Head of Department
Qualified as medical doctor in 1981, began specialist training in internal medicine and endocrinology at hospitals in Copenhagen.
Dr.Med.Sci. on thesis from Copenhagen University 1986.
Professor and Head of Department at The Department of Human Nutrition from 1990.
Chairman of the Nutrition Council 1992-2003.
President of the International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO) 2006-09.
Director of the Nordea Foundation Centre "OPUS" 2009- .