Centre of Excellence for Health, Immunity and Infections (CHIP-HOVEDSTADEN)

CHIP, Centre of Excellence for Health, Immunity and Infections, is a nationally recognized non-profit organization based at Righospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. The mission of CHIP is to improve health outcomes at the individual and population level from infectious diseases. CHIP houses researchers and other experts in the fields of HIV, viral hepatitis, and TB as well as an extensive administration and IT team. CHIP has extensive experience working in the action area of this action, administering EU grants and collaborating with numerous international organizations for research.

Key staff of CHIP in the JA

Joint Action Coordinator: Dorthe Raben, MSc: Director of Research Coordination with extensive experience in Public Health project management and has been coordinator of previous EU co-financed projects.

Project managers: Anne Raahauge, MSc Social Anthropology: Project Coordinator with previous experience from coordination of Joint Actions and Stine Finne Jakobsen (WP5), MA, PhD: Programme Coordinator with experience from EU co-financed health projects.

Scientific Advisors: Jens Lundgren MD, D.M.Sc.: Professor, Rigshospitalet & University of Copenhagen, Director of CHIP, leading expert within infectious disease research, Jeff Lazarus, PhD, MIH, MA: Affiliated Professor with strong expertise in health systems research, Ann Sullivan MD, MBBS DipGUM (Distinction), DFFP, FRCP Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, expert within HIV immunology and treatment response and HIV testing guidelines.

Administration and IT: Kenneth Vennekilde, Director of Administration, Martha Josephsen, MA Administrative Coordinator and Pernille Iversen, PhD, Manager IT & Bioinformatics.