Signe Smith Jervelund

Signe Smith Jervelund

Associate Professor

Education
2011: PhD, Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
2006: Master of Science in Public Health (MSc), University of Copenhagen
2004: Health Law, The Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
2003: Bachelor of Public Health Science (BA), University of Copenhagen

Work experience 
2016-: Director, Danish Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health, University of Copenhagen                                                                                                 2014-2016: Research Director, Danish Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health, University of Copenhagen                                                                                               2014-: Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health, Section for Health Services Research                                                                                           2011-2014: Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health
2011: Acting research director at Danish Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health, University of Copenhagen
2010-2011: Postdoc, University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health
2007-2010: PhD Scholar, University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health
2006-2007: Research assistant, University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health
2004: Student assistant at Department for Palliative Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital
2003-2004: Student assistant, University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health
2003-2004: Student counsellor, the Central Study and Profession counselling, UCPH
2002-2003: counsellor at study information courses for secondary school students
2001-2003: Student assistant at a international research project, University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health, Department of Medical Philosophy and clinical Theory

Research and educational stay abroad 
2013: Veterans Health Administration, Los Angeles, USA                                                     2009: Harvard Medical School, Department of Health Care Policy, Boston, 6 months
2009: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA, 1 month
2009: Agency of Public Health, Lazio Region, Rom, Italien, 1 month.
2009: NIVEL (Netherlands Institute of Health Services Research), Holland, 1 month
2005: University of Auckland, School of Population Health, New Zealand. 12 months

Other professional activities

2017-: Member of Steno Faculty Steering Group (representative of public health)         2016-: Danish Editor of Scandinavian Journal of Public Health                                              2016-: Leader of the Scientific Committee of Danish Public Health Society                             2008-2010: PhD-representative in the Board of the Danish Graduate School in Public Health Science                                                                                                                    2008-: Member of Scientific Comitee for Danish Public Health Association
2008-: Reviewer: Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, European Journal of Public Health, International Journal for Equity in Health, International Journal of Public Health, and Ugeskrift for Læger
2008: Award winner of the Association of Master of Science in Public Health-Award 2008
2008: Member of web-committee at the Institute of Public Health
2007-2008: Member of external advisery group for the investigation of rejected asylum seekers' conditions conducted by Institute of Human Rights

Knowledge of languages

English, basis German and knowledge of French and the Scandinavian languages

Education

MSc, PhD

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