Deadline: Abstracts Annual meeting
Oct 22 all-day

Abstracts should be submitted by email to

(word limit: 400 words, maximum 1 figure, language: English, work published or presented elsewhere in 2019 can also be submitted).
the best abstracts will be given a 10 min oral presentation followed by 5 min questions

If you are a senior researcher, please spread the word to your students/post docs

DSFE 25th Annual meeting in Odense @ Odense Adelige Jomfrukloster, Karen Brahe Auditoriet
Oct 31 all-day
DSFE 25th Annual meeting in Odense @ Odense Adelige Jomfrukloster, Karen Brahe Auditoriet

For more information click here.

To register, please sign up here

Deadline: Basic Pharmacoepi Course
Nov 12 all-day

To sign up please send a mail to

NorPEN 12th Annual meeting at Moesgaard Museum, Aarhus Denmark
Nov 13 – Nov 15 all-day
Basic Pharmacoepi Course @ Odense Adelige Jomfrukloster, Karen Brahe Auditoriet
Nov 19 @ 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Basic Pharmacoepidemiology

/Klaus Kaae Andersen (KKA) og Anton Pottegård (AP), DSFE

08.30-09.00: Breakfast and coffee
09.00-09.15: Welcome and presentation
09.15-10.15: Introduction to study designs, bias and measures (AP)
10.15-10.30: Pause
10.30-11.25: The cohort study design (KKA)
11.25-12.00: The case-control study design (AP)
12.00-12.45: Lunch
12.45-13.00: Recap of the morning and questions
13.00-13.30: Considerations re. exposure ascertainment in PE studies (AP)
13.30-14.00: Considerations re. outcome ascertainment in PE studies (KKA)
14.00-14.15: Pause
14.15-14.45: Bias (KKA)
14.45-15.15: Confounding (AP)
15.15-15.30: Data sources (AP)
15.30-15.45: Pause
15.45-16.30: Practical examples (KKA)
16.30-17.00: Recap of the full day and questions
To register, please send a mail to no later than November 12.

Inaugural seminar Professor Lau Casper Thygesen
Dec 9 @ 2:00 PM

Register-based research in public health and clinical epidemiology – potentials and pitfalls

Kosmopol, Mødesalen, 2. sal mf.
Fiolstræde 44, 1171 København K

On the occasion of Lau Caspar Thygesen’s appointment as Professor in Epidemiology and Register-based Research at the National Institute of Public Health, SDU, the Faculty of Health Sciences hereby invites you to attend an inaugural seminar with the following program:

14:00-14:05: Introduction and welcome by Ole Skøtt, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, SDU
14:05-14:40: ’When the entire population is the sample – strengths and limitations in register-based epidemiology’ Lau Caspar Thygesen, Professor in Epidemiology and Register-based Research, National Institute of Public Health, SDU
14:40-15:20: ’The use of US administrative data and Danish registers to inform palliative care research’ Katherine Ornstein, Associate Professor and Research Director, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, USA
15:20-15:55: ’Use of clinical research databases and big-data to improve patient care in patients undergoing surgery’ Ismail Gögenur, Department of Surgery, Center for Surgical Science, Zealand University Hospital and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen
15:55-16:00: Closing of the seminar

After the seminar, a reception will be held inside the room.
The Faculty of Health Sciences would like to invite all interested persons to attend the seminar and the following reception.
If you wish to participate, we kindly ask you to register by e-mail to Tina Thorsø Finkelstein at

All interested parties are welcome.

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