Global Health Section
Postboks 2099, Øster Farimagsgade 5 opg. B, 1014 København K
January 2013 - present: Assistant professor, Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen
With responsibility to support conceptualization and execution of qualitative research projects including supervision of junior researchers on issues of environmental and mental health, health communication and health promotion in low and middle income settings. Duties also include research-based teaching including course development within global/international health, e.g. courses in qualitative research methodology.
January 2011- Dec 2012; Post Doc, Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen Part of the SUSA project in Ghana (Sustainable Sanitation in peri-urban areas), the Platform for Human Health activities on Zanzibar, and the SAWAFO (Sanitation and Water for Food) project in Ghana.
October 2007 - 2010: PhD student, Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen Thesis: the Social Reality of Hygiene and Sanitation: Understanding community responses to government promotional strategies among ethnic minorities of nothern Vietnam
May - October 2007: Research assistant, Department of International health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen
February - May 2007: Research assistant, Danish Cancer Society
January 2007: MSc Public Health, University of Copenhagen Thesis: Street Food Quality; A matter of neatness and trust. A Qualitative study of local practices and perceptions of food quality, food hygiene and food safety in urban Kumasi, Ghana
Aug. 2004 - June 2005: Intern at The Danish Representation in Bhutan under the Health Sector Programme
June 2003: BSc Public Health, University of Copenhagen
MSc. Public Health