Kim Moesgaard Iburg

cand polit, PhD, Lektor

Contact information
Kim Moesgaard Iburg
Institute of Public Health – Section for Health Promotion and Health Systems
Bartholins Allé 2, Building 1260, Room 2.29
DK-8000 Aarhus C

E-mail: kmi@ph.au.dk
Phone: +45 871 68031
AU profile: http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/kmi@ph.au.dk

Education
2003: PhD, Health Sciences University of Copenhagen
1991-1992: PhD fellow, Demography Université de Montréal, Canada
1990: MA, Economics (cand. polit.) University of Copenhagen

Work experience
2013-: Associate professor at the Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark
Current work areas:
Course responsible and lecturer in Public Health and Demography for public health students
Lecturer in Health Economics for public health students and PhD students
Lecturer in AU Global Health summer school
Lecturer in AU Arctic Health for medical students
Supervising students in course and thesis work
Collaborating researcher in the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD)
Population screening projects in Greenland

2009-2013: Chief consultant in hospital planning, CF. Møller Architects, Aarhus and Copenhagen, Denmark
2008-2009: Senior advisor in hospital and psychiatry planning, Capital Region, Denmark
2007-2008: Senior advisor with SFI-SURVEY at the National Institute of Social Research, Denmark

Scientist with the World Health Organization, Evidence and Information for Policy, Measurement and Health Information Systems, Country Health Information, Geneva, Switzerland
Short term professional (2003-06)
Consultant (1999-2002)

2004-2006: Advisor with Division of Information, Evidence and Communication, WHO Regional office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark. Short term professional

2006-: Censor in International Health, University of Copenhagen
2006-2013: External lecturer in Demography, University of Copenhagen
2003-2004: External associate professor in Health Economics, University of Copenhagen
2002-2003: Research assistant in International Health, University of Copenhagen

1996-2002: Researcher with the National Institute of Public Health, Denmark

1995-1996: Administrative officer with Department of Planning, Copenhagen Directorate of Health, Denmark

1993-1994: Administrative officer with Department of Prevention, Narcotic Drugs Unit at the National Board of Health, Denmark

1990-1991: Administrative officer with Department of Health Planning, Frederiksborg Health County, Denmark

External consultancies
European Commission:
2016-2017: Evaluator for call H2020-SC1-2016-2017 of the 'Health, Demographic Change
and Wellbeing' challenge under Horizon 2020.

Government of Greenland, Department of Health:
2013-: Advisor in health economic evaluations of screening programs (breast cancer and
colon cancer) and prevention of alcohol and drugs misuse.

Government of Greenland, Department of Education:
September 2010 – August 2011: EU support to Greenland education and vocational training sector.

National Board of Health, Denmark:
2009: Screening of health economic analyses relating to environment and climate.

Bertelsmann Foundation, Germany:
2006: Estimating the economic benefits of health and prevention in Germany.

Scientific competences
Research areas:
I have a special research interest in health outcome measurement, valuation of benefits and summary measures of population health for assessing the burden of diseases across countries and population groups.

Academic courses:
•Project Manager Course 2009 (Region Hovedstaden)
•Research Management Course 2014-15 (Aarhus University)
Global Burden of Disease technical training workshops:
•Stowe, USA 1998 (Harvard University and WHO)
•Lorne, Australia 1999 (Harvard University and WHO)
•Eretria, Greece 2015 and 2016 (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington)

Research leadership and administrative work (selected)
Project management:
2013-: PI Greenland burden of disease study 2015
2013-: Co-PI ESPAD (European School Survey Project on Alcohol and other Drugs) 2015
2013-: Advisor on health economic issues in economic evaluations of interventions for Department of Health, Greenland
2009-2013: Chief consultant team for health planning on construction projects for Odense University Hospital, Panum Institute at University of Copenhagen, Skejby Hospital DNU, Aalborg Hospital, Herlev Hospital, Oslo Emergency Department, Bergen Hospital, Faroe Island Torshavn Hospital, Ministry of Health Government of Greenland.
2004-06:Team coordinator for WHO Regional office for Europe for publishing Highlights on Health country profiles for 52 Member States
2004-05: Co-PI of the WHO European Health Report 2005

Memberships:
2014-: Member of Advisory Expert Commitee for Center for Arctic Health at Aarhus University
2014-: Member of iHEA (international Health Economics Association)

Scientific reviewer for:
•Population Health Metrics
•Scandinavian Journal of Public Health
•Bulletin of the World Health Organization
•Ugeskrift for Læger (Danish Medical Association)•International Journal of Circumpolar Health•Globalization and  Health

Publications
Scientific papers (selected):
Maria Klitgaard Christensen,Birgit V. Niclasen & Kim Moesgaard Iburg (2017) Societal costs and effectsof implementing population-based mammography screening in Greenland,International Journal of Circumpolar Health, 76:1, 1373580, DOI:10.1080/22423982.2017.1373580
GBD 2016Mortality Collaborators. Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality,adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970–2016: asystematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, Vol. 390, Nr.10100, 16.09.2017, s. 1084.
GBD 2016Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specificmortality for 264 causes of death, 1980–2016: a systematic analysis for theGlobal Burden of Disease Study 2016.  The Lancet, Vol. 390, Nr. 10100,16.09.2017, s. 1151.

