Tine Jess

Head of Department
Chief Physician, DMSc ​

Professor [affil. Aalborg University]

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Lene Aastrøm Hansen

Chief Physician of Clinical Epidemiology with the responsibility of enhancing the collaboration between methodologists/statisticians and clinicians at Frederiksberg and Bispebjerg Hospital. 

Tine Jess has a yearlong carrier within Clinical Epidemiology. She is Dr.Med.Sci (dr.med.) based on clinical epidemiological research of prognosis of inflammatory bowel disease carried out at Herlev Hospital, Denmark and at the Mayo Clinic, US (1999-2004). She was co-responsible for creation of a Department of Epidemiology at Novo Nordisk A/S during years 2005-2007. She worked as research coordinator of the Danish Obesity Research Center and senior researcher with a Female Research Leader Grant from the Danish Council of Independent Research at Institute of Preventive Medicine during 2007-2010. She was appointed affiliated professor of Epidemiology at Aalborg University in year 2013. During years 2010-2016, she has run a large and successful research group at Statens Serum Institut, conducting clinical epidemiological and pharmaco-epidemiological research on the national registers and the Danish National Biobank, where she has also been co-responsible for the creation of the national Biobank Register (biobanks.dk) linking national data and biobank samples.
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospitals, The Capital Region, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Aalborg.

Publications: Press link to publications from PubMed

Vice chair of the Young Academy of the Royal Danish Society of Science and Letters (www.youngacademy.dk)

Former head of Epidemiological Committee and board member of the European Crohn Colitis Organization (www.ecco-ibd.org)

Member of Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science task force to increase the number of women in research (http://ufm.dk/en/publications/2015/recommendations-from-the-taskforce-for-more-women-in-research?set_language=en&cl=en)