Per Kallestrup

Research Manager, Associate professor

Curriculum Vitae

 

Contact information:

Per Kallestrup

Research Unit for General Practice and Center for Global Health (GloHAU)

Department of Public Health

Aarhus University

Bartholins Allé 2

Building 1260, office 1.41

DK-8000 Aarhus C

Denmark

 

E-mail: per.kallestrup@ph.au.dk

 

Office phone: +45 8716 8059

Mobile: +45 2092 6528

AU-profile: http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/per.kallestrup@folkesundhed.au.dk

 

Born: July 14, 1966.

Marital status: Married to Lisbeth Kallestrup, MD, Specialist of Public Health.

Children: Anders, born May 1995; Rasmus, born March 1997; Katrine, born April 2005.

 

Education:

2001-2005: PhD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark: “Schistosomiasis and HIV in rural Zimbabwe”.

1996-2000: Specialization - Specialist of General Practice, National Board of Health, Denmark.

1994-1996: Internship, MD. Permission to practice independently as a physician. 

1986-1994: Medical Doctor, graduated June 1994 from the Faculty of Medicine,

Aarhus University, Denmark – including:

1990-1991: One year of Medical studies as an ERASMUS-student at the Faculty of Medicine,

University of Oviedo, Spain

Aug. 1992: One month elective as assistant MD, Hospital of Holsteinsborg, Greenland

Nov. 1992: One month student elective at Boulder Medical Center, Colorado, USA

 

Employment record:

2019->: Research Director, Research Unit for General Practice, Aarhus – www.feap.au.dk

2011->: Ass. Professor, Director of “Center for Global Health at Aarhus University” (GloHAU).

2007->: Partner in Skødstrup Lægepraksis – an 8-partner, GP-clinic with 12,000 patients situated in Skødstrup, Denmark – www.skoedstruplaegepraksis.dk.

2009-2011: Part-time GP Consultant to the Department of Rheumatology at Aarhus University Hospital – facilitating shared care.

2005-2006: Medical Consultant to Euro-Center USA, Inc., New York, USA.

2001-2005: Medical Researcher at Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen (posted in Zimbabwe). Principal Investigator in a large collaborative study conducted in Zimbabwe between Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, Denmark and Blair Research Institute, Harare, Zimbabwe: “Influence of schistosomiasis infection on viral replication, disease progression and immune activation in human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV) infected individuals”.

2001-2005: Founder and owner of “Scandinavian Medical Counseling”, a medical clinic offering medical counseling to mainly the Scandinavian community in Zimbabwe with official status as Medical Consultant to the Scandinavian Embassies in Zimbabwe.

2004: Medical Consultant to the Danish Red Cross Society as main initiator and facilitator in developing a model for the incorporation of anti-retroviral therapy into a rural Home Based Care Program for Southern Africa: “HBC+: Prevention, Home Based Care and Antiretroviral Therapy for People living with AIDS in Zimbabwe – Development of a Treatment Model for Rural Settings”, built into the HBC Program of Zimbabwe Red Cross Society. 2 months.

2000: Research assistant at the Department of General Practice, Aarhus University. 3 months.

1996-2000: Vocational Training Scheme (VTS) of General Practice in the County of Aarhus:

  • Registrar of General Practice by GPs Okholm & Andersen, Aarhus - 6 months.

  • Registrar at the Dept. of Pediatrics, Hospital of Randers. 6 months.

  • Registrar at the Dept. of Psychiatry, Hospital of Randers. 6 months.

  • Registrar at the Dept. of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Randers. 12 months.

  • Registrar at the Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of Randers. 6 months.

1998: Research assistant at the Research Unit & Department of General Practice, Aarhus University during 6 months’ leave from the VTS. 6 months. 

1996: Locum GP, Tysnes Medical Center, Tysnes, Norway. 3 months.

1996: Registrar at the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Hospital of Viborg. 8 months.

1995: GP trainee at Faarup Medical Center, Faarup. 6 months.

1995: Registrar at the Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of Randers. 6 months.

1994: Registrar at the Department of Surgery, Hospital of Randers. 6 months.

 

Awards and honours:

2018: The "JCD Prize - Honouring the extraordinary PhD supervisor" award by the PhD Association Health and the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University

2015: The “Medicines for People” award by Universities Allied for Essential Medicines. See http://newsroom.au.dk/nyheder/vis/artikel/per-kallestrup-modtager-medicines-for-people-prisen/.

2015: The “Being Young Staying Young” award of the Vasco da Gama Movement. See http://www.globalfamilydoctor.com/News/VDGMawardtoPerKallestrup.aspx.

2012 : Receiver of the "Activity-prize" of the Danish College of General Practitioners.

 

ORCID: [0000-0001-6041-4510] 

 

Scientific publications and activities:

80+ peer-reviewed research publications since 2003.

30+ non-peer-reviewed commentaries, viewpoints, book-chapters, reports etc. since 2000.

 

Please see http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/persons/per-kallestrup(edc492e6-b4ed-4c50-8948-986e774b6f70)/publications.html for a full and detailed publication list.

