The PhD Committee

The PhD committee plays an advisory role to the graduate school management. The PhD committee consists of seven representatives from the academic staff (VIPs) and six PhD students from Health who are elected by and among the academic staff and the PhD students at Health, respectively.

In accordance with the Danish University Act, the committee has the following responsibilities:

  • To make a recommendation to the dean for the appointment of a chair from among the PhD committee’s academic staff and a vice-chair, if applicable, from among the PhD committee’s students.
  • To make a recommendation to the dean about the composition of members of the assessment committee.
  • To approve PhD courses.
  • To prepare proposals for internal guidelines for the graduate school, including PhD guidance, to the Head of the Graduate School.
  • To make statements about the evaluation of the PhD programmes and guidance to the head of the graduate school.
  • To approve applications for credits and exemptions.
  • To make statements relating to the area of the committee in all matters of importance regarding the PhD programmes and guidance presented to the committee by the dean or the person authorised by the dean.

In addition, the PhD committee’s academic staff representatives make recommendations to the Head of the Graduate School about approving the enrolment of PhD students.

Members

Academic staff

Chair

Anne-Mette Hvas, Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department of clinical biochemistry

Cai Grau, Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine - The Department of Oncology
Lise-Lotte Kirkevang, Associate professor, Department of Dentistry and Oral Health - Section for Oral Radiology
Mette Nyegaard, Associate professor, Department of Biomedicine - Forskning og uddannelse, Øst
Anders Nykjær, Professor, Department of Biomedicine - Forskning og uddannelse, Vest
Ole Ingemann Hansen, Deputy State-Appointed Forensic Pathologist, Department of Forensic Medicine - Retspatologisk
Kristian Vissing, Associate professor, Department of Public Health - Sport Science

PhD students

Vice-chair

Andreas Halgreen Eiset, PhD Student, Department of Public Health

Iben Bach Damgaard, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine
Dianna Buus Hussmann, PhD Student, Department of Biomedicine
Cecilie Siggaard Jørgensen, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department of Paediatrics
Rasmus Pihl, Research Assistant, Department of Biomedicine - Forskning og uddannelse, Øst
Gitte Vrelits Sørensen, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department of Paediatrics

Observers

Helene Nørrelund, Head of graduate school, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department of Clinical Epidemiology