Hans Petter Hougen

Hans Petter Hougen

Guest researcher

Graduated from medical school, University of Copenhagen. American entrance exam (ECFMG). Ph.D., University of Copenhagen. Doctor of medical science (DMSc), University of Copenhagen. Specialist training in forensic pathology, Miami, Florida, USA and Copenhagen, Denmark. Specialist in anatomic pathology. Specialist in Forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine. Master of Public Administration, Copenhagen Business School.                                        

Position: Professor of forensic medicine, University of Copenhagen, Chief forensic pathologist of East Denmark.

AREAS OF INVESTIGATION

  • Sudden cardiac death
  • Epidemiology of suicides and homicides
  • Forensic aspects of human rights´ violations
  • Pathology of gunshot and explosion injuries

PUBLICACIONS

Numerous publications in international journals regarding sudden cardiac death, epidemiology of suicides and homicides, forensic aspects of torture and pathology of gun shot and explosion injuries.

MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC ORGANISATIONS

  • American Association of Forensic Sciences
  • International Academy of Legal Medicine
  • Danish Society of Forensic Sciences (Past president)
  • Norwegian Society of Forensic Sciences

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Forensic expert assignments for UN, OAS, ICRC and various national authorities as well as several NGOs.

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