Lone Schmidt

Lone Schmidt

Professor with special responsibilities

Primary fields of research

Reproductive health, focus on infertility and involuntary childlessness, medically assisted reproduction, prevention of infertility, family formation. 

Current research

  • Programme coordinator (PI) for the research group, Reproductive Health, Section of Social Medicine
  • Programme coordinator for The Copenhagen Multi-centre Psychosocial Infertility (COMPI) Research Programme. The COMPI group involves researchers from University of Copenhagen; Alfred University, NY, USA; Cardiff University, UK; Chapman University, CA, USA; Monash University, Melbourne, Australia; Porto University, Portugal. Collaboration with public fertility clinics in Denmark. 
  • Psychiatric disorders, infertility and medically assisted reproduction treatment 
  • Social inequality in use of assisted reproduction technology treatment
  • Assisted reproduction technology treatment and women's risk of cancer
  • Family building among men and women having survived childhood/early adulthood cancer
  • Collaborative projects on stress, infertility and pregnancy loss
  • Collaborative projects on Prevention of infertility

Teaching

Medicine

  • Medical sociology
  • Supervision of bachelor and master theses

 BA and MA in Public Health

  • Social epidemiology and public health
  • Elective course: Fertility and health
  • Supervisor of bachelor and master theses

 Supervision

  • Reproductive health
  • Infertility and assisted reproduction
  • Prevention of  infertility
  • Family building

 

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Taking fertility for granted - a qualitative exploration of fertility awareness among young, childless men in Denmark and Sweden

    Hviid Malling, G. M., Schmidt, Lone, Pitsillos, T., Hammarberg, K., Tyden, T., Friberg, B., Jensen, I. & Ziebe, S., 2022, In: Human Fertility. 25, 2, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Assisted reproductive technology treatment and risk of breast cancer: a population-based cohort study

    Vassard, Ditte, Pinborg, Anja, Kamper-Jørgensen, Mads, Lyng Forman, J., Glazer, C. H., Kroman, Niels Thorndahl & Schmidt, Lone, 2021, In: Human Reproduction. 36, 12, p. 3152–3160 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Parenthood among men diagnosed with cancer in childhood and early adulthood - trends over time in a Danish national cohort

    Sylvest, R., Vassard, Ditte, Schmiegelow, Kjeld, Macklon, K. T., Schmidt, Lone, Forman, Julie Lyng & Pinborg, Anja, Jul 2021, In: Human Reproduction. 36, p. 470-470 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference abstract in journalResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Forebyggelse af nedsat frugtbarhed

    Nielsen, H. S., Schmidt, Lone, Andersen, A. N., Petersen, Kathrine Birch, Gyrd-Hansen, D., Jensen, T. K., Juul, A. & Knudsen, L. B., 2016, 1 ed. København: Vidensråd for Forebyggelse. 152 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookCommunication

  5. Published

    Demographic and medical consequences of the postponement of parenthood

    Schmidt, Lone, Sobotka, T., Bentzen, J. G. & Nyboe Andersen, A., Feb 2012, In: Human Reproduction Update. 18, 1, p. 29-43 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  6. Published

    Fertilitet og sundhed

    Schmidt, Lone (ed.) & Pinborg, Anja (ed.), 2012, København: Munksgaard .

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Sociodemographic characteristics and attitudes towards motherhood among single women compared with cohabiting women treated with donor semen: a Danish multicenter study

    Salomon, M., Lykke-Sylvest, Randi, Hansson, Helena, Andersen, A. N. & Schmidt, Lone, 2015, In: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 94, 5, p. 473-481 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Costs of medically assisted reproduction treatment at specialized fertility clinics in the Danish public health care system: results from a 5-year follow-up cohort study

    Christiansen, T., Erb, K., Rizvanovic, A., Ziebe, S., Mikkelsen Englund, A. L., Hald, F., Boivin, J. & Schmidt, Lone, Jan 2014, In: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 93, 1, p. 64-72 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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