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ANNETTE KJÆR ERSBØLL

 

 

Personal data

Birth date: 5. January 1962, married to Bjarne Kjær Ersbøll, has one child born 1999

 

Home address

Skovhegnet 8, Kirkelte, 3450 Allerød, Denmark. Phone: +45 48 28 08 18

 

Professional address

University of Southern Denmark, Faculty of Health Sciences, National Institute of Public Health – SDU-SIF

Øster Farimagsgade 5A 2, DK-1353 København V, Denmark

Phone: +45 35 32 64 47,  fax: +45 39 20 80 10,  email: ake@niph.dk

 

Scientific study leave

September 1995-January 1996:  University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia

February-July 1996: CSIRO, Perth, Australia

August-October 1996: University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

January-February 2005: University of South Carolina, USA (Prof Andrew Lawson)

 

Present position

Professor in register based research

 

 

 

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

1987             MSc Eng (Chem) in statistics and biochemistry, Department of Mathematical Modelling (IMM), The Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

 

1991, 1992    Didactic courses for teachers at DTU and KVL

 

1995             PhD in statistics, IMM, DTU

 

2006             A 7-day intensive course in project management

 

2007             A 7-day intensive course in management

 

 

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

1987-1988     Research Assistant at Department of Mathematical Modelling (IMM), The Technical University of Denmark (DTU)

 

1989-1992     Research Assistant (biometrician) at The Department of Biometry and Informatics, Danish Institute of Plant and Soil Science

 

1992-1996     Assistant Professor at The Department of Mathematics and Physics, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (KVL)

 

1996             Assistant Research Professor at The Department of Mathematics and Physics, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (KVL)

 

1996-1997     Associate Research Professor at The Department of Mathematics and Physics, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (KVL)

 

1997             Associate Research Professor at The Technical University of Denmark, Department of Mathematical Modelling, Section for Image Analysis

 

1997 - 2010   Associate Professor at the Department of Large Animal Sciences, Veterinary Epidemiology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen (KU-LIFE) (until January 2007: The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (KVL))

 

2010 -           Professor at the National Institute of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark

 

 

 

DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF RESEARCH PROJECTS

2008-2011       Project leader of the project: “Modelling the spread of infectious diseases by spatial statistics – methodological development and estimation of key parameters”. The project included funding for 2 PhD and 1 post doc.  

 

2008-2010       Project leader of the project “Animal Disease Surveillance: Development and implementation of methods for monitoring frequencies of animal diseases”. The project includes 1 PhD student (Grethe Kaa Hybschmann).

 

2008-2010       Project leader of part project funded by “Forskningsudvalget for Kvæg, Koordinationsudvalget” as partial funding for a research project “Evaluation of the dairy health recording systems in the Nordic countries”. The project includes 1 Danish PhD student (Ann-Kristina Lind) and 3 Scandinavian PhD students.

 

2005-2006       Project leader of the EpiLab project “Multicenter comparison of modelling tools for

the evaluation of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccination strategies in Denmark”. The project included 17 participants from 5 different countries.

 

1999-2002       Project leader of the CEPROS project “Objective evaluation of health status in

Danish pig herds”. Supervisor of 1 PhD student (Annette Cleveland Nielsen) and 2 more were affiliated. The project included 20 participants from 5 different institutions.

 

2000-2003       Project leader of a Danish Dairy project: “Salmonella Dublin: epidemiology”.

Supervisor of 1 PhD student (Liza Rosenbaum Nielsen)

 

 

 

PARTNER OF RESEARCH PROJECTS

2009-2011       DFFE project “On-farm animal welfare assessment for farmers and authorities”, partner and co-supervisor of 1 PhD student

 

2008-2010       NKJ-funded project “Evaluation of the dairy health recording systems in the Nordic countries”, partner and co-supervisor of 1 PhD student (Ann-Kristina Lind)

 

2004-2008       Marie Curie fellowships “Training Risk Assessment In Non-human Antibiotic Usage” (TRAINAU), partner, responsible for a part project at KU-LIFE and supervisor of 1 PhD student (Emmanuel Nji Abatih)

 

2003-2006       CEPROS 2 project: “Paratuberculosis and Salmonella Dublin in dairy herds”, partner and responsible for the part project at KVL

 

