Professor Dr Erika Frischknecht Christensen
CPER – Centre for Prehospital and Emergency Research, Aalborg University and Aalborg University Hospital, Denmark.
Department for Clinical Medicine, Aalborg University, Denmark.
Clinic of Internal and Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency and Trauma Care, Aalborg University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark.
Prehospital Emergency Services, North Denmark Region, Aalborg, Denmark.
Stavanger University, Stavanger, Norway.
Erika is professor and Head of CPER – Centre for Prehospital and Emergency Research, Aalborg University and Aalborg University Hospital. Honorary Visiting Professor, Stavanger University. Chairman for the Danish Prehospital Quality Database. Specialist in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, with many years as clinical prehospital doctor. Previously Medical Director of Prehospital EMS in Central Denmark Region.
Fields of research: Prehospital and emergency medicine with special interest in the frequent and overlooked emergency patients: Dyspnoea/respiratory diseases; unclear symptoms/nonspecific diagnoses; patients with co-and multimorbidity including psychiatric and mental problems, and our youngest, the children needing prehospital care. We also focus on socio-economic inequality in emergency care. Our research methods include clinical epidemiological studies together with clinical and qualitative studies.