Prof Jorgen VestboDrMedSci, FRCP FERS FMedSci

Professor of Respiratory Medicine

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Jørgen Vestbo is a Professor of Respiratory Medicine and an honorary consultant at the North West Lung Centre, University Hospital South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust. His professional training consisted of specialist training in Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine in university hospitals in Copenhagen. He obtained a DrMedSci degree form the University of Copenhagen in 1992.

He has taken part in developing international guidelines for the diagnosis and management of COPD for The American Thoracic Society / European Respiratory Society, 2001-2004, and as member of the Board of Directors for the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2006-2013, He has chaired the Scientific Committee of GOLD 2009-2013. He served as President of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) 2015-16.

Jørgen Vestbo is a Fellow of The Academy of Medical Sciences, The Royal College of Physicians, and the European Respiratory Society.

Professor Vestbo shares his time between the UK and Denmark; in Denmark he is an adjunct Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Southern Denmark.

External positions

Adjunct Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Southern Denmark (SYDDANSK UNIVERISTET)

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Areas of expertise

Biology, Medicine and Health (BMH) Domains

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