Theses

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​On-going Theses 

Aino Leegaard Andersen, M.Sc. (Clinical Nutrition) [PhD thesis]: Titel in English: Development and trial of a transitional and multimodal  nutritional intervention for acutely admitted old medical patients. Title in Danish: Udvikling og afprøvning af en tværfaglig og tværsektoriel ernæringsintervention til akut indlagte ældre medicinske patienter. Supervisors: Janne Petersen, Ove Andersen, Anne Marie Beck, Mette Merete Pedersen. Thesis deadline: 31 August 2020. 


Helle Gybel Juul-Larsen
, Physiotherapist, M.Sc. (Health Sciences)[PhD thesis]: Epidemiological strategies for adapting Disease Management Programs to older persons with multimorbidity. Title in Danish: Epidemiologiske strategier for tilpasning af forløbsprogrammer til ældre personer med multimorbiditet. Supervisors: Ove Andersen, Janne Petersen and Thomas Bandholm. Thesis deadline: 1 December 2017.

Rasmus Skov Husted, Physiotherapist, M.Sc. (Physiotherapy) [PhD thesis]: Efficacy of pre-operative quadriceps strength training on knee-extension strength before and shortly following total knee arthroplasty: A randomized dose-response trial (The QUADX-1 Trial). Title in Danish: Træning af forreste lårmuskel før eventuel indsættelse af kunstigt knæled. Supervisors: Thomas Bandholm, Anders Troelsen and Michael Rathleff. Thesis deadline: 31 December 2019.

Trine Schifter Larsen, Master in educational anthropology [PhD thesis]: The importance of sleep for elderly patients undergoing orthopedic surgical hospitalization and rehabilitation. Title in Danish: Søvnens betydning for ældre patienter som gennemgår et ortopædkirurgisk indlæggelses- og rehabiliteringsforløb. Supervisors: Ove Andersen and Mari Holen. Thesis deadline: 1 October 2019.
 
Morten Baltzer Houlind, Cand.pharm. [PhD thesis]: Optimization of drug prescribing to acutely hospitalized elderly patients. Title in Danish: Optimering af lægemiddelordinationer til ældre akut indlagte patienter. Supervisors: Lona Christrup, Ove Andersen and Janne Petersen. Thesis deadline: 15 December 2019.

Line Due Christensen, Cand.pharm. [PhD thesis]: Drug use among older citizens. Title in Danish: Lægemiddelforbrug blandt ældre. Supervisors: Ove Andersen, Susanne Kaae and Janne Petersen. Thesis deadline: 7 September 2018.

Signe Lindgård Andersen, Signe Lindgård Andersen, Social Anthropologist​ [PhD thesis]: Exportation of Danish Healthcare Solutions to China. Fast-Track Surgery as an Example from Amager and Hvidovre Hospital. Title in Danish: Eksport af sundhedsydelser og dansk knowhow til Kina. Det danske Fast-Track Surgery koncept som eksempel fra Amager og Hvidovre Hospital. Supervisors: Ove Andersen, Torben Steen Mogensen and Ayo Wahlberg. Thesis deadline: 31 August 2018. 

Juliette Tavenier, MSc (Human Biology) [PhD thesis]: Mechanisms and biomarkers of biological ageing in acutely ill and healthy elderly. Title in Danish: Mekanismer og biomarkører for biologisk aldring hos akutsyge patienter og raske ældre borgere. Supervisors: Ove Andersen, Janne Petersen and Anne Langkilde. Thesis deadline: 30 June 2020.

Line Jee Hartmann Rasmussen
, MSc (Molecular Biomedicine) [PhD thesis]: Defining chronic inflammation to enable identification of individuals with high risk of developing disease. Title in Danish: Model for kronisk inflammation til identifikation af individer med høj risiko for at udvikle sygdom. Supervisors: Ove Andersen, Jesper Eugen-Olsen and Steen Ladelund. Thesis deadline: 30 April 2018.

