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Curriculum Vitae

Isik Somuncu Johansen, MD, DMSc, Professor

E-mail: isik.somuncu.johansen@rsyd.dk


1992Med.Dr. Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey

1997Danishauthorization as a doctor

2006DMSc Thesis: “Rapid diagnoses of mycobacterialdiseases, and their implication on clinical management”, University ofCopenhagen, Denmark

2009Diplomain Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, London School of Tropical Medicine &Hygiene

2009Specialistin internal medicine: infectious diseases


Oct2015Professor,head of research, Department of Infectious Diseases, Odense University Hospital,SDU

Supervisor experience

Ph.D supervisor for:

Have been main supervisor for 1 completed and 5ongoing studies.

1.Stephanie Bjerrum, MD., MPH. Project title “The HIV-associatedtuberculosis epidemic in Ghana: potential for improved tuberculosis casedetection”.Completed December 2015.

2. Inge Kristine Holden, MD, MPH. Project title”Tuberculosis Treatment Outcome and Potential to Improve Treatment Success Ratesin Denmark”. The project is ongoing, startedDecember 2015.

3. Mette Marie Relster,Cand. Scient. in Biomedicine. Project title“Diagnosis and Prognosis in Sepsis: Profiling of inflammatory mediatorsin sepsis with or without bacteremia in order to improve the diagnosticapproach and clinical management”. Ongoing sinceJanuary 2016.

4.Sussi Bagge Mortensen, Cand. Scient. Project title“Familial Mediterranean Fever in Denmark: new insights into epidemiologyand molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis”. Ongoing since May 2017

5.Lykke Larsen, MD. Project title “Immunization of immunosuppressedpatients – Knowledge, practices and serological response. The projectstarted 1st October 2016.

6.Raquel Raquel Martín Iguacel, Ass. prof, senior consultant. Project title“Diagnostic delay and Opportunities for Earlier HIV Testing with a focuson primary care. Prevalence, Associated Factors andPrognostic Determinants of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome-Associated OpportunisticDiseases in the advanced cART Era”.

Pregraduate research:

Supervised several bachelor and candidate theses atCopenhagen University and 1 completed and 3 ongoing at SDU. 2of these are research year projects.

Other Experiences and ProfessionalMemberships

2015-Secretary/boardmember of Danish Society of Infectious Diseases

2015- Memberof Medicinråd FU antibiotics

2015-Co-presidentfor NSCMID congress in 2017

2015-Memberof the Strategic Research Council, Region of Southern Denmark

2016-Memberof the OUH’s Research Council

2016- Memberof the National Antibiotic Council

2016-Boardmember of NSCMID

2017- Authorand referee Pro.medicin for antibiotics

2017- PhD assessor for Dr Anne Marie W Efsenat KU

2017-Chair,assessment committee for professor appointment for Jane Clemensens,SDU

2017-Chair,assessment committee for Phd thesis by Dr NikolasChristensen

Research management

2014CompletedProject Management Course at the University of Southern Denmark

2015CompletedManagement of Complex Projects Course at the University of Southern Denmark

2015-Headof research, Dep. of Infectious Diseases, OUH

2017- Completedcourse for head of research at OUH

Completed E-learning GCPcourse and participated in GCP-related clinical studies


57 publications ininternational and national, peer reviewed, scientific journals, 3 publications in peer reviewed but not PubMed indexed. H index 16 (Google Scholar).


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