Terese Sara Høj Jørgensen

Terese Sara Høj Jørgensen

Assistant professor

Employment

2019

  • The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), Austin, Texas (poster presentation)

2019 - Postdoc, Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University in collaboration with Program on Aging, Internal Medicine, Yale University

2019 - Assistant Professor (10%), Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen

2019 Postdoc, Center for Clinical Research and Prevention, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, Capital Region (5 months)

2016-2018 PhD student, Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen

  • Febuary - May 2017 Research stay at Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm Universitet, Sweden
  • Febuary - April 2018 Research stay at Program on Aging, Internal Medicine, Yale University, USA

2015 Research assistant at Research Center for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Capital Region (8 months)

2013-2014 Pre-graduate research student at Department of Cardiology Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte and in collaboration with Department of Geriatrics, Nykøbing-Falster Hospital

 

Education

2019 PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen

2015 Master of Science in Public Health, University of Copenhagen

  • 2014 Exchange at York University, Toronto, Canada, Internationalization Scholarship

2012 Bachelor of Science in Public Health, University of Copenhagen

  

Professional posts

2019 - Board member of Danish Society for Psychosocial Medicine

2016-2018 Chair and coordinator of a network for young researchers (Spirekassen) at the Section of Social Medicin and Section of Epidemiology, Institut of Public Health

2016-2018 Member of the PhD Study board of the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen

2017-2018 PhD representative for Faculty of Health Sciences at Rectorate meetings and at the University of Copenhagen Research and Innovation Council

  

Organisering of Scientific meetings

2018 Scientific Committee Member and organizer of the second Nordic Doctoral Conference and Networking Event

 

Presentations at scientific congresses and meetings

2018

  • Social Inequalies in Ageing Midterm Conference, Stockholm, Sweden (oral presentation)
  • European Congress of Epidemiology, Lyon, France (poster presentatíon)

2017

  • The 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, San Francisco, USA (two oral presentations and chair)
  • The 10th European Public Health Congress, Stockholm, Sweden (Oral presentation)

2016

  • The Nordic Doctoral Conference and Networking Event, Stockholm, Sweden (oral)

  • The 23rd Nordic Congress of Gerontology, Tampere, Finland (oral)

2014

  • The 20th World Congress of Epidemiology, Alaska, USA (poster)

2013 

  • Nordic Meeting in Epidemiology and Register-based Health Research, Aarhus, Denmark (poster)

  • European Congress of Epidemiology, Aarhus, Denmark (poster)

  • Research day at Copenhagen University Hospital Gentofte, Gentofte, Denmark (poster)

 

Public presentations

2019

  • 'Sociale relationers indvirken på sund aldring', Folkeuniversitetet, University of Southern Denmark

2017

  • 'Venner for livet: Et foredrag om sociale relationers betydning for helbred og dødelighed', Hundested Aftenskole

 

Academic awards and honours

2014 Student award, second place at the 20th World Congress of Epidemiology, Alaska, USA

 

Reviewer for scientific journals

  • Social Science & Medicine
  • European Journal of Public Health
  • Journal of Aging and Health
  • Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences
  • Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences
  • Journal of Psychiatric Research
  • General Hospital Psychiatry
  • European Psychiatry

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