Terese Sara Høj Jørgensen

Terese Sara Høj Jørgensen

Assistant professor



2016-2018 PhD students at 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, Sverige
  • Febuary - April 2018 Research stay at Program on Aging, Internal Medicine, Yale University, USA

2015 Research assistant at Research Center for Prevention and Health (8 months)

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



2009-2012 Bachelor of Science in Public Health, University of Copenhagen

2012-2015 Master of Science in Public Health, University of Copenhagen

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



Professional posts

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 af videnskabelige møder

2018 Medlem af den videnskabelige komite og organisering af the second Nordic Doctoral Conference and Networking Event


Presentations at scientific congresses and meetings


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


  • 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)


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

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


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


  • 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)


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 Scienes
  • Journal of Psychiatric Research
  • General Hospital Psychiatry

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