Inge Tetens

Inge Tetens


  • Preventive and Clinical Nutrition

    Rolighedsvej 30, 1958 Frederiksberg C, R30, Building: 782-074-1-R174

    Phone: +45 35 33 21 27Mobile: +45 51 15 74 80


  • 1990 PhD Food Science and Nutrition, Royal Veterinary & Agricultural University (RVAU), DK
  • 1987 MSc Human Nutrition, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicin, Uni of London, UK
  • 1984 MSc Food Science and Technology, RVAU

Employment History

  • 2017 Professor in Nutrition and Ageing, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen
  • 2010-2016 Professor in Nutrition, DTU National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
  • 2007-2010 Head of Nutrition Division, DTU National Food Institute
  • 2005-2010 Head of Nutrition Department, Danish Institute Vet and Food Research
  • 1996-2005 Associate Professor, Department of Human Nutrition, Royal Vet & Agr Uni (RVAU)
  • 1994-1996 Research Associate, Research Department of Human Nutrition, KVL
  • 1992-1994 Research Assistant, Danish Centre f. Tropical Agriculture and Environment, RVAU
  • 1991-1992 Research Assistant, Graduate School of Nutrition and Home Economics, Uni Aarhus
  • 1990 Nutrition specialist, R&D, Danisco, Aarhus, Denmark
  • 1987-1989 Ph.D.-scholar, Dept. Animal Physiology, RVAU, Copenhagen, DK
  • 1985-1986 Research Assistant, Dept. of Animal Physiology and Biochemistry, Danish Institute of Animal Science, (DIAS), Research Centre, Foulum, DK.

Additional courses and training

  • 2013-2014 Biostatistics training, The European Food Authority
  • 2010 Project management programme for managers of research projects
  • 2006-2007 Research Management Course, Copenhagen Business School
  • 1992 ’Public health implications of Ageing’ post-graduate course, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

Professional experience (selected)

  • 2013 - Member of the Danish Council on Health and Disease Prevention
  • 2011-13 Chair of expert group updating the scientific evidence for the Danish Food Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDG)
  • 2009-2013 Member of the Nordic Council of Ministers working group updating the Nordic Nutrition Recommendations
  • 2006-2008 Member of the Danish Fitness and Nutrition Council
  • 2004-2005 Member of the Danish Nutrition Council
  • 2001-2008 President of the Danish Nutrition Society

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