Inaugural seminar Professor Lau Casper Thygesen

December 9, 2019 @ 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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