Britt Pinkowski Tersbøl

Britt Pinkowski Tersbøl

Associate Professor / Head of Studies, Associate Professor

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    Britt Pinkowski Tersbøl has a master’s degree in anthropology and a PhD in Public Health. BPT conducts research with a focus on the interactions between health/illness, treatment and socio-cultural aspects. For example, BPT works with exploring how health interventions and the context in which these are implemented mutually constitute each other. BPT is involved in research projects in Tanzania, Ghana and Denmark in the fields of reproductive health, chronic illness, health systems research and access to / use of medicines, inkluding antibiotics.


    Course leadership:

    • Global partners, policies and health care systems (MSc Global Health)
    • Empirical data thesis seminars (MSc Global Health)
    • Advanced qualitative research in public and global Health (PhD course)

    Teaching and supervising in the following topics

    Medical anthropology and global health
    Health systems research

    Reproductive health
    Child health in health systems in low-and middle income countries
    Qualitative research methodology
    Ethics in qualitative research
    Research communication and utilization
    Gender and global health
    Gender and reproductive health

    Supervision of Global- Medical- and Public Health students

    Primary fields of research

    Gender, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS, Child Health & Health Systems

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