1997-2001       IBIS project: Informatics based surveillance of infections and prevention of spread

of diseases in the animal production, partner, responsible for the part project at KVL and supervisor of 1 PhD student (Mimi Folden Flensburg)

 

1998-2000       Danish Research Council project: “Epidemiological and statistical methodology

studies for the investigation of multifactorial causal complexes of production     diseases in farm animals, with basis in diseases in dairy cows”, partner

 

1999-2002       CEPROS project: “The influence of production facilities, management strategies and

medication policy on health and anti-microbial resistance in dairy cattle herds”, partner, responsible for the part projects at KVL and supervisor of 2 PhD students (Jeanett Bruun, Keith Baptiste)

 

1998-2000       CEPROS project: “Health, welfare and production of swine in multisite systems”, partner, responsible for the part project at KVL and supervisor of 1 PhD student (Håkan Vigre)

 

 


 

MAIN SUPERVISOR OF PHD STUDENTS

Mimi Folden Jensen (initiated January 1998, defence 19.1.2001)

“Risk analysis regarding import and export of animals, meat and animal products.

Outbreak of Newcastle disease in Danish poultry flocks”

 

Håkan Vigre (initiated May 1998, defence 20.3.2002)

“Transmission of infection with Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and Mycoplasma

hyopneumoniae in Danish multi-site pig production”

 

Hanne-Dorthe Emborg (initiated February 1999, defence 22.3.2004) 

“Epidemiological studies of antimicrobial resistance in zoonotic and indicator bacteria from animals, food, and humans – relation between antibiotic consumption and resistant bacteria and risk of transfer to humans”

 

Keith Baptiste (initiated July 1999, defence 16.1.2004)

“The influence of production facilities, management strategies and medication

policy on health and anti-microbial resistance in dairy cattle herds”

 

Jeanett Bruun (initiated November 1999, defence 17.6.2003)

“The influence of production facilities, management strategies and medication

policy on health and antimicrobial resistance in dairy cattle herds”

 

Annette Cleveland Nielsen (initiated January 2000, defence November 2002)

“Objective evaluation of health status in Danish pig herds”

 

Liza Rosenbaum Nielsen (initiated February 2000, defence 6.10.2003)

“Salmonella: epidemiology and disease spreading”

 

Thomas Bjerregård Jensen (initiated September 2000, defence 19.3.2007)

”Classification of problem herds and in-herd mapping of infection with regard to

the porcine respiratory pathogens Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia serotype 2 and Mycoplasma hyopneumonia

 

Emmanuel Nji Abatih (initiated November 2005, defence 31.10.2008)

“Mathematical models for assessing the impact of non-human antimicrobial usage

on selection and spread of antimicrobial resistance”

 

Ann Britt Bang Jensen (initiated October 2005, defence 25.5.2009)

“Risk assessment of new and emerging systemic iridoviral diseases for European fish and aquatic ecosystems”

 

Phan Thi Van (initiated September 2005, defence 20.8.2010)

“Risk factors for fishborne zoonotic parasites in Vietnam”

 

Sara Pires (initiated April 2006, defence 4.9.2009)

“Attributing human zoonotic infection with different animals, food and

environmental sources”

 

Grethe Kaa Hybschmann (initiated December 2007)

“Animal Disease Surveillance”

 

Syed Sayeem Uddin Ahmed (initiated March 2009)

“Spatial and temporal patterns of HPAI outbreaks in Bangladesh”

 

Kristine Bihmann (initiated July 2009)

“Spatial epidemiology and disease modelling”

 

Sharmin Chowdhury (initiated July 2009)

“Spatial epidemiology and disease modelling”

 

 

 

 

CO-SUPERVISOR OF PHD STUDENTS

Tuan Anh Vuong (initiated Sept 2006, defence 7. may 2008)

“Health and sanitary aspects of wastewater use in aquatic peri-urban production system in Southeast Asia”

 

Ann-Kristina Lind (initiated June 2007)

“Validation of the dairy health recording systems within the Nordic countries”

 

 

  

CONSULTANCY

1989-1992       Consultative service in statistics (approximately 50 days full time) at The Danish

Institute of Plant and Soil Science with approximately 30 lectures in statistics (seminars of 1-2 hours duration)

 

1992-               Consultative service in statistics and epidemiology for a large number of employees and students doing BSc, MSc, master  and PhD theses at KVL (1992-1997 at Department of Mathematics and Physics, 1997- at Department of Large Animal Sciences).

