CV Søren Overgaard

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Søren Overgaard

Professor, Head of Research, MD, DmSc,

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology
Odense University Hospital, Sdr. Boulevard 29, DK-5000 Odense C, Denmark
Phone +45 6541 2286, secretary +45 6541 3889, fax +45 6614 2145
E-mail: soeren.overgaard@rsyd.dk  Web: www.sdu.dk/ki/orto 

Education, academic degrees and latest employments

  • Candidate of Medicine (cand.med.) University of Copenhagen 1986
  • Animal experimental permission 1995
  • Specialized as orthopaedic surgeon 1998
  • DmSc (PH.D) Thesis, Aarhus University 2000
  • Associate professor; Aarhus University 2002
  • Senior hospital consultant, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital 2002
  • Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Southern Denmark 2003
  • Chairman of the Hip and Knee section of The Dept. of Orthopaedics and Traumatology,

The Odense University Hospital 2003

  • Director of The Orthopaedic Research Laboratory & The Roentgen Stereo Laboratory 2005
  • Steering group, gait analysis laboratory 2007

 

Published articles: From 1986 till present in medical journals 176 peer-reviewed papers.

Scientific assignments:

  1. Member of board for reference programme regarding primary total hip arthroplasty 1998-99 & 2006-2007
  2. Danish Orthopaedic Society, The committee of Education (1999 – 2006). Chairman 2002 – 2006
  3. Appointed to Valuer by the Danish Orthopaedic Society: 2001 –
  4. Member of the Steering Committee of The Danish Hip Artroplasty Register: 2002 – 2006.
  5. Director of the Steering Committee of The Danish Hip Arthroplasty Register: 2007 –
  6. Member of The foundation of the Danish Orthopaedic Society: 2002 – 2006
  7. Danish Society of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Surgery, member of board 2007, 2008-2010 Chairman
  8. Member of the Group for planning of the Orthopaedic Speciality, Danish National Board of Health, 2008 –
  9. Member of the Research Council of the Region of Southern Denmark, 2007 –
  10. Member of the Research Board at the Odense University Hospital, 2008 –
  11. Member of the Research Board The Danish Rheumatism Association, Denmark, 2008 –
  12. Member of ISAR (International Society for Arthroplasty Registries), president elect 2009 – 2011
  13. Reviewer for the Finnish Research Council, 2009
  14. Danish Orthopaedic Society, vice-president 2010 – 2012. President 2012 – 2014
  15. European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedic and Traumatology (EFORT) Scientific Group Coordinator, Congress Scientific Board: 2010 –
  16. Member of the organizing committee regarding NOF congress, Aarhus 2010,Tallinn 2012–
  17. Member of the Congress Scientific Board, EFORT, 2013 – 2016.
  18. Member of the Medical Legal Council, 2013 –
  19. Member of the National Council for the use of expensive hospital medication: chairman for the division regarding thrombotic prophylaxis within the orthopaedic field, 2013 –

 

University assignments:

  • Member of the Academic Council, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark. 2004 –
  • Member of the Staff-student Committee, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark. 2004-2010.
  • Member of the advisory board, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, 2007-2009
  • Member of the Scientific Committee, Odense University Hospital, 2008 –
  • Member of the Quality development programme at the Region of Southern Denmark
  • Member of the advisory committee, The orthopaedic Joint Database, 2011 –
  • Director of the scientist educational programme “Physical activity and locomotive apparatus, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, 2011 –
  • Member of the committee for development of research strategies for Odense University Hospital, 2011 – 2013

 

University – supervisor:

DmSci Thesis 3

Ph.D.: Completed:  16         Students: 18

Undergraduate research students:

Completed: 38

 

University assignments – official opponent

DmSci Thesis: 2                   Ph.D.-thesis: 12

 

Membership of associations

  • The Danish Orthopaedic Society 1988 –
  • The Nordic Orthopaedic Society 1988 –
  • SICOT 1995 –
  • European Orthopaedic Research Society 1996 –
  • European Hip Society 2000 –
  • The American Orthopaedic Research Society 2001 –
  • The Danish Rheumatism Association 2008 –