Thomas Huneck Haupt

Finished Theses 

Pia Søe Jensen, Nurse, M.Sc. (Health Sciences) [PhD thesis]: The effect of optimized nursing and perioperative nutritional therapy on the surgical stress response following lower limb amputation. Title in Danish: Effekten af optimeret sygepleje og ernæringsterapi på det kirurgiske stressrespons hos ældre patienter, der gennemgår amputation af underekstremitet på non traumatisk baggrund, Supervisors: Ove Andersen, Janne Petersen, Klaus Kirketerp-Møller and Ingrid Poulsen. Thesis deadline: 30 June 2016. 

Pia Kjær Sørensen, Occupational Therapist [Master Thesis]: A study of cognitive processes related to self-assessed mobility in elderly: Content validation of the questionnaire "Life-Space Assessment" using cognitive interviewing. Supervisors: Julie Midtgaard, Ann Christine Bodilsen, Mette Merete Pedersen. Completion date: 15 September 2017.

Thomas Huneck Haupt, MD  [PhD thesis]: Can regulatory T-cells unveil the mechanisms behind lack of response to anti T​NFalpha treatment? Supervisors: Ove Andersen, Janne Petersen, Inge Nordgaard-Lassen, Jesper Eugen-Olsen. Thesis deadline: 31 December 2016.​ Completion date: 22 November 2017.

Henrik Hedegaard Klausen, MD [PhD thesis]:Ageing: an immunological process? Is biomarker feasible for evaluating biological ageing in the older acute medical patients? Title in Danish: Er aldring en immunologisk proces? Er det muligt at vurdere biologisk alder hos akutindlagte ældre medicinske patienter via immunologiske biomarkører? Supervisors: Ove Andersen, Thomas Bandholm and Janne Petersen. Thesis deadline: 30 September 2016​. Completion date: 30 September 2017.

Esben Iversen, Pharmaceutical Sciences [Master thesis]: Kidney function biomarkers’ impact on estimated glomerular filtration rate, physical function  and drug dosing in elderly acutely hospitalized patients. Nyrefunktionsbiomarkørers betydning for estimeret glomerulær filtrationshastighed, fysisk funktion og lægemiddelordinationer hos ældre akutindlagte patienter. 
Supervisors: Lona Christrup, Ann Christine Bodilsen and Morten Baltzer Houlind. Thesis deadline: 1 may 2017. Completion date: 1 May 2017.

Mia Aakjær
, Stud.pharm. [Master thesis]: Kidney function biomarkers' impact on estimated glomerular filtration rate, acute kidney injury and drug dosing in lower limb amputee patients. Title in Danish: Nyrefunktionsbiomarkørers betydning for estimeret glomerulær filtrationshastighed, akut nyrepåvikning og lægemiddelordinationer hos patienter med underekstremitsamputation. 

Supervisors: Lona Christrup, Charlotte Treldal and Morten Baltzer Houlind. Thesis deadline: 1 May 2017.  Completion date: 24 May 2017.

Anja Ussing, Physiotherapist [Master Thesis]: Supervised pelvic floor muscle training versus attention-control massage-treatment in patients with faecal incontinence – a randomized, controlled trial. Title in Danish: Superviseret bækkenbundstræning versus terapeutisk kontrolbehandling med massage hos patienter med afføringsinkontinens – et randomiseret, kontrolleret studie. Supervisors: Ulla Due, Michael Sørensen and Thomas Quaade Bandholm. Thesis deadline: August 2017. Completion date: 30 August 2017.

Nikoline Wassar Kirk, Mathias Lerager, Alexander Hartmann Jepsen, Physiotherpy students [Bachelor thesis]: ActivPal TM3: A valid tool for quantifying mobility in older medical patients during hospitalization?. Title in Danish: 〖ActivPal〗^TM3: Et validt måleredskab til kvantificering af mobilitet blandt ældre medicinske patienter under indlæggelse?. Supervisors: Christian Frandsen and Mette Merete Pedersen. Completion date: 11 January 2017.

Maja Pedersen, Nurse, cand.scient.san [Master Thesis]: Medical Respite Care for Homeless People: a qualitative study. Title in Danish: Hjemløse borgeres erfaringer med et restitutionsophold efter en akut hospitalsindlæggelse. Supervisors: Camilla Bring, Janne Petersen, Mary Jarden. Completion date: 26 August 2016.