 

1989-               Private consultancy in statistics for national and international companies and organisations including

·         World Health Organisation (WHO)

·         National Environmental Research Institute (DMU)

·         European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

·         Research Centre of Forest and Landscape

·         Dako Cytomation

·         Danish Medicines Agency

·         DAK Laboratoriet A/S  / Nycomed-DAK  /  Nycomed

 

 

 

PEDAGOGIC COUNSELLING/SUPERVISOR OF

1998-1999     Assistant professor Lis Alban

2001-2002     Assistant professor Mimi Folden Flensburg

2003-2004     Assistant professor Søren Saxmose Nielsen

2004-2005     Assistant professor Liza Rosenbaum Nielsen

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE TASKS

1989-1995     Member of the organizing committee in WHO: “Coordinating committee of

Interlaboratory Quality Control Studies on Levels of PCBs, PCDDs and PCDFs in

World Health Organization (WHO)”

 

1993-1997     Member of the EU HARMA group (Harmonizing the aims and objectives of quantitative methods in agricultural production and research with emphasis on environmental sensitive farming systems) (European Union Concerted Action AIR3-CT93-1200)

 

1999-2002     Member of the IHH, KVL departmental board

 

2002-2007     PhD coordinator at IPH, KU-LIFE

 

2003-2007     Member of the PhD Study Program Committee at KVL

 

2001-2003     Member of the coordination committee for EpiLab, at the Danish Veterinary

Laboratory

 

2003-2009     Member of the Danish Agricultural and Veterinary Research Council (SJVF), since Feb 2005 called The Danish Research Council for Technology and Production (FTP)

 

2004-2007     PhD study director at KVL

 

2004-2006     Member of the Educational committee at IPH

 

2007             Temporary chairman of PhD Study Board, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Life Sciences

 

2007-2010      Member of Academic Board on PhD Education, University of Copenhagen (KUFUR - København Universitets ForskerUddannelsesRåd)

 

2007-             Member of the corps of external examiners for educations in Public Health (In Danish: ”Censorformandskabet for Uddannelser i Folkesundhedsvidenskab i Danmark”)

                                           

2008-2010      Member of the Research and Innovation Council (FIU), KU-LIFE

 

 

 

INVITED EXPERT AND WORKING GROUP MEMBER

2007                Invited expert and risk assessor in European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): “Animal Welfare Aspects on the Killing and Skinning of Seals” (7 months)

 

2008                Invited expert and risk assessor for the RANA project workshop regarding semi-Quantitative Risk Assessment, Berlin 18+19. September 2008

 

2008-2009       Invited expert and risk assessor in European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): “Animal Welfare Aspects on the Stunning and Killing of Farmed Fish: Tuna” (5 months)

 

 

EDITORIAL WORK

2003-               Reviewer for ACTA Veterinaria Scandinavica

 

2003                Reviewer of Chapter 17: “Modelling multinomial data” in “Veterinary Epidemiologic Research” by Dohoo, Martin and Stryhn

 

2004-               Reviewer for Preventive Veterinary Medicine

 

2004                Co-editor of the textbook “Introduction to Veterinary Epidemiology” (Eds: Houe, H., Ersbøll, A.K. and Toft, N.), Biofolia, Frederiksberg, Denmark. 398 pp

 

2006-               Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Preventive Veterinary Medicine

 

2007-               Reviewer for Veterinary Research

 

2007                Reviewer of chapters 4, 5, 9 og 10 in “Biologiens Videnskabsteori” by Andersen H., Emmeche C., Norup M and Sandøe P.

