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Research and development areas

PhD educated at the University of Southern Denmark and UCL. Development of a questionnaire to identify needs among relatives of people with dementia. I have skills within clinemetric method and qualitative hermeneutic method using individual interviews and focus groups.


Continued research within the field of dementia about early efforts to support people with dementia and their relatives.


Lecturer at the Physiotherapist education since August 2011. Ph.D. educated in 2020, where the focus of research is rehabilitation and needs assessment for relatives of people with dementia. Has a great interest in cross-professionalism, collaboration and co-creation between professionals, lecturers, students, patients, citizens, relatives and other actors in the primary healthcare system.

Work areas

Primary work areas:

Lecturer in Physiotherapy theory and method, Gerontology and dementia, interprofessionalism, innovation, bachelor projects and scientific theory (epidemiology and statistics)


Other work areas:

Various tasks linked to research activity.

Lecturer in an innovative cross-disciplinary course at UCL in the 2nd and 3rd semesters and interprofessional elective course in dementia in the 7th semester.

Lecturer in Theory and method in 1st and 6th semester of the Physiotherapist education.

Supervisor on Bachelor projects at the Physiotherapist education.

Lecturer at the Department of Competence Development in UCL, health professional diploma educations. Has lectured rehabilitation, interprofessionalism and evaluation. Guidance of graduation projects.



Competence-providing courses:

Education title: competence development in innovation and didactics

Subject: innovation didactics

Educational institution: UCL

End date: November 2021


Education title: Introduction to scale validation

Educational institution: University of Copenhagen

End date: June 2018


Education title: Project management and management

Educational institution: University of Southern Denmark

End date: April 2018


Education title: Introduction to questionnaire research (clinemetrics) part 1+2

Educational institution: University of Southern Denmark

End date: November 2017


Education title: Datamanagement plan and responsible handling of research data

Educational institution: OPEN, OUH

End date: May 2017


Completed course in Datamanagement plan and responsible handling of research data at OPEN OUH


End date: May 2017


Title of education: Project manager

Subject: systemic project management

Educational institution: UCL in collaboration with Rambøll

Country: Denmark

Number of days: 13.0

Completion date: 2013

Linguistic competences:
Language: English
Level: Experienced

Organisational unit competences:
Project management: Some experience
Networking: Some experience

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.d., Development of the of the Dementia Carer Assessment of Support Needs Tool (DeCANT), University of Southern Denmark

Award Date: 4 Sept 2020

Cand. scient. san., University of Southern Denmark

Award Date: 21 Sept 2011

Fysioterapeut, Fysioterapeutuddannelsen i Odense

Award Date: 29 Nov 2002


Lektor, Fysioterapeutuddannelsen, UCL University College

1 Aug 2011 → …

Fysioterapeut ved Træning, Aktivitet og Rehabilitering, Faaborg-Midtfyn Kommune

1 Jul 200731 Aug 2009

Fysioterapeut ved Genoptræningsafdelingen, Træningscenter Korsør, Slagelse Kommune

1 Jan 200730 Jun 2007

Fysioterapeut ved Medicinsk Center, Sygehus Vestsjælland, Korsør sygehus

1 May 200331 Dec 2006


  • health, nutrition and quality of life
  • education, professions and jobs
  • disease, health science and nursing
  • Dementia

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