CV's - clinical consultants

About our consultants

Michelle Rosgaard Birknow:, Ph.D.  Michelle is a Master of Science in Medicine with Industrial Specialisation from Aalborg University, Denmark, specialised in Translational Medicine. Michelle has an Industrial Ph.D. from the pharmaceutical industry and has for the past 6 years worked within Research & Development on different projects related to translational biomarkers. Now based within the Research and Innovation unit at the public office of the Capital Region of Denmark and supports the Clinical Trials Office Denmark by building bridge between the pharmaceutical industry and researchers at the hospital departments within the Capital Region of Denmark.

Phone: +45 29 77 90 93

Lene Hartmann:

Cand. pharm. Worked for 15 years with clinical development and clinical operations/clinical trial management in different pharmaceutical companies. Lene currently works at Region Zealand as coordinator being part of Clinical Trials Office Denmark, which is building bridges between the pharmaceutical industry and the research bases on the hospital departments. Also, Lene  and is the national coordinator for the Danish Respiratory Research Network.

Phone: +45 47 32 91 34

Charlotte Calov: - Head of the GCP Unit of Odense University Hospital since 2006. The GCP Unit provides monitoring and audit of academic trials in the Region of Southern Denmark and manages the tasks from Clinical Trials Office Denmark in this region. Formerly employed by the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration. Has worked with quality assurance and quality control from different perspectives for more than 20 years. 

Phone: +45 65 50 43 60

Helene Nørrelund:

Helene Nørrelund – MD. Consultant at Aarhus University Hospital Clinical Trial Unit. Specialist in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology. Ph.D. Thesis (2000, Aarhus University) and Doctoral Dissertation (2005, Aarhus University) within the field of growth hormone and substrate metabolism. Executive master in Leadership and Change Management (2011, Aarhus Business School). Member of the national network since 2012.

Phone: +45 78 45 90 16

Meriam van der Male:

RN, MLP. A trained nurse with clinical experience from the hospital sector in North Denmark. I have worked with education and development in hospitals and educational institutions. Master of learning processes from Aalborg University. Currently working in the Northern Region of Denmark as coordinator at Clinical Trials Office connecting the pharmaceutical and medical devices industry with the research bases within the hospitals in the region.

Phone: + 45 97 66 45 44

Anja Solak Storgaard:

Senior Consultant Capital Region of Denmark, Unit for Health Research and Innovation

  • Medico-tech companies (inquiries and development of set-up)
  • Regional development strategy (for health research and innovation)
  • Charter for Smart Greater Copenhagen

Phone: +45 38 66 50 00

Marie Smed

Cand.Merc. PhD. Special consultant at the Unit of Health Research and Innovation in the Capitol Region. Research experience within innovation management focusing on knowledge transfer processes between industry and health care sector during clinical trials. Currently coordinating inquiries from medical device companies and relevant test facilities.


Phone: +45 29 66 02 15