Lotte Stig Nørgaard

Lotte Stig Nørgaard


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    Pharmacy is and always was my interst area: it´s technology, it´s staff, what staff says and does in relation to customers, customers' experience of the drug information, their drug-related problems and solutions, the pharmacy and the pharmacist of the future, cognitive services in pharmacy, pharmacy and pharmacist´s cooperation with the surrounding community. So social and clinical pharmaceutical issues. In recent years, I have also been qualified in the field of journalistic research dissemination, just as I have also in recent years done quite a lot of research in the hospital area.


    Primary fields of research

    Pharmacy practice, communication,  user perspectives on medicine use, pharmacist profession, role of the clinical pharmacist, drug shortage in hospital, sustainable drugs, medicine use among adolescents etc

    Current research


    • Interdisciplinary cooperation between pharmacies and GPs
    • Communication in the pharmacy counter
    • Sustainable drugs
    • Community pharmacist teaching in primary schools 
    • Pharmacy role towards cancer survivors experiencing late effects
    • Study drug use among young people
    • Patient involvement in drug development, research and teaching
    • Patient safety and medicine use


    More than 30 years of research and teaching experience in the Department of Social Pharmacy (undergraduate, masters and post-graduate level (typically more than  840 hours a year).

    Focus points: pharmacy practice, communication and dissimination, counselling, drug related problems, drug shortage, the role of the pharmacist, patient perspectives on medicine use, theory use in pharmacy practice research and qualitative methods

    Opponent on 8 Ph.d. dissertations. Associate editor for the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. Has been supervising more than 60 master students and 9 Ph.D. students. The latest phd.-student (Laura Jedig Lech) defended her PhD-thesis in September 2023 on cross-sectorial collaboration between hospital and community pharmacists for hospital dischages patients.

    I leading the largest study unit at Copenhagen University entitled “Pharmacy internship” (the latest 15 years), just as I have developed and led the innovation course in social pharmacy and rhetorics entitled "Contemporary Social Pharmacy".

    Since 2022 I have been member of the steering commitee for the elective 18 months long patient-centerede clinical pharmacy (PCKF), just as I am representing the faculty in the KU-based steering commitee for "Praksisintegrerende Undervisningsaktiviteter" (practiceintegrated teaching activities).

    Have contributed to the creation of "The Danish Network for the Development of Pharmacy Practice" - part of steering group


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