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Erling Bjerregaard Pedersen

Erling Bjerregaard Pedersen
Department of Medicine and Medical Research
University of Aarhus, Denmark


Erling Bjerregaard Pedersen Affiliation to University Clinic in Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine and Medical Research, Holstebro Hospital, Hospital Jutland West, Holstebro, Denmark, as Chief Physician, and to University of Aarhus, Health, Clinical Institute, as Clinical Professor in Nephrology and Hypertension. MD, University of Aarhus, 1973. Specialist of Internal Medicine and Renal Diseases. Doctoral Thesis, University of Aarhus, Denmark 1979. Chief Physician since 1987. Professor in Nephrology, University of Aarhus, Denmark since January 1990. More than 330 original peer reviewed scientific papers in the field of renal disease, arterial hypertension and sodium-, potassium and water balance. In addition: Reviews, proceedings, letters and comment. Guest lecturer, presenter of scientific communications, and chairman at many international congresses. Main supervisor for more than 30 finished doctoral thesis / PhD programs. In the editorial board of scientific journals. Experience as a teacher of medical students, physicians, specialists in internal medicine, and specialists in nephrology. Experience in international teaching and arrangement of international courses. Author of sections in medical textbooks. Experience as research director and head of research laboratories, as clinical director and head of clinical departments, and as director of teaching. Has received following awards: August Fogh Jensen og Hustru?s Award 1976, Cai Holten?s Award 1982, Dansk Society of Hypertension, Glaxo-award 1985, August Fogh Jensen og Hustru?s Award 1986, Danish Society of nephrology, Momsen?s Award 1994, Jyllandsposten?s Foundation, Award 1997, Ringkjoebing County, Award for Initiative 2003, Holstebro Freemason?s 125 years, Award 2005, Dansk Society of Hypertension, Award 2008, and H. Ibsen?s Hypertension Award 2013

Research Interest

Hypertension and disturbances in fluid and electrolyte balance, and, of course, nephrology.