Niels Qvist, MD, DMSc Odense University Hospital, Denmark Niels Qvist graduated from the Medical School at the University of Aarhus in 1977. Achieved authorisation as general surgeon in 1988, surgical gastroenterology in 1993 and UEMS-certification as paediatric surgeon in 1997. Defended the medical doctorial thesis at Odense University in 1995 entitled: ”Motor activity of the gallbladder and gastrointestinal tract as determinants of enterohepatic circulation”. Chief surgeon at the Department of Surgical Gastroenterology at Odense University Hospital since 1995. Special responsibilities are pelvic surgery colorectal surgery, acute surgery and paediatric surgery. Professor in surgery at the University of Southern Denmark since 2004. Organizational: Danish Society of Gastroenterology: Member of the board from 1992-96 and secretary from 1993-96. Scandinavian Association on Gastrointestinal Motility: Member of the board from 1995-2003 and president from 1999 to 2003. Danish Surgical Society: Member of the board from 1999-2007 and chairman from 2004-2006. Danish Medical Society: Member of the board from 2006 and co-chairman 2008. Member of the International Surgical Club from 2009.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2011