Rigmor Jensen – MD, DrMedSciThe center’s director Dr. Rigmor Jensen is professor of Headache and Neurological Pain at the University of Copenhagen. Dr. Jensen has published more than 170 scientific papers and book chapters. Her main research interests include headache epidemiology and the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying tension-type headache and medication-overuse headache. Dr. Jensen is the president of the Danish Headache Society, President of The Medical Society in Copenhagen, and member of the Executive Board (treasurer) of The European Headache Federation.
Jes Olesen – MD, DrMedSci, Dr hon C/Rome University, FRCPThe center’s founder and co-director Jes Olesen is Professor of Neurology at the University of Copenhagen. Professor Olesen has published over 500 scientific papers and more than 20 books on headache. His main research interests include pathophysiological mechanisms underlying migraine, headache epidemiology, classification and genetics. Professor Olesen has held a numerous honorary positions and is the former president of the International Headache Society (HIS) and the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) as well as current president of the European Brain Council (EBC). He has received numerous national and international prizes. He is an honorary member of the Austrian, British, and French neurological societies.
Lars Bendtsen - MD, Ph.D., DrMedSci The center’s co-director Lars Bendtsen has published more than 80 scientific papers and book chapters. His main research interests include the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying tension-type headache, in particular central sensitization, and the treatment of tension-type headache. Helle Jensby - BSc in Economics and Business Adm., Med. Sec.Helle Jensby is the team leader of the medical secretary team and the daily interdisciplinary co-ordinator. She is a Medical Secretary and has a BSc in Economics and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School. She has previously worked in an intensive care unit and with strategic media planning.
Peer Tfelt-Hansen - MD, DrMedSciDr. Tfelt-Hansen is a senior consultant at the Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital and University of Copenhagen. He has published more than 250 scientific papers and book chapters. His main research interest includes clinical pharmacology of anti-migraine drugs and the methodology of clinical trials. Dr. Tfelt-Hansen is the president of the International Headache Society.Messoud Ashina - MD, Ph.D., DrMedSciDr. Messoud Ashina is associate professor at the Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, and University of Copenhagen. Dr. Ashina has published more than 60 scientific papers and book chapters. His main research interest includes experimental headache models and functional neuroimaging. Dr. Ashina is director of Human Migraine Research Group.
Thue Hjortkær Nielsen - MD, senior consultant. Leader of the department of inpatient treatment of headache patients. Dr. Thue Hjortkær Nielsen is a staff neurologist at the Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, and University of Copenhagen. His clinical interests include diagnosis and management of primary headache disorders and cranial neuralgias.
Aydin Gozalov - MD, PhD, senior consultant. Co-leader of trigeminal neuralgia research.
Troels Wienecke - MD, PhD, senior consultant.
Karin AagaardKatrine KristensenTina Würgler KærgaardJane Sandby-MøllerDorte HelmundtLis JønssonDianna BartolinAne Lundgaard DahlGitte Ellesgaard Sørensen
Bjarne MadsenNina CaspersenJeanne HirsvangLotte Skytte Krøll Thomas René Friis Larsen
Dorthe Kjeldgaard NielsenBruno VinterTrine ZimmerCamilla Bjørbæk Møller
Annette Vangaa RasmussenAnnette JonassonHjørdis Rasmussen (assistent)Malene Kjærgaard Danø
Andreas Tang Varnild-JørgensenCenter of Psychiatry, Glostrup
Birgit HansenDepartment of Gynecology, Herlev Hospital
Professor, dr. odont Peter SvenssonDepartment of Oral Physiology, Institute of Odontology, University of Aarhus
Jonna Fomsgaard, Department of Anaesthesiology, Glostrup Hospital
Danish Headache Center DHC Glostrup Hospital NordBuilding 14Ndr. Ringvej 69 DK-2600 Glostrup Denmark Phone: +45 38 63 20 62 Fax: +45 38 63 38 39 Location of Danish Headache Center - MAP