Finn Diderichsen

Finn Diderichsen

Professor emeritus


Position:

Professor emeritus. University of Copenhagen
Date of birth: December 1st 1947 in Virum, Denmark

Academic and clinical education:

 
University of Copenhagen cand med (MD)1973
University of Uppsala dr med sc (PhD)1981
Specialist in social medicine (Sweden)1986
  
Employment record: 
Internship in internal medicine, psychiatry, gynaecology. Luleå1973-75
Research physician, Karolinska Institute (KI), Dept. Social Medicine,1975-81
Medical officer in public health, Norrbotten County Council, Sweden1981-84
Head of Karolinska Inst. Field Research Unit of Social Medicine1977-84
Associate professor (docent & lektor) in social medicine, KI1986-96
Senior lecturer (universitetslektor) in social medicine, KI, Sthm1986-95
Senior public health medical officer, Stockholm County Council1984-02
  
Professor in social medicine, chair, Uppsala University, Sweden1996
Professor in social epidemiology and health policy research, KI, Sthm.1997-04
Professor in prevention in public health, University of Copenhagen2004-16
Visiting researcher, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, CPqAM, Brazil 2016-
Other academic functions: 
President of International Co-operation Committee (IMCC).1971-73
Senior Advicer, National Board of Health and Welfare, Sweden1986-02
Chairman of commission of postgraduate training 
in social medicine NLV, Sweden1986-94
Scientific Advicer, Commission on Health Care in the 1990s1981-84
President of the International Association of Health Policy1987-93
Fellow at Harvard Centre for Population and Development Studies1993-
Member of the Board. National Institute of Public Health, Sweden1999-01
Member of the Commission on a reformed NIPH, Sweden1999-00
Member of the National Public Health Commission of Sweden1997-01
Member of the KI Educational Board of Public Health1987-99
Chairman of the KI Educational Board of Public Health1999-02
Member of the Board: Centre for Health Equity Studies, Sthm.2000-04
Member of the Swedish Council for Social Research1999-00
Member of the Swedish Council for Working Life and 
Social Research and chairman of public health science committee2001-03
Head of the Danish Grad. School of Public Health Science

2003-08

Member of research committee, Faculty of Health Science, KU2006-08
Member of the board for post graduate training, Faculty of Health Sci.2003-11
Head of dept. of Social Medicine2007-15
Member of the Governemnt Council for Prevention2009-11
Member of Expert Council for Prevention, Danish Med.Ass.2012-16
Visiting professor, Liverpool University2013-

Uddannelse

Professor emeritus dr.med. Speciallæge

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