Professorer på Retsmedicinsk Institut – Københavns Universitet

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Jytte Banner

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Jytte Banner

Education

1979 A-levels in modern languages from Randers Statsskole (GPA 9.5)
1979-1980Nursing assistant at Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK
1980  Supplementary examination courses at upper secondary level, chemistry and physics (GPA 10.0)
1988  Diploma of Doctor of Medicine from Aarhus University (GPA 9.2)
1989 Enrolled as a PhD student at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), Aarhus University (AU). Project: Microbial Causes of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) 
1993 Awarded the PhD degree. Thesis title: Possible Infectious Causes of – and Infectious Mechanisms in SIDS
1994 Authorization to practice medicine in Denmark
1999 Associate professor at the Department Forensic Pathology and Clinical Forensic Medicine, AU
2000Medical specialist in pathological anatomy and cytology
2004  Certified in forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine by the Danish Society of Forensic Science (DSFS)
2005Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist at the Department of Pathology, AU
2007 Assessed as qualified to become a professor at the University of Copenhagen (KU)
2008 Medical specialist in forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine
2009 Professor with special responsibilities in molecular forensic pathology
2009  National postgraduate clinical coordinator in forensic medicine
2012Leave from the position as Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist at the Department of Forensic Medicine, AU (1 year)
2012   Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist, professor with special responsibilites at the Department of Forensic Medicine, KU (position with 1-year time-limit)
2012  Current position: Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist, professor at the Department of Forensic Medicine, KU


Previous positions

Surgery: Total 9 months

1987Orthopaedic Department, Kolding Hospital

1993-1994

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Silkeborg Central Hospital

Medicine: Total 6 months         

1993Department C. Marselisborg Hospital


Gynaecology:
Total 6 months

1999Department of Gynaecology/obstetrics, Skejby Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital


Pathology:
Total 57 months

1994-1995Department of Pathology and Anatomy, Aarhus Municipal Hospital
1995  Department of Pathology and Anatomy, Aarhus County Hospital
1995-1997 Department of Pathology and Anatomy, Aarhus Municipal Hospital
1997-1998Specialist registrar, Department of Pathology, Randers Central Hospital
1998       Specialist registrar, Department of Pathology, Aarhus Municipal Hospital

Forensic medicine/forensic pathology: Total 18 years

1988-1989   Locum tenens for lecturer, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
1990-1992  Physician, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
1990-1993      Lecturer, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
1999   Locum tenens for assistant professor, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
1999-2004Assistant professor, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
2004-2005Acting Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
2005-2012Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
2012Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist at Department of Forensic Medicine, KU


Scholarships/Research positions:
Total 27 months

1989-1990Introductory scholarship, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
1992Honorary Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, England
1992Scholarship, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
1995Research lecturer, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU
1998-1999 Assisting professor (research), Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU


Stays abroad:
Total 6 months

Honorary Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, University of Birmingham, England

Maternity leave
1988-1989, 1990-1991 and 2001-2002 (total 18 months)

Three children: Asger (6.10.88), Sissel (1.8.90) and Liv Andrea (7.8.01)

Teaching experience

Student teaching

Medical students: Forensic Medicine, every semester since 1999

Medical students: 2nd part A, 2nd semester and 6th semester in pathology (1995-1997)

Medical students: 1st part A, 2nd semester in anatomy (1995-1997)

Nursing students: Pathology, Demonstration of section (1995-1997)

Occupational therapists: Rheumatology: Pathogenesis, Clinic and Therapy, 3rd year, Aarhus School of Occupational Therapy in 1989, 1990, 1994 and 1995

Postgraduate teaching

General practitioners: Postgraduate course held by Novo Nordisk, 1993

Specialists and nurses: Clinical Forensic Medicine, Center for Voldtægtsofre (Centre for Rape Victims) and the Regional Departments of Forensic Medicine, Aarhus, every second year since 1999

Continuing education courses under the Danish Society of Forensic Science (DSFS): Homicide, Suicide and Clinical Forensic Medicine

Speciality-specific courses: Forensic Medicine: Course organizer and lecturer in Clinical Forensic Medicine every second year from 2008, and for pathologists and forensic pathologists in Research Training in 2011 and 2013.

