Rasmus Køster-Rasmussen – University of Copenhagen

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Rasmus Køster-Rasmussen



The Research Unit for General Practice 
Department of Public Health
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Copenhagen 
Øster Farimagsgade 5
P.O. Box 2099
DK-1014 Copenhagen

Telephone: +45 353-27161
E-mail: rakra@sund.ku.dk

Research areas

Obesity, weight changes and diet

Defended his PhD-treatise in January 2015: ”Weight changes in general practice. An epidemiological study of weight changes in the adult general population, bias in processing of dietary data, and therapeutic weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes”. Link http://almenpraksis.ku.dk/nyheder/rasmuskoester/


Employed at the Research Unit since February 2015 to help develop the DanChild project. The aim is to create a national birth cohort based on data from the pregnancy- and child examinations in general practice. Link www.danchild.dk


Supervisor for Tora Grauers Willadsen on her PhD treatise concerning multimorbidity.

Mercury poisoning

Project manager in the medical NGO’en Diálogos. The research acticities concern the implementation of mercury free methods in goldmining in the Philippines. Link http://dialogos.dk/projekter/kviksoelvifilippinerne/

Acute visitation

Between 2009 and 2012, he was the editor of DSAM’s guides for acute visitation for doctors: http://vejledninger.dsam.dk/akut/ and practice personnel: www.telefonvisitation.dk