Dr. Signe Smith Jervelund has extensive experience in leading research projects as former director of the Danish Research Centre on Migration, Ethnicity and Health (MESU) (2016-2018). Currently, Jervelund is deputy director of a large Nordic multidisciplinary collaborative research project (CAGE), which investigates and compares the life trajectories of young refugees in the four Nordic countries. Jervelund has also participated in several EU collaborative projects, such as MEHO, EUGATE and RefugeeWellSchool. Jervelund is an expert in health services research, with a focus on equity in access, use and effects of healthcare for diverse patient populations in terms of age, socio-economic background, ethnicity and disease status, in national and international comparative perspectives. Jervelund has experience in conducting complex intervention studies; he is currently involved in three complex intervention studies: two in healthcare settings and one in school settings in six European countries, from needs assessment, planning, implementation, and process and outcome evaluation. The methods applied in her research have been mainly quantitative methods: epidemiological studies with surveys, registers and medical record data and systematic reviews. However, she also has experience in qualitative methods.
Allan Krasnik, PhD, has extensive experience in leading research groups, for example as former director of the Centre for Healthy Ageing's programme on health and health care policy (2009-2013) and as former director of the Danish Research Centre on Migration, Ethnicity and Health (MESU) (2010-2016). He is an expert in health services research, with a focus on health care organisation, health innovations and reforms and their effect on social and ethnic equity in access to health care and health outcomes. He has participated in the large cross-country comparative study "Measuring Integrated Care - An International Comparative Study", which compared integrated care measures in Kaiser Permanente, USA, and the Danish health system (2005-2008). He has also played a key role in the project "Towards Coordinated Care - Governance in a Fragmented Health System" (2010-2014), which studied a major national reform of Danish health services that brought about major changes in the organisation of Danish health provision. In addition to the above experience, Krasnik has relevant professional experience, for example as deputy director of the Danish National Board of Health (1979-1981), with a focus on the development of primary care.
Janne Sorensen, has extensive experience in managing and coordinating large research projects, with a focus on results and dissemination of research results and knowledge to researchers, practitioners and policy makers. Sorensen also has experience in developing communication tools, such as websites and newsletters targeted at relevant audiences, to ensure the promotion of research activities and results, with high accessibility and rapid distribution. Her own research focuses mainly on cultural competence training in medical education and continuing education of health professionals. She has experience in survey and qualitative research and is currently working on an intervention project in a university setting.