Police and legal experts:In-service training on the forensic medicine examination of sexually abused children, Danish National Police College, biannually since 2004.

PhD course at the University of Copenhagen (course organizer and lecturer) – Sudden Cardiac Death

Nordic Forensic Medicine Congress 2012 – Aarhus – co-organizer

Examiner/external examiner

Occupational therapists: Examiner, oral exam (tentamen) in Rheumatology, 3rd year, Aarhus, School of Occupational Therapy, 1989

Medical students: Examiner, Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU, since 1999 oral exams and as from 2004 written exams

Medical students: External examiner in Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine, since 2002

Students of dentistry: External examiner in Pathological Anatomy, since 2006


Drafting of training and information material

1. Chlamydial Histopathology. In: Chlamydial Infections of the Genital and Respiratory Tract and Allied Conditions. 1991, eds. P.A. Mårdh, P. Saikku

2. Pathological Criteria in the Nordic Study of Sudden Infant Death; Lung Pathology. In: Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, New Trends in the Nineties, ed. TO. Rognum, 1995, Scandinavian University Press, Oslo.

3. Histopathological Methods in Renal Toxicology. In: Renal Toxicology, ed. P.L. Petralia, 1995, CRC Press INC, Boca Raton, USA.

4. Chapter on sexual assault on children for Manual on Forensic Medicine (Lærebog i Retsmedicin) AV. Charles, JB Lundemose; ed. JL. Thomsen, FADL, 1.ed. 2004, 2. ed. 2008 and 3. ed. 2013

5. Truth and Consequence (Sandhed og konsekvens) – Training and information material for the municipal primary and lower secondary schools of Denmark: Interactive training material on rape and the consequences hereof. Targeting children/teenagers aged 12-18 years. Published May 2005, ISBN 87-988678-1-4

6. Web: www.sandhedogkonsekvens.dk (in Danish)

7. Description of objectives and logbook, DSFS: www.forensic.dk

8. The DSFS webpage www.forensic.dk

9. Description of objectives and portfolio for training positions for the introductory

and the main training programmes of forensic medicine, 2008 and their revision in 2012


Research management/Supervision

Project manager: Survive - Let the Dead Help the Living, a national and cross-disciplinary project on excess mortality in the mentally ill. Includes the effect of pharmacological as well as non-pharmacological factors. Comprises seven sub-projects, including five PhD projects.

PhD project supervisor

Main supervisor for the PhD project of Physician Marianne C. Rohde: Hyperthermic and Oxidative Stress in Sudden Infant Death. Investigation of Human Fibroblasts Cultures and Evaluation of Infant Death in a Forensic Setting. Defended and approved 2011 at FHS, AU.

Co-supervisor on the project of MSc in Psychology Rikke Bramsen's PhD project: Adolescent Sexual Assault: Informing Prevention”, defended and approved 2010 at the Faculty of Social Sciences, AU.

Main supervisor on the PhD project of Physician Lisbeth Lund Jensen: Hypoxic Changes and Neurotropic Viruses of Sudden Infant Death. Enrolled 2008 at FHS, AU

Main supervisor on the PhD project of Physician Maiken Kudahl Larsen: Sudden Unexpected Death – Cardiac Disease with Genetic Background", enrolled 2009 at FHS, AU

Co-supervisor on the PhD project of Physician Trine Skov Nielsen: Newer Strategies Toward Myocarditis – Evaluation and Development of Diagnostic and Prognostic Markers, enrolled in May 2001 at Faculty of Health Science and Technology, Aalborg University.

