Born April 14th 1962 in Aalborg, Denmark. Danish citizenship. Married and two children aged 22 and 19.

Education, training and certification

M.D., Aarhus University, DK
M.D., ECFMG certificate, USA
Permission to practice as a physician. National Board of Health, D
Numerous bioengineering and material science courses and postgraduate courses in Denmark (Aarhus and Copenhagen) and in USA (UC San Diego, UC San Francisco, and Stanford University)

Academic degrees

Dr.M.Sci., Aarhus University, DK. Thesis: Duodenal Biomechanics
Master of Public Management. Odense University, DK.

Academic appointments (past 15 years)

Visiting Faculty Professor. Institute of Mechanics and Materials, AMES and the Institute of Bioengineering, UC San Diego, California
Associate professor. The Institute of Experimental Clinical Research, Aarhus University, DK
1999-2009 Professor of biomechanical engineering. Institute of Electronic Systems, Aalborg University, DK
2001- Professor, Bergen University and Haukeland Hospital, Norway
2001-2010 Director of Research and Head of the Research Council, Aalborg Hospital
2003- Director of the Mech-Sense Research Center, Aalborg Hospital
2004-2010 Professor. The Clinical Institute, Aarhus University, DK
2005-2010 Vice-chairman the Clinical Institute, Aarhus University, DK
2006-2007 Walton Professor (biomedical devices), ITT, Tallaght, Ireland
2007-2010 Professor, La Jolla Bioengineering Institute. La Jolla, California, USA Cheap Prom Dresses
2010- Executive Director, Sino-Danish Center for Research and Education Aarhus and Beijing)

Honorary appointments

1999-2002 Advisory professor at Chongqing University and Beijing Polytechnic University, China