Jens Otto Lunde Jørgensen

Clinical Professor and Chair

Curriculum Vitae



Jens Otto Lunde Jørgensen

Professor of Medicine, Centre Chair, DMSc, Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital

61 years (born in 1957)


Contact information

Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital

Department of Clinical Medicine and the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes

Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 99, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark

E-mail:, phone: +4520727383



2011           Professor of Medicine, Centre Chair, Aarhus University Hospital

2007           Professor of Medicine. Aarhus University Hospital (five-year-position)

1997           Ass. Professor, Aarhus University Hospital

1996           Consultant, Medical Department (Endocrinology and Diabetes), Aarhus University


1995           Specialist in General Medicine and Endocrinology

1992           Doctoral Thesis

1984           Medical Diploma. Aarhus University


Publications and bibliometry:

478 publications of which 315 are original, peer-reviewed papers. Total of citations ≈ 12.000.

H-index: 59 (Web of Science).

Bibliometric data 2011-2016 (SciVal): 40 publications with a field-weighted citation impact

of 2.6 (average =1) and 53% of publications in top 10% journals and 43% of publications in

top% most cited worldwide.  


Research field

Pituitary endocrinology, metabolic effects of GH, GH-deficiency in adults, acromegaly, insulin resistance, substrate metabolism, ghrelin, erythropoietin


Program Committees

2013           Program Organising Committee of the GRS and IGF Meeting, Singapore

2012           President of POC of the ENEA 2012 meeting

2010           Programme Organising Committee of the GRS and IGF Meeting, New York

2010           Executive Committee of European Neuroendocrine Association (ENEA)

2008           Programme Organising Committee of the International Endocrine Meeting, Rio de


2007           Program Organising Committee of the 9th European Congress of Endocrinology,


2006           Annual Meeting Steering Committee of the Endocrine Society (3 year term)


Academic Supervision

Supervisor of 35 PhD dissertations (main supervisor on 21); 31 are completed and 4 are on-going. Supervisor of 9 completed Research year projects. Mentor of 5 Doctoral Theses.


Editorial Boards

European Journal of Endocrinology, Growth Hormone and IGF Research (review editor), Pituitary, Endocrine


Research Council Membership

2009      The Danish Council for Independent Research (Medical Sciences) (6 year term)

2015      Aarhus University Hospital Research Council

2015      Aarhus University Research Foundation

2015      Novo Nordisk Foundation (LNK)


Honorary Positions

2011      Appointed chair and centre chair at Aarhus University Hospital

2012      Appointed member of the Board of Aarhus University Research Foundation




Most recent update: September 2016