Research methodology assignments for 9th semester students of medicine

Supervisor for persons seeking speciality training in forensic medicine

Drafting of research and development strategy

Main responsible for the drafting of the research and development strategy of the Department of Forensic Medicine, AU, 2006

Participated in the preparation of the official 2008-2012 Strategy of the Department of Forensic Medicine (www.retsmedicin.au.dk, in Danish)

Administrative/management experience

1989:

Joint Nordic Project (NORDSIDS): Participated in the planning of the Nordic (Norway, Sweden and Denmark) cooperation on homogeneous classification of the Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (Cot Death)

NORDPAT and NORDEPI: Member of the Pathology Group (NORDPAT) and the Epidemiology Group (NORDEPI) of the Nordic Neonate Project

2000:

Member of Work Group, Centre for Rape Victims

2001:

Member of the Interpol Disaster Victim Identification Group

2002:

Member of Committee for the Description of Objectives for trainees, DSFS

2004:

Certification Committee under the DSFS

ICT Committee: Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU

Quality Assurance: Participated in work group on preparation of procedures in forensic pathology and clinical forensic medicine

2005:

Quality Control: Educational and academic manager at the Department of Forensic Medicine, AU

Steering Group: Centre for Rape Victims

Proxy for Department Head

Coordinator of the Interpol Disaster Victim Identification Group (DVI) within the Department's catchment area

2006:

Quality manager: Department of Forensic Pathology and Clinical Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU

Research strategy: Drafting and implementation of research and development strategy for the Department of Forensic Medicine, AU

Chair of the DSFS – re-elected in 2009 and 2012

2008:

Strategy of the Department of Forensic Medicine Participated in the preparation of the strategy

2009:Professor with special responsibilities

National Postgraduate Clinical Coordinator for the education of forensic specialists

2012:

AU Knowledge Exchange Forum: Appointed by the Academic Council, AU

2013:

Member of Danish Regions' Work Group on Sudden Unexpected Cardiac Death

Member of a work group on excess mortality among psychiatric patients under the Danish Government's Psychiatry Committee

Scientific Societies and positions of trust Societies

  • Member of the DPS
  • Member of the DSFS
  • Member of Danish Association of Criminalists (Dansk Kriminalistforening)
  • Member of the EAVCD – European Association of Cardiovascular Diseases

Meeting organizer

  • Course arranger and course manager: DSFS, annually since 2004
  • Course manager: Speciality-specific courses in clinical forensic medicine for future medical specialists
  • Nordic Congress on Forensic Medicine 2012: Co-arranger, vice-president
  • PhD-course 2013, sudden cardic death, KU     

Referee (peer-review) for the following journals:          

  • Scandinavian Journal of Forensic Medicine
  • Acta Gynecologica
  • Journal of the Danish Medical Association (Ugeskrift for Læger)

Positions of trust

Member

  • The Resident Committee and union representative for Danish Junior Doctors’ Association, Department of Pathology and Anatomy, Aarhus Municipal Hospital (1996-1998)
  • Member of the local liaison committee, Department of Pathology, Aarhus Municipal Hospital (1996-1998)
  • Member of the Liaison Committee, Department of Forensic Medicine, FHS, AU since 2000.
  • Substitute member, Study Board, FHS, AU (2002)
  • Education Committee under the DSFS (2003)

Chairman

  • Session for topical and free presentations at the Danish Pathology Society (DPS) Annual Meeting 2004, Koldingfjord.
  • Session on free presentations at European Prevention of Infant Death's: ”Meeting on Sudden Infant Death”, 2004, Oslo
  • Session on presentations at the 16th Nordic Conference on Forensic Medicine, Turku, Finland
  • Session on presentations at the 18th Nordic Conference on Forensic Medicine, Aarhus, Denmark

Assessment committees

  • Participate in the selection and appointment of lecturers, assistant professor and physicians at the Department of Forensic Medicine, AU
  • Selection and appointment of physicians undergoing main education and training in forensic medicine in Denmark since 2009
  • Selection and appointment of resident physicians at the Department of Forensic Medicine, Aarhus
  • Senior Advisor to the Section of Forensic Genetics, Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Copenhagen