 

2008                Reviewer of the text book “Clinical Epidemiology” by Fletcher R.W and Fletcher S.W. (4th edition)

 

2008-               Reviewer for Epidemiology and Infection

 

2009                Guest editor of a Special Issue of Preventive Veterinary Medicine: GISVET 2007

 

2009                Reviewer for Veterinary Biology

 

2009-12           Member of the Editorial Board of Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology

 

2010                Reviewer for Scandinavian Journal of Public Health

 

 

 

 

 

MEMBER OF ASSESSEMT COMMITTEES FOR PHD DEFENCE AT KVL/KU-LIFE

·         DVM Margit Andreasen “Sero-epidemiological and experimental studies of respiratory diseases in pig herds with special emphasis on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae, and Pasteurella multicida” Defence: 9.4.1999 (chairman)

·         DVM Helle Stege “Subclinical Salmonella enterica in Danish finishing pig herds. Prevalence and risk factors”. Defence: 11.9.2000 (chairman)

·         DVM Sten Mortensen “Herd testing and disease spread models in swine populations” Defence: 28.9.2000 (chairman)

·         DVM Alice Wedderkop “Application of serological assay for screening of Salmonella Dublin infection in dairy herds”. Defence: 7.12.2000

·         DVM Danilo Lo Fo Wong “Epidemiology and control options of Salmonella in European pig herds”. Defence: 7.2.2001 (chairman)

·         DVM Tine Hald “Salmonella in pork: Epidemiology, control and public health impact”. Defence: 8.2.2001 (chairman)

·         MSc Jakob Neiman “The epidemiology of sporadic campylobacteriosis in Denmark investigated by a case control study and strain characterization of patients isolates”. Defence: 9.2.2001 (chairman)

·         DVM Niels Peter Bådsgård “Development of clinical monitoring methods in pig health management”. Defence: 27.6.2001 (chairman)

·         MSc Peter Kjær Jensen “Domestic users of irrigation water”. Defence: 27.8.2001

·         DVM Qikun Zhuang “Epidemiological investigation of risk factors for infection with respiratory diseases in Danish genetic and production (SPF) pig herds”. Defence: 16.4.2002 (chairman)

·         DVM Søren Saxmose Nielsen “Paratuberculosis in Danish dairy cattle – interpretation of diagnostic information depending on purpose and disease stage”. Defence: 31.5.2002 (chairman)

·         DVM Karen Helle Sloth “Potential for improved assessment of bovine udder health status by combined analysis of milk parameters”. Defence: 10.1.2003 (chairman)

·         DVM Claes Enøe “Measures of disease: validation and inference”. Defence: 9.10.2003 (chairman)

·         MSc Anne Braad Kudahl “Economic consequences of paratuberculosis control in dairy cattle herds”. Defence 1.6.2004 (chairman)

·         DVM Anette Ella Boklund ”Exotic diseases in swine: Evaluation of biosecurity and control strategies for classical swine fever”. Defence: 19. June 2008 (Chairman)

·         DVM Antonio Roberto Vieira Assessment of antimicrobial consumption and monitoring of resistance in indicator E. coli from Danish pig production”. Defence: 24.11.2008 (Chairman)

 

 

 

EXTERNAL EXAMINER – BSC AND MSC

External examiner at KU-SUND, Public Health Science education

 

2006, 2007:   Demography

2008:            GIS – Geographic Information Systems

2008:            Examination of 2 MSc theses

2009:            Statistical Methods

                    Epidemiological methods

 

 

   

EXTERNAL EXAMINER – PHD

2009:           MSc Elmabrok A M Masaoud.

“Statistical models for binary repeated measures and hierarchical data in veterinary science”.

University of Prince Edward Island, Atlantic Veterinary College, Canada

External examiner and member of assessment committee, defence 25. March 2009.

 

2010:           MSc Kirsten Riber Phillipsen

“Nonlinear Stochastic Modelling of Antimicrobial resistance in bacterial Populations”

DTU-Informatics, Technical University of Denmark

External member of the assessment committee, defence 10. May 2010.

 

 

 

MEMBER OF ASSESSMENT COMMITEES

2008                Chairman of the assessment for evaluation of applicants for a position as assistant/associate professor, KU-LIFE

 

2007                Member of the assessment committee for evaluation of applications for a position as senior scientist, Vet-DTU

 

2007                Member of the assessment committee for evaluation of applications for a position as head of section, Food-DTU

 

2000                Chairman of the assessment committee for evaluation of applications for a position as assistant professor in veterinary epidemiology, IHH/KVL

 

2001, 2003       Member of assessment committees for evaluation of applications for senior

researcher positions in statistics at Danish Veterinary Institute

 

2002                Member of assessment committees for evaluation of applications for a researcher

                       position in epidemiology at Danish Agricultural Sciences

 

