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Tiltrædelsesseminar for adjungerede professorer Kieran O'Sullivan og Greg Kawchuk - 17. juni 2024

Der afholdes tiltrædelsesseminar i anledning af, at Kieran O'Sullivan og Greg Kawchuk er blevet tilknyttet som adjungerede professorer ved IRS Sygehus Lillebælt, Forskningsenhed for Rygmedicin.

Tid og sted:

17. juni 2024 kl. 13.00

Kolding Sygehus - indgang 2
Sygehusvej 24
6000 Kolding


On the occasion of Greg Kawchuk’s and Kieran O’Sullivan’s affiliations as adjunct professors at the Medical Spinal Research Unit, Department of Regional Health Research, University of Southern Denmark (SDU) and at the Spine Centre of Southern Denmark, the Faculty of Health Sciences, SDU, hereby invites you to attend an inaugural seminar with the following program:

13.00-13.05: Introduction and welcome

Kim Houlind, Head of the Department, Department of Regional Health Research, SDU

13.05-13.30: “Strengthening research in spinal pain – a common enigma”

Søren O’Neill, Clinical Associate Professor, Head of Research, Department of Regional Health Research, SDU and Medical Spinal Research Unit, Spine Centre of Southern Denmark

13.30-14.10: “Low back pain rehabilitation: Can – or should - ‘physical’ rehabilitation professionals address ‘nonphysical’ factors"

Kieran O’Sullivan, Professor of Physiotherapy, Course Director MSc in Physiotherapy, University of Limerick, Ireland

14.10-14.50: “Spinal stiffness: a potential biomarker in low back pain”

Greg Kawchuk, Professor at Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine – Physical Therapy, University of Alberta, Canada

14.50-15.00: Discussion and closing of the seminar

Kim Houlind, Head of the Department, Department of Regional Health Research, University of  Southern Denmark

After the seminar, a reception will be held in the Auditorium Lounge at Kolding Hospital.

The Faculty of Health Sciences would like to invite all interested persons to attend the seminar and the following reception. If you wish to participate, we kindly ask you to register here using this link no later than June 7, 2024.

For further information or questions please contact Dorthe Pape (


Best regards, 

Uffe Holmskov
Vice Dean for Research and Innovation
Faculty of Health Sciences


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Redaktionen afsluttet: 14.05.2024