Professor with special responsibilities
Øster Farimagsgade 5 opg. B, Postb, 1014 København K, Bygning 10, Building: 10.0.25
Professor in palliative care and quality of life assessment, Department of Health Services Research (50%) and Consultant and Head, the Research Unit, Department of Palliative Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital (50%).
Chairman and founder of Danish Palliative Care Database (DPD) – a national quality and research database comprising the about 10,000 patients referred to specialized palliative care at hospices and palliative teams/units every year.
2011-2014 chairman (2014-15: past chair) of EORTC Quality of Life Group – a research group with more than 240 members from Europe and Canada, Australia, USA, Taiwan, Japan, Brazil under the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of cancer. The Group is internationally acknowledged as a leader in development and application of patient-completed questionnaires in clinical trials.
Primary fields of research
- Health services research concerning palliative care
- Cancer patients’ experience of disease and treatment
- Development and validation of questionnaires – particularly concerning cancer patients’ symptoms, problems, and quality of life
Please see the web site of the Research Unit (English version forth-coming).
’Groenvold M OR Gronvold M’ i PubMed.
M.Sc. in Public Health Science: Responsible for the course ‘Questionnaire Construction’.
Responsible for the PhD course ‘Questionnaires in clinical and public health research: development, validation and evaluation’.
Pregraduate supervision on several of the Faculty’s programmes.
Supervision of 16 PhD students.