GBD 2016Risk Factors Collaborators. Global, regional, and national comparative riskassessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolicrisks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burdenof Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, Vol. 390, Nr. 10100, 16.09.2017, s. 1345.

 GBD 2016DALYs and HALE Collaborators. Global, regional, and national disability-adjustedlife-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy(HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis forthe Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, Vol. 390, 10100, 16.09.2017,s. 1260.

GBD 2016Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence,and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195countries, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of DiseaseStudy 2016. TheLancet, Vol. 390, Nr. 10100, 16.09.2017, s. 1211.

GBD 2015 HIV Collaborators. Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2015: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. 19 Jul 2016: Lancet HIV: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanhiv/article/PIIS2352-3018(16)30087-X/fulltext 
GBD 2013 Risk Factors Collaborators. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 5 Dec 2015: The Lancet. 386, 10010, s. 2287-2323. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00128-2

GBD 2013 DALYs and HALE collaborators. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990-2013: quantifying the epidemiological transition. 28 Nov 2015: The Lancet. 386, 10009, s. 2145-2191. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)61340-X

Global Burden of Disease Study Collaborators. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. 22 Aug 2015: The Lancet. 386, 9995, s. 743-800, S0140-6736(15)60692-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60692-4

GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age–sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet 2015. p 1-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61682-2

Murray CJL et al. Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013; Lancet 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60844-8

Mathers CD, Iburg KM, Begg S. Adjusting for dependent comorbidity in the calculation of healthy life expectancy. Population Health Metrics 2006 4:4 www.pophealthmetrics.com/content/4/1/4

Iburg KM, Rasmussen NK, Avlund K. Severity of self-reported diseases and symptoms in Denmark. Population Health Metrics 2006 4:3 www.pophealthmetrics.com/content/4/1/3 

Brønnum-HansenH, Iburg KM, Andersen O, Lissau I, Sælan H, Rasmussen NK. Social differences inexpected lifetime spent in good health in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ugeskr Læger2005;167:166-8. http://ugeskriftet.dk/videnskab/sociale-forskelle-i-koebenhavnernes-forventede-levetid-med-godt-helbred


Mathers CD, Moesgaard Iburg K, Salomon JA, Tandon A, Chatterji S, Ustun B, Murray CJ. Global patterns of healthy life expectancy in the year 2002. BMC Public Health. 2004 Dec 24;4(1):66. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2458-4-66.pdf

Book chapters (selected):
Iburg KM. DALY. WHO estimates on burden of disease by risk factors in Denmark. (In Danish) Chapter 21 in: Juel K, Sørensen J, Brønnum-Hansen H. Risikofaktorer og folkesundhed i Danmark. Statens Institut for Folkesundhed, 2006 http://www.si-folkesundhed.dk/upload/Risikofaktorer.pdf

Sadana R, Mathers C, Lopez A, Murray CJL, Iburg KM. Gender differences in the self-report of health status. In: Snow R and Garcia-Moreno C (eds.) Gender and Health. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003.

Iburg KM, Salomon JA, Tandon A, Murray CJL. Cross-population comparability of physician-assessed and self-reported measures of health. Chap. 8.4 in: Murray CJL, Salomon JA, Mathers CD, Lopez AD (eds.) Summary measures of population health. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003 and http://www3.who.int/whosis/discussion_papers/discussion_papers.cfm WHO/GPE Discussion paper No 14

Sadana R, Mathers C, Lopez A, Murray CJL, Iburg KM. Comparative analyses of more than 50 household surveys of health status. Chap. 8.1 in: Murray CJL, Salomon JA, Mathers CD, Lopez AD (eds.) Summary measures of population health. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003 and in: http://www3.who.int/whosis/discussion_papers/discussion_papers.cfm WHO/GPE Discussion paper No 15.

Reports (selected):
Screening of health economic environmental indicators. In Danish: Tænk sundhed ind i miljøet. Et prioriteringsværktøj og inspiration til kommuners forbyggende indsats. Danish National Board of Health 2010. Appendix (p72-82). http://www.sst.dk/publ/publ2010/CFF/Miljoe/Taenk_sundhed_miljoe.pdf

Suhrcke M, Urban D, Iburg KM, Schwappach D, Boluarte T, McKee M. The economic benefits of health and prevention in a high-income country: the example of Germany. Veröffentlichungsreihe der Forschungsgruppe Public Health Schwerpunkt Arbeit, Sozialstruktur und Sozialstaat Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung 2007 http://bibliothek.wzb.eu/pdf/2007/i07-302.pdf

European Health Report 2005. WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, September 2005 http://www.euro.who.int/document/e87325.pdf

World Health Report 1999-2007. World Health Organization, Geneva (statistical annex tables) http://www.who.int/whr/en/

Please see http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/persons/kim-moesgaard-iburg(e597437e-9cd5-4edd-b984-7b07616608ed)/publications.html for more details on publications.

Supervision
Bachelors, masters and PhD students in public health

Teaching experience
Six years of university teaching and course management