Merete Hadersdal

Bispebjerg University Hospital, Denmark

Merete Hadersdal serves as a Dermatologist and Associate Clinical Professor of dermatology at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She directs the Laser Dermatology Clinic at Bispebjerg University Hospital in Copenhagen. Dr. Haedersdal serves as a Visiting Associate Professor at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School focusing on laser-assisted photodynamic therapy together with Dr. R. Rox Anderson’s team. She received her M.D. degree from the Medical School program of the university of Copenhagen, Denmark and she was authorized as a Specialist in dermatovenereology in 2004. Dr. Haedersdal received her Ph.D. degree in 1997 and became Doctor of Medical Science in 1999 from University of Copenhagen. Her theses cover different aspects of side effects from dermatological laser procedures in murine and human experiments. Dr. Haedersdal serves as a Consultant for the National Board of Health in Denmark and she has actively been involved in the Danish legislation about aesthetic procedures with lasers, IPL systems, and related technologies. Her research interests include laser therapy in dermatology, photodynamic therapy, skin cancer, and evidence-based treatments with light-emitting devices. Dr. Haedersdal has published and lectured nationally and internationally in the fields of laser dermatology and photodynamic therapy.

Biography Updated on 24 January 2011

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