Tanja Thomsen is a postdoctoral researcher in Center for Clinical Research and Prevention, Section for Health Promotion and Prevention. She has a clinical background in occupational therapy and neurorehabilitation, a Master of Science in Health Science and finished her PhD in 2016 from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at Copenhagen University. The PhD thesis focused on sedentary behavior and light-intensity physical activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Tanja has a particular research interest in lifestyle and health promotion interventions to patients with chronic diseases affected on physical function and mobility. Based on data from clinical registers and qualitative patient interviews, the overall aim of her current research is to qualify future health promotion and lifestyle interventions to patients with rheumatoid arthritis in the Danish rheumatology outpatient clinics.

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