Peter Christensen

Professor

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Peter Christensen

Professor

  • Department of Clinical Medicine - The Department of Surgical Gastroenterology L
Postal address:
Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 35
Aarhus Universitetshospital, Tage-Hansens Gade 2
8200
Aarhus N
Denmark

Email: petchris@rm.dk, peter.christensen@clin.au.dk

Phone: +4578467900, +4524661393

Curriculum Vitae

BORN:            24/02/1967

ORCID:           0000-0002-6611-3935

ACADEMIC POSITIONS 

2014-             Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark

2013-             Consultant Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark 

 EDUCATION DEGREES

2010              International certified colorectal surgeon by EBQS/Coloproctology.

2009              MDSc “Colonic Irrigation for Disordered Defecation”, Aarhus University, Denmark

2002              PhD, “Scintigraphic Assessment of Colorectal Irrigation“, Aarhus University, Denmark 

1994              MD, Aarhus University  

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES 

International certified colorectal surgeon, professor and consultant surgeon at the Pelvic Floor Unit, Aarhus University Hospital. Head of the cancer sequelae clinic, AUH. Main clinical responsibilities: rectal prolapse surgery, sequelae following cancer treatment, Pelvic floor rehabilitation, functional bowel problems, proctology.

RESEARCH INTERESTS          

Sequelae following cancer treatment, pelvic floor rehabilitation, neurogenic bowel dysfunction, patient reported outcomes, App development for scientific purpose in health, fecal incontinence, obstetric anal sphincter injuries, Quality of life and stoma, surgery for rectal prolapse, surgery for functional bowel problems.

PUBLICATIONS 

92 articles in international peer reviewed journals e.g. Gut (Jif: 16.658; Q1), Gastroenterology (Jif 18.392; Q1), Annals of Surgery (Jif: 9.203; Q1), BJS Open (Jif: 5.433), Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology (Jif: 3.648; Q2), Citations incl. self-citations: 1149 (cf. Web of Science, April 2019), H-index: 24. Four book chapters in medical text books.

PRESENTATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS

Several invited presentations at international meetings including most recent presentations:

 SUPERVISION

Five completed PhD thesis, two as main supervision. Main supervisor of two and co-supervisor of one ongoing Phd studies.

 RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATION

Strategic coordinator of the cancer sequelae clinic AUH, Board member of the Danish Cancer Society ‘Partnership on late side effects following cancer treatment’. Member of the ESCP Communication Committee and ESCP Global Reach Committee, past member of the ESCP executive Committee. Co-founder of a spin-out company, Journl A/S with leading private cooperatives within software for the health care system.

 RESEARCH NETWORK

Co-chair the Danish Cancer Society National Research Center for late adverse effects member, Member of ESCP research committee 2014-2017, Tripartite2020 International Consensus group on LARS 2017-. COVID Surg, National Coordinator 2020-

 FUNDING ID:

In total approx. 21 mill Dkr. from Danish private and public bodies during the past 10 years.

 

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