PhD Projects

Birthe Marie Rasmussen

Self-efficacy and work motivation among nursing assistants in elderly care in primary care

Main supervisor:  Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unit for Health Promotion Research, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark

Co-supervisors: 
Frans Boch Waldorff, Unit for general practice research, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark. Gabriele Berg-Beckhoff, Unit for Health Promotion Research, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark. 

Sofie Buch Mejsner

Health System Governance and Informal Patient Payments in Health Care in the Western Balkan from an Equity Perspective

Main supervisor: Leena Eklund Karlsson, Unit for Health Promotion Research, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark

Co-supervisor: Maria Kristensen, Section of Health Services Research, Department of Public Health,  University of Copenhagen

Ranjila Joshi 
Human trafficking in Nepal: intervention strategies and re-integration of trafficked women.

Main supervisor: Arja R. Aro, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Co-supervisor: Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

 

Maiken Hjuler Persson
At the Forefront of Older People's Care – The Perspectives of Health Care Professionals

Main supervisor: Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Co-supervisors: Christian Backer Mogensen, Focused Research Unit for Emergency Medicine, Hospital of Southern Denmark, Institute for Regional Health research, University of Southern Denmark. Jens Søndergaard, The Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark.  Helene Skjøt-Arkil, Focused Research Unit for Emergency Medicine, Hospital of Southern Denmark, Institute for Regional Health research, University of Southern Denmark.

Line Remmen
State of health and health promotion needs in fishermen - A register-based analysis using data on lifetime occupational workload and musculoskeletal disease to analyse and develop health promotion recommendations

Main supervisor: Gabriele Berg-Beckhoff, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of  Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisors: Kimmo Herttua, CMSS, University of Southern Denmark, Keld Thorgård, Head of research, University College Southern Denmark.

Natasa Loncarevic
We don't know what we don't know!  Evidence Informed Policy Making in Public Health and Health Promotion.

Main supervisor: Anja Leppin, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisor: Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Anne Marie Møller
Experiences of clinical videoconferencing (CV) by providers and patients in the Mental Health Services

Main supervisor: Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark. Co-supervisor: Jens Peter Hansen,  Psychiatric Ward, Esbjerg.

Julie Dalgaard Guldager
“It has to be fun to be healthy”. Assessing the implementation of a competition program to increase children’s physical activity

Main supervisor: Anja Leppin, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisors: Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark, Jesper Von Seelen, University College Southern Denmark.

Lotte Skøt
Life stress: Facilitator or Barrier for Risk Perception?

Main supervisor: Anja Leppin, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Fadumo Abdi Noor
Identify, describe and analyze multilevel approaches to prevent diabetes and its complications

Main supervisor: Gabriel Gulis, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisor: Jens Søndergaard, Research Unit of General Practice, University of Southern Denmark.

Finished PhDs in the unit

2019

Mette Winge Jakobsen
Use of research knowledge in physical activity policy making and the organizational determinants for research use in the setting of local physical activity policy making

Main supervisor: Arja R Aro, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisor: Thomas Skovgaard, Institute of Sports and Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark

Link to PhD thesis as pdf without articles


2018

Lotte Vallentin-Holbech
A social norms intervention to prevent alcohol use and its harmful consequences among Danish adolescents

Main supervisor: Christiane Stock, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark

Link to PhD thesis as pdf without articles

Anne Marie Dahler
"Anvendelse af velfærdsteknologiske løsninger i den kommunale sundhedspraksis i et empowermentperspektiv"

Main supervisor:   Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark 

Link to PhD thesis as pdf without articles


Maria Holst Algren
Health behaviour in socially deprived neighbourhoods – The importance of socioeconomic status, social relations, and stress for health behaviour

Main supervisor: Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisors:  Carsten Kronborg Bak, Public Health and Epidemiology Group, Department of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University. Ola Ekholm, National Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark.

Link to PhD thesis as pdf without articles

2017

Julie Werenberg Dreier

Pregnancy related episodes of fever and infection and neurodevelopmental impairments in childhood

Main supervisor: Gabriele Berg-Beckhoff, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisor: Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen, Section of Social Medicine, University of Copenhagen.

Link to PhD thesis as pdf without articles

2016

Erik Jørs

Prevention of Negative Health Consequences of Pesticide use among Small-Scale Farmers in a low-income Country

Main supervisor: Gabriel Gulis, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisors: Dr. Med. Jesper Bælum, OUH AMK Odense, Dr. Med. Ph.d. Flemming Konradsen, Global Health/ISIM, University of Copenhagen.

Link to PhD thesis as pdf

2015

Kristine Crondahl
Towards Roma Empowerment and Social Inclusion Trough Work-Integrated Learning

Supervisors: Main supervisor: Leena Eklund Karlsson, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisor: Karin C. Ringsberg, Professor, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

2013

Mohammed Suleiman
Evaluation of tuberculosis (TB) control programme, prevalence, risk factors, knowledge, attitudes, and practice towards tuberculosis in Khartoum state.

Supervisor: Main supervisor: Arja R Aro, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Mohammed Suleiman. PhD thesis download as pdf file without articles

Maja Bertram (former Larsen)
Use of evidence in local public health work in Denmark.

Supervisor: Main supervisor: Gabriel Gulis, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Maja Larsen. PhD thesis download as pdf file without articles.

Ahmed Ibrahim
Cervical Cancer, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection, and Feasibility of Screening among Women in Khartoum State Sudan 

Supervisor: Main Supervisor: Arja R Aro, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Ahmed Ibrahim. PhD thesis download as pdf file without articles

2012

Anu Kasmel
Evaluation of community empowerment

Main supervisor: Pernille Tanggaard Andersen, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Anu Kasmel. PhD thesis download as pdf file without articles

Mathias Meijer
Do neighborhoods have an effect on mortality and cancer incidence in Denmark?

Main supervisor Christiane Stock, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisor: Kim Bloomfield, University of Aarhus.

Mathias Meijer. PhD thesis download as pdf file without articles

2011

Nagla Sahal
Assessment of integrated communicable diseases surveillance in Khartoum State, Sudan

Main supervisor: Arja R Aro, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Nagla Sahal. PhD thesis download as pdf file without articles

Peter I. K. Mochungong
Integrated HIA / EIA of the Clinical Waste Management Policy and Management Technique in Cameroon.

Main supervisor: Gabriel Gulis, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.

Peter I. K. Mochungong. PhD thesis download as pdf file without articles

2010

Eva L. Larsen
Community participation in health promotion: Perspectives of participation and everyday life in a ‘discredited’ neighbourhood

Main supervisor: Christiane Stock, Unit for Health Promotion Research, University of Southern Denmark.
Co-supervisor: Helle Ploug Hansen, Research Unit of General Practise, University of Southern Denmark.

Eva L. Larsen. PhD thesis download as pdf file without articles

2007

Kirsten Thecla Verkooijen

Identity and Health-Risk Behaviour in Adolescence - PhD thesis download as pdf file without articles

Main supervisor: Evelyne de Leeuw, Deakin University, Australia.

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