Examiner

  • Examiner in Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine since 2002 and in Pathological Anatomy for dentistry students (2006)
  • Expert assessor to the Medico-Legal Council (as from 2005)
  • Chair of the DSFS (2006)

Postgraduate courses

1989:

1. Introduction to the PC for Students of Medicine, FHS, AU.

2. Course on epidemiological methods (introduction) with a view to clinical and epidemiological research, FHS, AU

3. DPS further training course

1990:

1. Course on basic animal testing knowledge. FHS, AU

2. Course on epidemiological methods (part 1) with a view to clinical and epidemiological research, FHS, AU

3. DPS further training course on borderline conditions

4. Course on immunoflouroscence technique, DPS

1991:

1. Statistical Analysis of Survival Data, FHS, AU

2. Using the Personal Computer (PC) in Medical Research: Advanced Software, FHS, AU

3.  Course on epidemiological methods (part 2) with a view to clinical and epidemiological research, FHS, AU

4.  Biostatistics course, FHS, AU

5. DPS further training course on hepatology

6.Medical research, FHS, AU

7. Forensic pathology course on sudden infant death, Copenhagen, Nordic Group under Nordic Council of Ministers

1992:

1. Course on sudden infant death syndrome. London, British Pathology Association

2. Advanced Course in Paediatric Pathology. Loukraki, Greece,                                European Society of Paediatric Pathology

1996:

1. Post-graduate course DPS, Odense, Recent Advances in Pathology

1999:

1. DSFS course: Alcohol, Aarhus

2000:

1. DSFS course: Force to the Neck (Vold mod Halsen), Copenhagen

2. DASPCAN: The San Diego Model for Examination of Sexually Abused Children, Odense

2001:

1. ID preparedness of the Danish National Police, meeting, Korsør

2002:

1. DPS further training course on liver pathology, Aalborg

2. Effective Use of Digital Images in Teaching, AU

2003:

1. Foreigners at The Hospital, the Training Unit, Aarhus Municipal Hospital

2. DSFS course: Intoxication in Forensic Medicine

2004:

1. DSFS course: Suicide - Various Aspects

2. Research management course, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), module I

2005:

1. Research management course, CBS module II

2. Research management course, CBS, module III

3. Tverrfaglig kurs om barnmishandling, Norsk rettsmedisinsk forening og Norsk Barnelegeforening

4. Advanced Course in Paediatric Forensic Medicine, Institute of Forensic Medicine and The Norwegian SIDS society

5. DSFS course: Gunshot Wounds in a Forensic Medicine Perspective

6. Employment Law and Personnel Law, AU's Summer School, Aarhus School of Business and AU

7. DSFS course: Identification

8. Consultants' Management and Administration training course (OLAU): Introduction Module

2006:

1. Consultants' Management and Administration training course (OLAU): Quality Management II

2. Consultants' Management and Administration training course (OLAU): Quality Management III

3. DSFS course: Imaging in Forensic Medicine

2008:

1. DSFS annual course: Homicide

2009:

1. DSFS annual course: Adverse Events in Healthcare

2. DPS, Annual Meeting

2010:

1. DSFS annual course: Forensic Chemistry:

2011:

1. Introductory course for inspection bodies DS/EN ISO/IEC 1702:2005, DANAK

2. Hands-on Cardiac Morphology, British Congenital Cardiac Association, Royal Brompton Hospital, London.

2012:

1. DSFS annual course, Children Exposed to Abuse and Sexual Assault

2. Assessor training for inspection bodies DS/EN ISO/IEC 1702:2005, DANAK

3. 5th biannual meeting of the Association for European Cardiovascular Pathology (AECVP), Cadiz, Spain

Mandatory specialist courses (A courses) under the DPS

1995:

1. Diagnostic Methods

2. Scientific Methods

1996:

1. Breast, Gastrointestinal and Neuropathology

2. Haematology, interdisciplinary course

3. Bone, Joint, Connective Tissue, Endocrine and Nephropathology

4. Oncology

5. Cardiovascular and Infection Pathology and Forensic Medicine

6. SOSA, administrative course under the Danish Health and Medicines Authority

1997:

