Mathilde Adsersen

​M.Sc. Public Health, PhD

Palliative Care Research Unit
Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine GP
Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, University of Copenhagen
Bispebjerg bakke 23B
DK-2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
Phone: +45 3863 5131

Postdoc, Department of Palliative Medicine, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital.
PhD from Copenhagen University in 2018, thesis title: Which cancer patients are admitted to specialised palliative care?
M.Sc. Public Health from Copenhagen University in 2010.

Primary fields of research

  • Health services research concerning palliative care
  • Danish Palliative Care Database
  • Quality development in palliative care
  • Specialised palliative care
  • Social inequality
  • Epidemiology
  • Register based studies

Current research

  • Improving information to caregivers via adaptation and implementation of the HERMES intervention in the Danish health care system
  • Establishment of collaboration between the Danish Multidisciplinary Cancer Group (DMCG) of Palliative Care and the cancer site specific DMCGs regarding palliative care
  • Immigrants and admittance to specialised palliative care
  • Which cancer patients are admitted to specialised palliative care?


Medical sociology