Mikkel Brabrand

Professional qualifications

2003 - Medical Doctor (Master in medicine), University of Aarhus, Denmark
2014 - Specialist in internal medicine and cardiology, Denmark
2014 - Consultant at Department of Emergency Medicine, Odense University Hospital

Academic qualifications

2010 - Research director in acute and emergency medicine, Hospital of South West Jutland, Denmark
2013 - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Southern Denmark
2014 - Clinical associate professor, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
2017 - Adjunct associate professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong


Primary research interest is within acute internal medicine, especially risk stratification and vital signs. Also active in research within resuscitation (cardiac arrest) with focus on simulation, optimization of treatment and organization of care.
Author of more than 60 peer-reviewed scientific papers (first or last author on more than 30). H-index from Google Scholar of 14 with 524 citation. H-index from Web of Science of 7 with 212 citations.
Has given more than 10 talks at scientific meetings and congresses, co-authored more than 60 abstracts and 10 other publications.

Editorial experience

Deputy editor on European Journal of Emergency Medicine. Section editor for Emergency Medicine, Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. Member of Editorial Board for International Journal of Emergency Medicine and European Journal of Emergency Medicine.
Reviewer for (selected) BMJ, Lancet, Resuscitation, Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, European Journal of Emergency Medicine, BMJ Open, PLOS One and Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Research collaboration

Member of several regional and international research collaborations. Close collaboration with colleagues at the emergency department at Odense University Hospital and Hospital of Southern Denmark, Aabenraa, on several projects. Participant in several Pan-European research collaborations on acute internal medicine. Selected project focus on re-admissions (Ireland, Wales, England, Holland and Denmark as part of the safer@home group) and identification of low- and high-risk patients at admission (Ireland, Switzerland, England and Denmark). Collaboration with prof. Ken Hillmann’s group from Sydney Australia on end-of-life for elderly patients. Close collaboration with prof. Colin Graham from the academic unit of emergency medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Organizational experience (selected)

2006-2013 - Founder and board member, Danish Society for Emergency Medicine
2008 - Vice president, Danish Society for Emergency Medicine
2008-2010 - President, Danish Society for Emergency Medicine

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