Camilla Bjørn Jensen


Camilla Bjørn Jensen is a pharmacoepidemiologist in Phase4CPH. She has a master's degree in Human Nutrition and a PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology from the University of Copenhagen.

Camilla started her research career with research in fetal programming focusing on vitamin D status and the risk of developing obesity. Subsequently, the research areas have been expanded to include e.g. diabetes, asthma, and inflammatory bowel disease. Camilla has experience with many of the Danish national registers and has competencies within epidemiology, statistics, and data management.

Before joining the Phase4CPH unit, Camilla has been working as a clinical epidemiologist, using her research competencies to help clinicians translate their ideas into concrete research projects.

Selected publications:

  • Jensen CB, Ängquist LH, Mendall MA, Sørensen TIA, Baker JL, Jess T. Childhood body mass index and risk of inflammatory bowel disease in adulthood: a population-based cohort study. AJG. 2018.
  • Toennesen LL, Meteran H, Hostrup M, Wium Geiker NR, Jensen CB, Porsbjerg C, Astrup A, Bangsbo J, Parker D, Backer V. Effects of Exercise and Diet in Nonobese Asthma Patients—A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017
  • Jensen CB, Lundqvist M, Sørensen TIA, Heitmann BL. Neonatal Vitamin D Levels in Relation to Risk of Overweight at 7 Years in the Danish D-Tect Case-Cohort Study. Obes Facts. 2017.10:273-283.
  • Jensen CB, Zimmermann E, Gamborg M, Heitmann BL, Baker JL, Vaag A, Sørensen TIA. No evidence of seasonality of birth in adult type 2 diabetes in Denmark. Diabetologia. 2015. 58:2045–2050.
  • Jensen CB, Gamborg M, Raymond K, McGrath J, Sørensen TIA, Heitmann BL. Secular trends in seasonal variation in birth weight. Early Hum Dev. 2015. 91. 6:361-365
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