Ann Christine Bodilsen, Physiotherapist , M.Sc. (Health Sciences) [PhD thesis]: Acute Admittance of Older Medical Patients: Identification of Patients at Risk and the Process of Decision Making in Evaluating the Need for rehabilitation. Title in Danish: Akut Indlæggelse af den Ældre Medicinske Patient: Risikopatient-Identifikation og Beslutningsprocesser Relateret til Vurdering af Genoptræningsbehov. Supervisors: Thomas Bandholm, Janne Petersen, Ove Andersen and Nina Ann-Marie Beyer​. Completion date​: 26 October 2015​. 

Ditte Carlsen Lehtonen and Julie Sejersbøl Nielsen, Pharmacists [Master Thesis] Experiences, Perceptions and Assessments of Illness and Medical Treatment among Amputees – From a Patient Perspective. Title in Danish: Amputationspatienters Erfaringer, Opfattelser og Vurderinger af deres Sygdom og Lægemiddelbehandling – Fra et Patientperspektiv. Supervisors: Line Due Christensen, Janne Petersen and Helle Wallach Kildemoes. Completion date: 1 September 2015.​

Helle Gybel Juul-Larsen, Physiotherapist  [Master Thesis]: ​Inter-rater Reliability of Four Simple Clinical Tests of Physical Capacity in an Older Acute Medical Population. Title in Danish: Inter-rater Reliabilitet af Fire Simple Kliniske Test af Fysisk Kapacitet i en Ældre Akut Medicinsk Population, Supervisors: Thomas Bandholm and Ann Christine Bodilsen. Completion date: 1 August 2012 .​​​​​​

Jeanette Wassar Kirk

Johanne Bjerre Lindboe, Medical doctor​ [Master Thesis]: Low-dose growth hormone therapy reduces inflammation in HIV-infected patients: a randomised placebo controlled study. Title in Danish: Lavdosis vækst-hormonterapi reducerer inflammation hos HIV-inficerede patienter: et randomiseret, placebokontrolleret studie. Supervisors: Ove Andersen. Completion date: 18 May 2015.

Mads Christian Kamp Bjerre and Lars Ingstrup, Physiotherapist  [Bachelor Thesis]:  ActivPAL3™: A valid tool for quantifying slow gait in frail elderly populations? An explorative validity study. Supervisors: Mikkel Bek Clausen and Mette Merete Pedersen. Completion date: 25 June 2015​.

Maria Raahauge Herborg Bay and Simone Renée Jensen, Pharmacist​s [Mater Thesis]: Medications related to hospital re-admissions among older medical patients – A qualitative and quantitative study. Title in Danish: Lægemidler relateret til genindlæggelser hos ældre medicinske patienter – Et kvalitativt og kvantitativ studie. Supervisors: Lotte Stig Nørgaard, and Janne Petersen. Completion date: 13 May 2014.

Mette Merete PedersenMette Merete PedersenPhysiotherapist, M.Sc. (Health Sciences) [PhD thesis]: In-hospital and post discharge strength training of the older medical patient to avoid loss of muscle strength and function. Title in Danish: Styrketræning til ældre medicinske patienter med henblik på at modvirke tab af muskelstyrke og funktionsevne under og efter indlæggelse. Supervisors: Thomas Bandholm, Janne Petersen, and Nina Ann-Marie Beyer. 

Selina Christensen, Pharmacist​ [Master Thesis]: Problems Using FMK at Discharge Seen From Hospital Doctor's Perspective. Title in Danish: Problemer Ved Brugen af Det Fælles Medicinkort (FMK) Ved Udskrivelse Set Fra Hospitalslægers Perspektiv. Supervisors: Susanne Kaae and  Line Due Christensen. Completion date: 14 September 2012. 

Sussi Buhl og Aino Leegaard, Clinical nutrition​ists [Master Thesis]:The Effect of a High Protein Diet During Hospitalization and Protein Supplements Combined with Weight-Bearing Training after Discharge on Muscle Mass and Activities of Daily Living Among Older Medical Patients with SIRS: a Randomized Controlled Trial. Supervisors: Jens Richard Andersen, Ove Andersen and Janne Petersen. Completion date: 7 January 2014​.

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