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Inaugural seminar

Adjunct professor Laura Punnett - 03.08.2019 - Inaugural Seminar

Musicians' Health

August 30, 2019 from 10:00-15:00 hrs. CEST


Entrance 19,Room 01
University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
J.B. Winsløws Vej 19
DK-5000 Odense C

On the occasion of Laura Punnett’s appointment as adjunct professor at the Center for Musicians’ Health, Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark and at the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicines, Odense University Hospital (OUH), the Faculty of Health Sciences hereby invites you to attend an inaugural seminar with the following program:

09.55-10.00 Introduction and welcome 
Associate professor Lars Henrik Frich, Vice Head of the Department of Clinical Research, SDU

10.00-10.15 "Why was it important to start research in Musicians’ Health?"
Professor Mogens Hørder, Department of Public Health, User Perspectives, SDU

10.15-11.00 "When talk fails, music speaks. But when musicians fail, who speaks for them?"
Professor Laura Punnett, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA and adjunct professor SDU

11.00-11.20 Coffee break

11.20-11.40 "Overview of data handling in the Center for Musicians’ Health"
Helene Paarup, MD, PhD

11.40-12.00 "Overview of patients seen in the Musicians’ Clinique, OUH"
Head of research Lars Brandt, MD

12.00-13.00: Lunch

13.00-13.15 "Why does OUH have a Center for Musicians’ Health?"
CMO Peder Jest, MD

13.15-13.30 "Psychosocial factors in musicians’ work-life. Shaping the future in the Center for Musicians’ Health"
Pernille Melander Thorsen, Msc in Psychology

13.30-13.45 "Preventive initiatives among violinists. Presentation of a PhD protocol
Stephanie Mann, Msc in Physiotherapy

13.45-14.00 "Sound Exposure measurements among rhythmic musicians
Agnete Torp Hoffmann-Petersen, Pre-graduate researcher

14.00-14.15 "Systematic literature study. Interventions with physical training among musicians. A master’s project"
Mads Panduro, Msc in Physiotherapy

14.15-14.30 "Association of exposure and clinical symptoms from neck and shoulder using the instrument as proxy for exposure. A bachelor’s project"
Nina Baun Jeppesen, Bachelor in physiotherapy

14.30-15.00 Summary, celebration and reception

The Faculty of Health Sciences would like to invite all interested persons to attend the inaugural seminar or the whole seminar and the following reception. If you wish to participate or need further information, kindly send a mail to:

Best regards

Ole Skøtt, Dean



Driving directions

The rules that apply to parking in the parking ground by the university buildings, J. B. Winsløws Vej 15 – 25, DK-5000 C, exact that visitors arriving bycar give the registration number of their vehicle on the iPad in the hall at J.B. Winsløws Vej 25, as soon as they arrive. There are some parking places where a parking disc may be used, but this will appear from the local signs. If you do not register your car, you may get a parking fine.

Redaktionen afsluttet: 20.08.2019