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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.

Upcoming meetings - minutes and agendas

Meeting  Agenda Minutes
21 February Agenda Minutes
30 May

Members

Chair

Stine Sofia Korreman, Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department of Medical Physics

Co-chair

Britt Borg, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department of Paediatrics

Academic staff

Ditte Demontis, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedicine - Forskning og uddannelse, Skou-bygningen
Ole Ingemann Hansen, Deputy State-Appointed Forensic Pathologist, Department of Forensic Medicine - Department of Forensic Medicine - Forensic Pathology
Lise-Lotte Kirkevang, Associate Professor, Department of Dentistry and Oral Health - Section for Oral Radiology
Loni Kraus Ledderer, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health - Department of Health Services Research
Rikke Katrine Jentoft Olsen, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine - Research Unit for Molecular Medicine
Jeppe Prætorius, Professor, Department of Biomedicine - Forskning og uddannelse, Syd

PhD students

Cecilie Siggaard Jørgensen, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department of Paediatrics
Pernille Louise Kjeldsen, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - Nuclear Medicine and PET
Omeed Neghabat, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - The Department of Cardiological Medicine B
Ankur Razdan, PhD Fellow, Department of Dentistry and Oral Health - Section for Oral Radiology
Ellen Hollands Steffensen, PhD Student, Department of Clinical Medicine - Department for Clinical Genetics

Observers

Birgitte Rosenvind Eriksen, Head of department, Health, Health Administrative Centre - Health PhD Administration
Damian A. Hertoft Goldberg, Head of Division, Health Administrative Centre - PhD Administration
Helene Nørrelund, Head of Graduate School, Deans Office, Health
Lene Bøgh Sørensen, Special Consultant, Health Administrative Centre - Health PhD Administration