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Name:                              Birthe Krogh Rasmussen


Title:                                MD, DMSc, MHM


Current position:             Chief consultant in Neurology


Education:                       MD, Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc), Master of Health Management (MHM), Neurological Specialization


Research Experience:      Epidemiology of Headache disorders. Clinical studies of neurooncology.


Research Interest:           Brain Cancer Research


Ongoing Research:

Brain cancer research: Clinical studies and register studies focusing on optimizing the integrated brain cancer pathway and studies with special focus on the experience of symptoms and psychosocial effects among patients and relatives.


Communication:                              Birthe Krogh Rasmussenhas published more than 40 peer-reviewed papers primarily on the subject of headache but in the recent years also on brain cancer in international high impact scientific journals.


Birthe Krogh Rasmussen/April 10th, 2015


Studies:                             Brain tumors – psychosocial interventions

How do relatives experience a family member with a brain tumor and how can we improve interventions?

(In collaboration with Professor Christoffer Johansen, University Hospital of Copenhagen, Rigshospitalet)


Evaluation of a clinical screening tool for brain tumors.


Interdisciplinary Team Structure in a Brain Cancer Pathway.


Comparative register study validating clinical data in the Danish Neurooncology Registry (DNOR)

 (In collaboration with chief physician Steinbjørn Hansen, Odense University Hospital)


Corticosteroid-induced diabetes among brain tumor patients.

 (In collaboration with chief physician Ulrik Pedersen-Bjergaard, NOH)


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