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Peter Vedsted


Professor, PhD

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Peter Vedsted

Areas of expertise

  • General medicine
  • Clinical Research
  • Health Services Research
  • Epidemiology
  • Integrated medicine

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Peter Vedsted is medical doctor and professor at the University Research Clinic of Innovative Patient Pathways, Dept of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, at Medical Diagnostic Centre, Viborg, Silkeborg & Skive Regional Hospital. 
As a professor in primary care, he founded the Novo Nordic and Danish Cancer Charity Research Centre on primary cancer diagnosis. Globally, this centre had high impact and led to important changes in the health care planning. 
Peter Vedsted’s main competences are within clinical research, epidemiology, public health, social sciences and building and supporting research teams. As a health services researcher, he has a specific focus on the link between research and healthcare planning. And the integration between primary care and hospitals.
Peter Vedsted was the leading consultant of healthcare in Northern Greenland in nearly 5 years from 2018 to 2022.
Peter Vedsted has made numerous scientific presentations at international conferences and as invited speaker. He is a teacher and organiser of postgraduate university courses. He has supervised more than 35 PhD students and postdocs.

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