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When the Entire Country is a Cohort: Collecting and Analyzing Big Data

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Air date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 3:00:00 PM
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Description: NLM Informatics Lecture Series

Henrik Toft Sørensen, DrMedSci, PhD, is the Head of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Denmark's Aarhus University Hospital. He has been working for more than ten years with "Big Data" that encompasses clinical records, administrative bases, and registries from a whole country.

His main research interests are:
  • Determinants of long-term prognosis for chronic disease, in particular the prognostic impact of the interaction between multiple chronic diseases, complications and outcome.
  • Observational studies of safety of medical interventions and treatments
  • Methods in clinical epidemiology
Dr. Henrik Toft Sørensen earned his MD in 1983, PhD in 1994, and DMSc in 1996, and held clinical employments from 1983 to 1994 and from 1996 to 2004. He is a specialist in internal medicine (1993) and hepatology (1997). He earned a Gold medal award from Aarhus University 1985. From 1998 to 2004, he was a consultant at Aarhus University Hospital's Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Since 2000, Dr. Sørensen has been a professor in clinical epidemiology at Aarhus University, and head of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University Hospital. He is a Visiting Professor at Stanford University, CA. Dr. Sørensen has more than 700 publications within the fields of clinical epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, and determinants of the prognosis of cardiovascular, infection, gastrointestinal and cancer diseases. He is Principal Investigator on several international studies, and supervised more than 45 students who have received a PhD. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Clinical Epidemiology. Dr. Sørensen is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council for Independent Research, Medical Sciences and has assessed grant applications and several professorships in numerous European countries and in the US. He earned the 2012 Hagedorn Prize, and, in 2011, received The Order of Dannebrog by Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark.

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NLM Title: When the entire country is a cohort : collecting and analyzing big data / Henrik Toft Sorensen.
Series: NLM informatics lecture series
Author: Sorensen, Henrik Toft.
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Abstract: (CIT): NLM Informatics Lecture Series Henrik Toft Sorensen, DrMedSci, PhD, is the Head of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Denmark's Aarhus University Hospital. He has been working for more than ten years with "Big Data" that encompasses clinical records, administrative bases, and registries from a whole country. His main research interests are: Determinants of long-term prognosis for chronic disease, in particular the prognostic impact of the interaction between multiple chronic diseases, complications and outcome; observational studies of safety of medical interventions and treatments; methods in clinical epidemiology. Dr. Henrik Toft Sorensen earned his MD in 1983, PhD in 1994, and DMSc in 1996, and held clinical employments from 1983 to 1994 and from 1996 to 2004. He is a specialist in internal medicine (1993) and hepatology (1997). He earned a Gold medal award from Aarhus University 1985. From 1998 to 2004, he was a consultant at Aarhus University Hospital's Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Since 2000, Dr. Sorensen has been a professor in clinical epidemiology at Aarhus University, and head of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University Hospital. He is a Visiting Professor at Stanford University, CA. Dr. Sorensen has more than 700 publications within the fields of clinical epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, and determinants of the prognosis of cardiovascular, infection, gastrointestinal and cancer diseases. He is Principal Investigator on several international studies, and supervised more than 45 students who have received a PhD. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Clinical Epidemiology. Dr. Sorensen is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council for Independent Research, Medical Sciences and has assessed grant applications and several professorships in numerous European countries and in the US. He earned the 2012 Hagedorn Prize, and, in 2011, received The Order of Dannebrog by Her Majesty The Queen of Denmark.
Subjects: Cohort Studies
Databases, Factual
Denmark
Registries
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM ID: 101611641
CIT Live ID: 12855
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