Stine Kjær Urhøj

Stine Kjær Urhøj

Postdoc

Postdoc, Section of Epidemiology, University of Copenhagen and

Department of Pediatrics, Kolding Hospital

September 2018 -

See short presentation for more info

 

PhD fellow, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen

January 2014 – September 2018 (including maternity leave)

Investigating the impact of the father’s age at conception on the health of the offspring in a population-based register study using Danish nation-wide registers as well as data from birth cohorts from Denmark and Norway.

 

Ongoing projects: 
1) Advanced paternal age and risk of under-five mortality 
2) Advanced paternal age and the risk of congenital malformations of the musculoskeletal system in offspring

3) Advanced paternal age and childhood cancer rate
4) Advanced paternal age and stillbirth rate

5) Exploration of the dependency structure (cluster structure) among full siblings and half siblings in the Danish register information

 

Visiting Researcher, The Danish Cancer Society Research Center

August 2015 - November 2015

Investigating the association between the father's age at conception and the rate of childhood cancer in offspring in a population-based register study using Danish nation-wide registers.

 

Research Assistant at Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen

April 2013 - December 2013

Completion of the Danish contribution to The European Perinatal Health Report 2010 
(www.europeristat.com)

 

Student Assistant at Section of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen

2012-2013

Preparation of the Danish contribution to The European Perinatal Health Report 2010 incl. data analysis of reproductive and perinatal conditions

 

Student Assistant at Section of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen

2007-2012

 

Internship: DANIDA, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Spring 2009

Project: The Wired Mothers project.
Project aim: to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity by improving contact (primarily by the use of mobile phones) between the pregnant women and health professionals at the local health clinics.

 

Education

MSc in Public Health Science, University of Copenhagen

2009-2013 (including maternity leave)

Thesis: Paternal age and the risk of congenital malformations of the musculoskeletal system in offspring – a population-based register study.
Grade: 12.

BSc in Public Health Science, University of Copenhagen

2006-2009

Thesis: ”When every pregnancy comes it has its own problems” – a qualitative, explorative study of factors influencing health care seeking practices among pregnant women in Zanzibar, Tanzania. 
Grade: 12.

 

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