1997-               Chairman or ordinary member of assessment committees for evaluation of applications for positions as PhD students in veterinary epidemiology

 

 

 

ORGANIZER OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND TRAINING COURSES

1999                Organisation of the course “Spatial analysis” in collaboration with RAPH summer school and Prof. Dirk Pfeiffer. In total 30 participants (national and international)

 

2000                Organisation of the course “Risk assessment” in collaboration with RAPH summer

school and Prof. Dirk Pfeiffer. In total 30 participants (national and international)

 

2004                Organisation of the NOSOVE course “Analyses of repeated measures and

hierarchical data using mixed models“ in collaboration with Lis Alban and Nils Toft. In total 26 participants (national as well as international). The course was held 7.-9. January 2004, BorreVejle Centret.

 

2006                Organisation of the 5-day international training course “Veterinary epidemiology in Aquaculture” for PhD students, Hanoi, Vietnam, 4 ECTS, 17-21. April 2006,

 

2007                Organisation of three pre-conference courses at GISVET 2007 conference, 20-21. August 2007, Copenhagen. In total 60 participants.

                                            Course A: Introductory GIS and Spatial Analysis, Teacher: Ole Jacobi

                                            Course B: Spatial Epidemiology, Teachers: Michael Ward & Peter Durr

                                            Course C: Advanced Spatial Statistical Techniques, Teacher: Andrew Lawson

 

2008                Organisation of the NOSOVE course “Freedom from disease” in collaboration with Lis Alban, Liza Rosenbaum Nielsen and Nils Toft, 25-29 august 2008, Gilleleje.

 

2009                Organisation of 2 courses “An introduction to Bayesian Disease Modelling” and “Advanced Bayesian Disease Modelling” with guest lecturer Prof Andrew Lawson (19-20 and 23-24 October 2009)

 

2010                Organisation of 2 courses “An introduction to Bayesian Disease Modelling” and “Advanced Bayesian Disease Modelling” with guest lecturer Prof Andrew Lawson (12-13 and 15-16 April 2010)

 

 

 

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES –FEBRUARY 2008 -  January 2010

2008                Developed the organisation of the Graduate School of Life Sciences

 

2008-2010       Responsible of the organisation and quality of the PhD study program at KU-LIFE

 

2004-2010       Organiser of the annual 2-day PhD workshop (in the period 2004-07 organised the workshop as the PhD Study Director, since 2008 as Head of the Graduate School of Life Sciences)

 

2008-2010       Workshops and seminars aiming at increasing number of PhD students, external funding of PhD scholarships.

 

2008-2010       Initiated and partly organised 10 complementary PhD courses

                      Introduction course for new PhD students

                      Scientific writing (basic)

                      Scientific writing (advanced)

                      Didactic course for PhD students

                      Knowledge dissemination course

                      IPR and patenting

                      Project management

                      Supervision course

                      Post doc application workshop

                      Popular Scientific Communication

 

                      Initiated Good Scientific Practice, Good PhD Practice, Career Planning

 

                      Development of flyers and brochures, annual reports

 

Organised and/or participated in different promotion activities of the PhD education in Denmark and abroad

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Member of the Biometric Society - Nordic region.

Member of the Danish Society for Theoretical Statistics (Dansk Selskab for Teoretisk Statistik, DSTS).

 

Member of the Danish Society for Applied Statistics (Foreningen for Anvendt Statistik, FAST).

Member of the K-group (chemistry) in the Danish Association of Engineers (K-gruppen i Dansk Ingeniør Forening).

 

Member of the RISK-group in the Danish Association of Engineers (Risiko-gruppen i Dansk Ingeniør Forening).

 

Member of the Danish Society for Epidemiology (Dansk Selskab for Epidemiologi).

 

 

 

GRANTS

1990                 Forskerakademiet: Initiation of research collaboration with Dr. Stanislaw Mejza on

biometrical research and design of long-term experiments in relation to Ph.D. study. (In Danish: "Initiering af samarbejde med Dr. Stanislaw Mejza om biometrisk arbejde og planlægning af fastliggende forsøg I forbindelse med licentiatstudium.")

 

1990                Danish Research Council (SJVF): In Danish: "Overslæbning af jord mellem parceller i fastliggende markforsøg."

