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1985:  RN. School of Nursing, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre.

1997:  Diploma, Management in nursing, The School of Advanced Nursing Education at Aarhus University

2003: One-year cource in Research, University Hospitals Centre for Nursing and Care Research.

2007: Master of Public Health, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Science.

2012: Ph.D, University of Lund, Faculty of Medical Scienses, Sweden.


1985 - 1992:  Clinical Nurse, working within the following areas: Neurology, Nephrology, Diabetes and Geriatrics.

1992 - 1994:  Ward sister. Nursing Home, Frederiksberg.

1994 - 1995:  Assistant Ward sister, Geriatric department, Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen.

1995 - 1997: Ward sister, Geriatric department, Kommunehospitalet, Copenhagen.

1999 - 2007: Ward sister, Geriatric department, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre.

2004 - 2005: Research Nurse, part time (28,5h/week). Clincal research Centre.

2006 -2007 : Consultant Research Nurse, (28,5h/week). Clincal research Centre.

2007-2008 :  Substitute for Director of nursing and rehabilitation research, Clincal research Centre.

2009-2012 : Ph.D. student.

2012-        : Senior Researcher, Clinical Research Centre. 


Hereditary colorectal cancer;Genetics and patient perspectives; Patient communication; Geriatric nursing and elderly medical patients; Qualitative research

Main research areas

Patient communication and life perspectives on hereditary colorectal cancer;

Cross sectorial communication between nurses

Current research

Communication between nurses in relation to admission and discharge of elderly patients; Patient perspectives on unsolicited letters from the HNPCC register

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