1. Gynaecological, Urological and Perinatal Pathology

2. Head, Neck, Thyroid and Pulmonary Pathology

3. Dermato-pathology, Liver and Ocular Pathology

 

Congress participation

1989:

1. International Society For Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research. 8th meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark

2. Second International Symposium on the Clinical and Diagnostic Aspects of Chlamydial Disease, Copenhagen, Denmark

1990:

1. DPS, Annual Meeting, Copenhagen

2. Planning meeting concerning joint Nordic project on sudden infant death, Copenhagen

1991:

1. DPS, Annual Meeting, Hirtshals

2. European Infant Death Society, Rouen, France

1994:

1. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Third international conference, Stavanger, Norway

1995:

1. Meeting in the NORDPAT Group on consolidation of the collected data, Oslo, Norway

2. DPS, Annual Meeting, Randers

1996:

1. DPS, Annual Meeting, Aarhus

2. Fourth SIDS International Conference, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

3. 24th International Cytology Congress, Scandinavian Congress Centre, Aarhus, Denmark

4. Meeting in the NORDPAT Group on re-assessment of the collected data, quality assessment

1997:

1. XIII Nordic Congress on Forensic Medicine in Odense, Denmark

1998:

1. DPS, Annual Meeting, Aalborg

1999:

1. Clinical Forensic Medicine: For personnel affiliated with Centre for Rape Victims in Aarhus, Fuglsø

2. Anniversary Meeting, Jutland-Funen Pathologist Association (Jydsk-Fynsk Patolog Forening), Sandbjerg

3. Meeting in NORDPAT, Oslo

2000:

1. DPS, Annual Meeting, Viborg

2. XIV Nordic Congress on Forensic Medicine, Reykjavik, Island

3. Medisinsk-Faglig Forum: Nasjonalt ressurssenter for seksuelt misbrukt barn, Oslo, Norge

4. Meeting in Danish Association of Criminalists (Dansk Kriminalistforening)

5. SIDSNORD: Barns Rettssikkerhet, Oslo

2002:

Hearing on violence-torn reunified women. Landstingssalen, Christiansborg

2003:

1. European Society for the Study and Prevention of Infant Death (ESPID), Oslo

2. XV Nordic Congress on Forensic Medicine, Umeå, Sweden

3. Theme day on sexual abuse of children and teenagers, Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Psychiatry, Risskov, Aarhus

4. Workshop on diagnostic criteria for SIDS, ESPID and SIDSNORD, Oslo

2004:

1. Workshop on Fusion of departments, AU, Sandbjerg

2. Children between many systems, SISO and SMB, Middelfart

3. Interdisciplinary seminar for Centre for Rape Victims, arranged by the Odense Centre, Faaborg

4. DPS, Annual Meeting, Koldingfjord

5. ESPID, Meeting on sudden infant death, 2004, Soria Moria, Oslo

2005:

Meeting on sudden infant death, 2005, Soria Moria, Oslo

2006:

1. Annual Meeting DSPAC, Odense

2. 16th Nordic Conference on Forensic Medicine, Turku, Finland

2007:

Nordic Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) meeting, Bornholm

2008:

Theme day on Teaching at the Medical Specialist Training Programme, National Danish Health and Medicines Authority

2012:

1. 18th Nordic Conference on Forensic Medicine, Aarhus, Denmark


External funding and prizes (past 10-year-period)

  • Projects on sudden infant death syndrome: DKK 697,000 (82,000 Euro)
  • Interactive training material on rape: DKK 1,600,000 (185,500 Euro)
  • Projects on molecular pathology: DKK 318,750 (37,500 Euro)
  • The Anny and Dagny Hjerrild's Foundation/Prize: DKK 150,000 (17.500 Euro)
  • Survive – Let the Dead Help the Living –  national Danish psychiatry project – DKK 6 million (800.000,-.Euro)

Sprogkundskaber

Danish - spoken and written
English -spoken and written
Geman -spoken

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