 

1994                Rådet for Genanvendelse og Mindre Forurenende Virksomhed, Miljøstyrelsen, "Datakvalitet og statistisk analyse I livscyklusvurdering."

 

1994                Danish Research Council (SJVF): Funding for a 1 year study leave, Australia

 

1999-2001       CEPROS project: “The influence of production facilities, management strategies and medication policy on health and anti-microbial resistance in dairy cattle herds”, total 3 mill Dkr.

 

1999-2002       CEPROS project “Objective evaluation of health status in Danish pig herds”, Total budget was 6 mill Dkr

 

2000-2003       Danish Dairy Board “Salmonella: epidemiology and disease spreading”, total 1.5 mill Dkr,

 

2004               Danish Research Council (SJVF): Funding for a 2 months study leave, University of South Carolina, USA, total 60.000 Dkr.

 

2003-2006       Diagnose, sygdomsdynamik og intervention: Salmonella Dublin og paratuberkulose Total budget was 2,785 mill Dkr

 

2005-2006        EpiLab project “Multicenter comparison of modelling tools for the evaluation of foot and mouth disease (FMD) vaccination strategies in Denmark”. The project included 17 participants. Budget at LIFE was 30.000 Dkr

 

2007                Danish Research Council (FTP): Funding (100.000 DKr) for the GISVET 2007 conference, Copenhagen, 20-24. August 2007. AKE was organiser

 

2008                Danish Research Council (FTP): Funding (72.000 Dkr) “START”, funding EU application Network of Excellence

 

2008-2009        Forskningsudvalget for Kvæg, Koordinationsudvalget: Funding 180.000 and 168.000 Dkr as part funding for the project” Evaluation of the dairy health recording systems in the Nordic countries”

 

2008-2011       Danish Research Council for Technology and Production (FTP): Funding (4.5 mill kr, 3-year project) “Modelling the spread of infectious diseases by spatial statistics - Methodological development and estimation of key parameters”

 

2009               In February 2009 granted a part funding of 1 mill Dkr for a PhD student as a bonus from KU-LIFE.

 

2009                Danish Research Council. One Mobility Scholarship including 5 PhD positions. Total budget 12 mill Dkr. As Head of the Graduate School of Life Sciences I was the main applicant.

 

2009                Danish Research Council. One Collaboration scholarship. Total budget 2.4 mill Dkr. As Head of the Graduate School of Life Sciences I was the main applicant.

 

2009                Co-investigator in a DANIDA-funded project. Main applicant is Prof Paritosh Biswas, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. “Enhancement of smallholders' livestock disease diagnoses, mapping of the important diseases and identification of risk factors in the RFLDC area”. AKE’s contribution is within veterinary and spatial epidemiology regarding design, analysis and teaching and training the in-country research team

 

 

 

RESEARCH FUNDING CURRENTLY APPLIED FOR (no decision yet)

 


TEACHING EXPERIENCE – BSC AND MSC

1983-1987                 

Instructor/student assistant in "Elementary Statistics" and "Experimental Design and Analysis" at IMM, DTU

 

1992, 1993, 1994        

Lectures in "Biostatistics”. A 1st semester compulsary course for veterinary students at KVL comprising 28 lectures of 2x35 minutes and 14 exercise sessions of 4 hours each. Written examination. (Gave all lectures). Course responsible. Approximately 100 students.

 

1994, 1995                

Establishing (1994) and lectures (1994, 1995) in the new 3-weeks course "Statistical data analysis in practice" at KVL. An optional course for students at KVL comprising lectures, exercises and supervision 15 full days. Oral examination based on a project report. (Gave all lectures, exercise sessions and supervision of projects). Course responsible. Approximately 15-20 students.

 

1995                           

Lectures in "Experimental statistical design" at KVL. An optional course comprising

28 lectures of 2x35 minutes and 14 exercise sessions of 4 hours each. Written examination. (Gave all lectures). Course responsible. Approximately 150 students.

