International Journal of Circumpolar Health, Associate Editor, (2009- ongoing). Dahl-Petersen IK, Hansen AW, Bjerregaard P, Jørgensen ME , Brage S. Diabetes is a risk factor for Tuberculosis in the Inuit population of Greenland. Glycemic index and glycemic load in relation to glucose intolerance among Greenland's Inuit population.
Documentalist: Danish National Indicator Program, Diabetes, (2007- ), Advisory Board Member from 2012. Validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire in the Arctic.
Research area Since 1996 actively engaged in epidemiological research with focus on lifestyle factors, ethnicity, environmental factors and chronic disease, primarily diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Jørgensen ME, Borch-Johnsen K , Witte DR, Bjerregaard P.
The main focus has been on the Inuit population in Greenland. Diabetes in Greenland and its relationship with urbanisation.
1999-2004 The Greenland Population Study: studies of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular risk among Inuit in Greenland and Denmark. Positions Consultant, Research Manager, Steno Diabetes Center, (2010- ongoing). Assessment of consumption of marine food in Greenland by a food frequency questionnaire and biomarkers.
1996-1999 Diet and 24-hour blood pressure among Greenland Inuit. on a thesis entitled: Glucose Intolerance and its associated cardiovascular risk among Greenland Inuit. Specialist training, Endocrinology, Herlev Hospital, Steno Diabetes Centre, Hillerød Hospital, (2005-2010). Doc., Centre for Health Research in Greenland, National Institute of Public Health, Copenhagen, (2004-2005).
Presentations the last 3 years 2013 University of Copenhagen, Invited Lecturer: “Diabetes and urbanisation in Greenland – a complex association” 2012 Invited Lecturer: “Diabetes and urbanisation in Greenland – a complex association” Danish Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health, University of Copenhagen.