Head of section
Lifecourse Nutrition & Health
1958 Frederiksberg C
Scopus Author ID: 7005027256
1997 PhD from Faculty of Health, University of Copenhagen (UC), Denmark.
1988 Permission for independent practice as a medical doctor
1981 MD, graduated January, University of Aarhus, Denmark
1992 - now: Scientific positions
Jul 2015 - now: Professor in pediatric nutrition, NEXS
Jul 2015 - now: Head of section, Pediatric and International Nutrition, NEXS
Mar 2018 - now: Adjunct professor, HCA Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark
Apr 2010 - Mar 2017: Part time professor mso in pediatrics at HCA Research, SDU
Sep 2012 - Dec 2016: Deputy Head of Research, NEXS.
Feb 1998 - Jun 2015: Associate professor, NEXS
Jan 1996 - Jan 1998: Assistant research professor, NEXS
Aug 1992 - Dec 1995: Research assistant, NEXS
1981 - 1992: Clinical positions
Different hospital departments including Pediatrics (47 months)
2002 - now: Medical consultant ,Paediatric Nutrition Unit, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen.
- Nutrition in infancy, childhood and adolescence.
- Bone mineralization and body composition in children and adolescents.
- Glucose and insulin metabolism in infancy, childhood and adolescence.
- Obesity in infancy, childhood and adolescence.
- Malnutrition in low income countries
Research management and collaboration
During the past 15-20 years involved in numerous observation- and intervention studies involving children and teenagers.
CM as grant holder
OPTIFORD (EU project 2000 – 2010) Partner 3; WP1: ~2.2 mill DKK
MOMS (Part of Tailored Milk 2008-2012, DSF + MFF); WP4 I: ~7.5 mill DKK
ODIN (EU project 2013 - 2017) WP4: ~3 mill DKK
HAPFAM (DSF 2014 – 2018) WP5: ~4.8 mill DKK
CM as shared grant holder
FiSK (Nordea Fonden 2016 - 2018): ~18 mill DKK
Christian Mølgaard. Bone mineralisation during growth. The influence of growth, puberty and calcium intake (in Danish). January 1997. ISBN 87-90505-01-8
Total number of publication 1996- Sep 2018: 350+
Number of publications in peer reviewed journals 1997-Sep 2018: 190+
Web of Science: H-index: 41 (Sep 2018); Google Scholar: h-index 51 (Sep 2018)