 

1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004 

Lectures in “Veterinary epidemiology” at KVL. A compulsary 3rd semester course for veterinary students, comprising 14 lectures of 2x35 minutes and 14 exercise

sessions each of 4 hours. (Gave part of the lectures and part of the exercise sessions). Approximately 100 students

 

2008                            

A lecture in “Basic epidemiology” at KU-LIFE. A compulsary 5th semester course for veterinary students, comprising 8 full days  teaching (lectures and exercises). (Teaching 1 day). Approximately 120 students

 

1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006  

Lectures in “Population medicine and herd health management”, a compulsary 10th semester course for veterinary students at KVL. The course comprises 8½ hours of lectures in epidemiology, 30 hours exercises and supervision of projects. Oral examination based on project report. (Gave part of the lectures, exercises and supervision of projects, consultations in statistics). Approximately 30-40 students

 

2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006  

Lectures in the 3-weeks course “Applied epidemiology” at KVL. An optional course primarily for veterinary students at the 6th-10th semester. The course comprises

lectures, exercises and supervision 15 full days. Oral examination based on project report. (Gave part of the lectures, exercise sessions and supervision of projects). Course responsible. Approximately 10-25 students

 

2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Lecture and exercise in “Data analysis of counts of parasites” MSc of Parasitology, 3+3 hours. Approximately 8-10 students

 

1992-2010      

Supervised and co-supervised bachelor, MSc and master students at KVL (1992-1997 at Department of Mathematics and Physics, and 1997- at Department of Large Animal Sciences).

 

2008-2010      

February 2008 to January 2010 not involved in teaching due to my part time position as head of the Graduate School of Life Sciences

 

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE – MASTER, PHD AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

1991, 1993    In-service training courses (efteruddannelseskurser) (Tune and Koldkærgård)

Lectures in Basic Statistics                  

Experimental Design and Analysis

Repeated Measurements

Plant Physiology and Biometry

 

1995              

Establishing and lectures in the new PhD course "Basic statistics for veterinary and

related sciences" at KVL. Lectures (in the morning) and computer exercises (in the afternoon) 8 full days, one day each week. Oral examination based on a project report. (Gave all lectures, computer exercises and supervision of projects). Course responsible. 15 PhD students

 

1997              

Lectures in the PhD course "Multivariate analysis and random effects" at KVL (Gave part of the lectures). 15 PhD students

 

1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006

Modification (1999), lectures and supervision in the PhD course “Veterinary epidemiology” at KVL. The course comprises lectures and computer exercises one full day a week for 15 weeks. Further, supervision in individual projects. (Gave each year 10-15 weekly lectures and exercise sessions. Gave supervision in individual projects). Course responsible. Approximately PhD 5-12 students

 

2002, 2003   

“Biostatistics” Module I in the Master of Veterinary Public Health program (March 2002 and March 2003). A 2-week course with lectures and exercises in 20+20 hours, including a multiple-choice examination. Evaluation of project report. Course responsible. Approximately 12-15 students

 

2002, 2003   

“Biostatistics” in the Master of Rural Poultry Production program. A course with 10 lectures and exercises in 10+20 hours. Evaluation of weekly assignment exercises.  Course responsible. Approximately 12-15 students

 

2002, 2003   

“Epidemiology” in the Master of Rural Poultry Production program. A course with 10 lectures and exercises in 20+20 hours. Evaluation of weekly assignment exercises.  Course responsible. Approximately 12-15 students

 

2007               

Lectures and supervision in the PhD course “Veterinary epidemiology Modules II and III” at KU-LIFE. A 5 week course with lectures and computer exercises (5 full days in the first week ). Supervision in individual projects. (Gave all lectures and exercises and supervision in individual projects). Course responsible. 5 PhD students

 

2006, 2008   

Lectures in study design and data management in the NOVA Post graduate course in “Research Methodology, Planning of Controlled Clinical Trials (CCT), Basic and Laboratory research (GCP) and Epidemiological Studies (ES)”. Approximately 15-20 PhD students

 

2006               

PhD course “Veterinary Epidemiology in Aquaculture”, 4 ECTS, in Hanoi, Vietnam 17-21. April 2006, 20 participants mainly from Vietnam. (Gave most lectures and exercises and evaluated project reports). 18 PhD students

 

2008-2010      

February 2008 to January 2010 not involved in teaching due to my part time position as head of the Graduate School of Life Sciences

 

2009               

14-19 August 2009: Invited lecturer in the OIE GIS Training Course on Epidemiology and control of emerging avian diseases, Padova, Italy.

 

 
Updated: 24.09.10