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Press contact 

Head of Communication, Birgitte Hornhaver,

Phone direct: +45 6550 7777, e-mail:


Management contacts

(click on the name)


Director - Morten Grønbæk


Administration Officer - Bente Abildstrøm


Research Programme Director, - Janne S. Tolstrup,

Research Programme on Adult Health and Health-related Behaviour


Research Programme Director - Pernille Due
Research Programme on Child and Adolescent Health


Research Programme Director - Morten Hulvej Rod

Research Programme on Health Promotion and Prevention 


NIPH in brief

The National Institute of Public Health (NIPH) is a research institute located in Copenhagen, and the department is part of the Faculty of Health at the University of Southern Denmark.

The primary purpose of NIPH is research in the health and morbidity of the Danish population and the functioning of the health care system. The institute carries out reviews and consultancy for public authorities and participates in the education of researchers. The institute also teaches public health science and social medicine.

Updated: 16.09.15