ringvej 57, 2600 Glostrup.
Phone 4540104312; [email protected]
1994 MD (Medicine), University of Copenhagen
PhD in medicine, University of Copenhagen
Specalist in Community Medicine
DrMSc in medicine, University of Copenhagen
2008- Internship and registrar: surgery ( 6 months), internal medicine (12 months), gynecology & obstetrics (3 months), psychiatry (3 months), radiology (10 months) and general practice (6 months).
Research fellow, Danish Cancer Registry & Danish Food Agency
Regional Officer of Health, Copenhagen County
Research fellow, Danish Institute for Clinical Epidemiology
Academic fellow, National Board of Health
Regional Officer of Health, Copenhagen County & Southern Jutland (3 months)
Associate professor/substitute professor in prevention (24 months), Institute of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen
Professor in epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark
Commissions of trust
2005, 2007, 2008
2016- Chairman of the Danish Medical Association’s Health Committee
Scientific Council, Danish National Health Development Fund
Chairman of the board, Danish Epidemiology Society
Chairman of the Project Metropolit’s board of directors.
Member of the Ministry of Health Sciences Committee for Register Research
Academy of Finland, Scientific Councils for post-doc and execellence programmes
Member of the Danish Aging Research Center(DARC)’s board of directors
Chairman of the Danish Conscription Database’s board of directors.
Member of the Copenhagen Aging and Midlife Biobank( CAMB)’s board of directors
Danish Heart Association, Biomedical Research Council
Karolinska Institute, Destinguished professor awards
German Federal Ministry for Research, Epidemiological Research Univerisities
Danish Medical Research Council
Swedish Research Council, Public Health Committee (FORTE)
Danish Medical Association’s Research Council
Scientific advisory and assessments, editor and grant tasks
2011-2013 Middlesex University, Evaluator of EU research programme in health promotion
Agency for Research Evaluation (AERES), Evaluation of epidemiologic research centers in Paris
USAID-Essential medicine project in Uganda, Scientific Advisor
Co-editor Eur J Public Health (1994-2007), Danish Library for Doctors (2006-2003), Scand J Public Health (2000-).
Referee for >40 scientific journals including NEJM, BMJ, JAMA, eLife plus Stockholm University Press, European Research Council, MRC, Norwegian Research Council, Swedish Research Council, Swedich Riksbank Foundation, UK Economic and Social Research Programme, Veluxfonden,
Research grants (as PI, last 10 years)
2016 Danish Medical Research Council: DKK 2.600.000 (Intelligence and health)
Danish Cancer Society: DKK 2.400.000 (Social status and cancer)
Capital Regions Research Council: DKK 775.000 (Social status and telomere)
Trygfonden: DKK 890.000 (Cardiovascular disease and depression)
Danish Health Insurrence Fund: DKK 215.000 (BMI in youth and mortality)
Danish Medical Research Council:DKK 1.890.000 (Treatment resistant depression)
1st prize in Danish Cancer Society’s Research Prize eassay, 1986
Codan Merit Award, 2003
264 papers in peer-reviewed journals (107 first and 51 senior authorships)
Bibliometrics (Google Scholar, Jan 2017): H-index: 55, citations:10540
PhD-supervision and evaluation
Supervised 20 completed PhD projects. Currently supervisor for 5 PhD projects.
Opponent at 37 PhD and 2 DMSc theses in Denmark or abroad.