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Employees in Center for Healthy Aging

Center for Healthy Aging has three research themes:

The research is carried out by 25 full-affiliated senior researchers and about 27 postdocs and 43 PhD students. In addition, a number of temporary staff technicians, research assistants and more loosely attached to part-time employees. In total, CEHA has approx 215 staff members. Professor Lene Juel Rasmussen's center director.

Managing Director

Professor Lene Juel Rasmussen
Mail: lenera@sund.ku.dk
Phone: +45 35 67 17 46
Mobile: +45 29 17 65 32

Co-Director

Professor Rudi Westendorp
Mail: westendorp@sund.ku.dk
Phone: + 45 35 33 13 70

Team leaders

Theme 1: Health-promotion innovations in local communities

Associate Professor Astrid Pernille Jespersen 
Mail: apj@hum.ku.dk    
Mobile: +45 51 29 90 84 
 

Theme 1: Health-promotion innovations in local communities

Professor Karsten Vrangbæk
Mail: kv@ifs.ku.dk
Mobile: +45 29 41 00 69

Theme 2: Life course aging processes

Professor Martin Lauritzen
Mail: mlaurtiz@sund.ku.dk  
Mobile: +45 24 84 18 40

Tema 2: Life course aging processes

Professor Erik Lykke Mortensen 
Mail: elme@sund.ku.dk
Phone: +45 35 32 78 39 
 

Theme 3: Energy levels in humans

Professor Ian D. Hickson
Mail: iandh@sund.ku.dk 
Phone: +45 35 32 67 38

Theme 3: Energy levels in humans

Associate Professor Hocine Mankouri
Mail: hocine@sund.ku.dk
Phone: +45 35 33 55 22

Theme 3: Energy levels in humans

Professor Michael Kjær
Mail: michaelkjaer@sund.ku.dk
Phone: +45 35 31 60 89

Head of Communication Platform

Professor Ken Arnold
Mail: kra@sund.ku.dk
Phone: +45 35 33 06 92
Mobile +93 56 55 32

Associated international researcher to Center for Healthy Aging

Professor Vilhelm Bohr
Mail: BohrV@grc.nia.nih.gov

Apart from being associated the specific research theme Energy levels in humans Professor Vilhelm Bohr from the National Institutes of Health, USA, is closely related to the research and the management of the Center.

Associated international researcher to Center for Healthy Aging

Doktor Tiago Moreira
Mail: tiago.moreira@durham.ac.uk

Apart from being associated the specific research theme Health-promotion innovations in local communities Doctor Tiago Moreira comes from School of Applied Social Sciences, Dunham University and is Fellow of Wolfson Research Institute.

Associated international researcher to Center for Healthy Aging

Professor Tom Kirkwood
Mail: kirkwood@sund.ku.dk

Tom Kirkwood (Theme III) started as Professor of Biogerontology in 2016. His primary field of research expertise is evolution and biology of aging.