Health Promotion and Disease PreventionSummer Course

DIS Summer, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Major Discipline(s)
Pre-Medicine / Health Science, Public Health
Location: Copenhagen
Session 1

This course addresses some of the very core questions of public health science such as how to prevent people from becoming ill and how to promote good health. Over the course of three weeks, you will examine several case studies of major public health challenges in Denmark and familiarize yourself with a number of theories and methods for health promotion and prevention targeting some of the main determinants of health such as socioeconomic, structural, and individual factors.

Related Discipline(s)

This summer course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):


Augusta Mariia Søndergaard

DIS Summer Faculty

M.Sc. (Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, 2016). B.A. (Nursing, University College Absalon, 2013). Research Assistant, Odense University Hospital, 2017. Nurse, Neonatal ward, Rigshospitalet, 2016-2017. Research and project manager, WoMena, 2016-present. With DIS since 2018.

Tine Poulsen

DIS Summer Faculty

Ph.D. Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (University of Copenhagen, 2013); M.Sc. and B.Sc Public Health (University of Copenhagen 2004/2002). Project manager (Roskilde Hospital, Region Sjælland 2013-15), Consultant (Municipality of Gladsaxe, 2002-2007). With DIS since 2016.