 

Please see http://pure.au.dk/portal/en/persons/per-kallestrup(edc492e6-b4ed-4c50-8948-986e774b6f70)/activities.html for a full and detailed list of scientific activities.

 

Research leadership and administrative work (selected):

Organizational work:

2012->: Founding member of the Board of the think-net “Global Health Minders”. See http://www.globalhealthminders.dk/.

2010->: Initiator and Chairman of “Partners in Practice – International Development Programme of the Danish College of General Practitioners”. See http://www.dsam.dk/flx/udvalg_og_interessegrupper/partners_in_practice_pip/.

2010->: Member of the Consortium Board of Primafamed – “Primary Care and Family Medicine Education Network” – see: http://www.primafamed.ugent.be/

2003-2010: Member of Enreca, Danish Research Network for International Health.

2003-2005: Member of the Board of Directors, Harare International School. See www.his-zim.com.  

2000->: Promotor and organiser of “Hippokrates – European Exchange Programme for Medical Doctors Specialising in General Practice/Family Medicine”, Wonca Europe. See www.vdgm.eu under exchange: Hippokrates Programme.

1999-2000: Coordinator of the Vocational Training Scheme in the County of Aarhus.

1999->: Member of the International Committee of the Danish College of GPs.

1998-2000: Member of the Committee of Young GPs under the Danish College of GPs.

1997-2000: Representative of the Association of Medical Doctors of the County of Aarhus.

1997-1999: Representative of the Danish Association of Junior Doctors.

1996: Chairman of the Council of Junior Doctors at the Hospital of Randers.

1996->: Member of the Danish College of General Practitioners.

1994->: Member of the Danish Society of Medicine.

1986-1994: Member of the Council of Medical Students and Representative to the Council of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Aarhus.

 

Editorial work:

2016->: Ass. Editor of the African Journal of Primary Health Care and Family Medicine

1999-2000: Editor of “Practicus”, the publication of the Danish College of General Practitioners, published eight times per year in 3,600 copies. See www.dsam.dk.

1998-2000: Member of the editorial board of “Medicus”, the publication of the Association of Medical Doctors of the County of Aarhus, published eight times per year in 2,700 copies.

1986-1989: Editor of “Acuta”, a publication of the Medical Students at the University of Aarhus.

 

Supervision:

2013->: Main supervisor for 6 completed and 5 ongoing PhD-students (with projects in Rwanda, Nepal, Guinea-Bissau, Iran and Denmark), co-supervior for 3 PhD-students (with projects in Denmark and Rwanda).

2013->: Main supervisor for 9 completed and 3 ongoing Research-Year-students (with projects in Denmark, Guinea-Bissau and Nepal)

2007->: Daily mentoring and tutoring of Medical Students and Doctors at various levels of specialization from interns towards Specialists of General Practice/Family Medicine.

1996-2000: Clinical supervisor for registrars and medical students at various departments.

 

Teaching activities (selected):

2018: “Folkesundhed – problemstillinger og tilgange” (“Public Health – challenges and approaches”) – course manager for mandatory course at School of Public Health at AU – 10 ECTS

2013-18: "Global Health, civil society support and sustainable development" – course manager for elective course at School of Public Health at AU - 10 ECTS-points

2013-15: “Summer School in Global Health at Aarhus University” – 3 weeks, 5 ECTS-points course at Aarhus University Summer School – course leader.

2013: Building Stronger Universities PhD-course “Strategic Communication and transfer from research to policy” University of Ghana, Legon – 1 week – course manager.

2012: “Health Sector Strengthening” – 1 day in a 4 week course on NCD’s in the “Master of International Health” at the University of Copenhagen.

2011->: “Primary Health Care contribution to global health” – 1 day in a 3 week “Summer School in International Health” at the University of Copenhagen.

2011->: “Primary Health Care in a Global Perspective”. 1 day during a 4-week course in “Infectious Diseases in a Global Perspective” at Aarhus University.

2011: “Organisational aspects of Danish General Practice”. Half a day at the Regional Conference for General Practitioners from Denmark.

2010: “Renew and strengthen your leadership in GP”. One-week course for Danish GPs. Course leader and lecturer. Mallorca, Spain.

2009->: "Cooperation in Health" - 1 day course for MD's specializing in GP/FM - 3 times/year

2008: Yearly Conference of Danish Young GPs: “International perspectives”.

2007: Yearly Conference of Danish Young GPs. Main speaker: “Energize and Innovate”.

2005: Speaker at the CIDER (Center for Infectious Diseases Epidemiology Research) Seminar, Mailman School of Public Health, University of Columbia, New York. 1 day.

2003: Speaker at a national seminar for Swedish MDs in Vocational Training Scheme, Västerås, Sweden. 3 days.

2000: Promotor and leader of Workshop: “Organisation of Young GPs in the Nordic Countries” at the 11th Nordic Conference on General Practice, Copenhagen.

1999-2000: Course organizer of the Vocational Training Scheme for GP registrars.16 course days.

1999: Speaker at seminar for Training General Practitioners: "Training the trainers". 1 day.