Senior researcher Dorthe Boe Danbjørg


PhD in health sciences, MScN, nurse, research nurse at the Department of Haematology at OUH.

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With her background as a nurse, Dorthe has strong roots in the clinical environment, and trough her research she has a solid teoretical base for working with innovation and technology

As a senior researcher in CIMT, Dorthe contributes practical experience with innovation projects and her close connection to the clinic. Dorthe works closely with the other researchers in CIMT  – especially within participatory design.

Since May 2016, Dorthe has been the head of education and training of the Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU). She has also helped develop a special course on user driven innovation.

Dorthe is one of the driving forces of HTI – Health Tech Innovator, which is an interdisciplinary innovation programme for the students at the Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology at SDU.

In the spring of 2017, Dorthe was selected to be on the research council of DASYS. DASYS is an umbrella organisation for the professional companies within the Danish Nurses’ Organization and other professional and interdisciplinary unions of relevance to nursing. In addition, Dorthe is in the election committee within the Danish Nurses’ Organization.

Dorthe’s PhD project was about communication with new parents, and it accelerated the penetration of the successful app My Hospital.


  • Use of video consultations for patients with hematological diseases from the perspective of patients and healthcare professionals – A Danish qualitative study.
    Research group: MSc Nina Primholdt, Assistant Professor Dorthe Boe Danbjørg, Professor Anthony Smith.
    Steering group: Professor Niels Abildgaard, Head of Department Hanne Vestergaard, Head nurse Vibeke Fjordskov, Daily manager Sally Grant
  • Caregivers and cancer
    Research group:  Associate Professor Karin B. Dieperink, Assistant Professor Dorthe Boe Danbjørg, MScN Rasmus Skøtt, RN, MPH Pia Krause Møller, graduate nursing student Nina Ingerslev Andersen, graduate nursing student Carina Ingemann.
    Steering Group: MD, Head of department of Oncology Peter Sørensen, RN, Head of department of Oncology Merete Poulsen, MD, Head of department of Hematology Hanne Vestergaard, RN, Head of department of Hematology Vibeke FJordskov, Professor Niels Abildgaard, Professor Marianne Ewertz
  • Video-consulted ward rounds with relatives
    Research group: Associate Professor Karin B. Dieperink, Assistant Professor Dorthe Boe Danbjørg, MScN student Lene Vedel, MScN student Christina Østervang Svendsen.
  • Solo mothers – How to support them during pregnancy and prepare them for childbirth and parenthood.
    Research group: Associate Professor Anette Werner, Assistant Professor Dorthe Boe Danbjørg, Associate Professor Mette Juel Rothmann, MA Henriette Svendstrup Jensen, Henriette Mørkholm.
  • Video consultations in home-based specialized palliative care from the perspective of patients, relatives and healthcare professionals – improving quality, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of palliative, end-of-life care services as well as access to care.
    Research group: MScN Karen Frydenrejn Funderskov,  PhD  Mette Raunkiær, Professor Ann-Dorthe Olsen Zwisler.  RN Lene Munk, MA Mia Jess,  Associate Professor Karin B. Dieperink. Assistant Professor Dorthe Boe Danbjørg