Dorte Bratbo Sørensen

Dorte Bratbo Sørensen

Associate Professor

Member of:


    • Cand. med. vet. (equivalent to DVM),  Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, now University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Health and Medicine (KU-HEALTH)  1993
    • Dyreadfærdsterapeut; Etologisk Institut (Roger Abrantes) 1993
    • Ph.D. in Ethology and Animal Welfare, (KU-HEALTH)  2001
    • Higher Education Teaching and Teaching Practice Programme for assistant professors 2002-2003 
    • Project management Education (Three modules hosted by Implement A/S), Copenhagen 2007
    • Klikkerinstruktør Hund & Træning (Christina Ingerslev og Karen Frost) 2007
    • Bob Bailey Chicken Camps 1-3 (Introduction, Discrimination, Cuing and Criteria) 2008
    • DAZA dyretræningskursus (Annette Pedersen og Kirstin Anderson Hansen) 2017
    • Various seminars and congresses including among others ISAE, FELASA, ScandLAS, ClickerExpo and Crane seminars.



    • Veterinarian; Steff-Houlberg slaughter house; DK-Ringsted. May-Sept. 1993
    • Small animal veterinarian; ADAs small animal hospital; DK-Hedehusene. Oct.1993-April1994
    • Manager/Veterinarian at Værn for Værgeløse Dyrs shelter DK-Rødovre. May 1994-May 1995.
    • Assistant teacher at Division for Special Pathology, autumn semesters 1993, 1994                       
    • Ph.D student and amanuensis at Division for Ethology and Health, KVL, June 1996- Jan. 2001
    • Assistant professor at Dept. of Veterinary disease biology IVS; Lab Anim Sci Welf, KU-HEALTH, 2001- 2004
    • Associate professor at Department of Veterinary and Animal Science (IVH); Sect. of Experimental Animal Models, KU-HEALTH, Marts 2004-onwards


    Other activities

    Administrative activities

    • Centre for Laboratory Animal Training (CeLAT): Founder and chairman of the steering group, 2018 – to date.
    • Member of the Animal Experimentation Board (Rådet for Dyreforsøg), Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, 2009 – to date
    • Coordinator for the Veterinary Biomedicine differentiation at Faculty of LIFE Sciences, 2008 – to date
    • Project leader, Centre for Applied Laboratory Animal Research (, 2010 – to date
    • Board- member (substitute), Scandinavian Society for Laboratory Animal Science ScandLAS 2012-2013
    • Member of EU Expert Working Group on Education and Training in LAS 2012-2014; and member of The EU platform for Education and Training in LAS
    • Danish National/deputive Editor, Acta Veterinaria Scandinavia, 2013-2017


    Associate professor, DVM, PhD

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