Bent Egberg Mikkelsen

Name: Bent Egberg Mikkelsen
Country: Denmark
Degrees: MSc PhD
Current job title: Professor, research coordinator
Institution: Aalborg University
Short autobiography:

PhD in Organisational Sociology from Roskilde University, Professor. Bent Egberg Mikkelsen holds a M.Sc. of Food Science from the Royal Agricultural University, Copenhagen and a PhD in Social Science, from Roskilde University. He is the author of a large number of publications on public health nutrition and sustainable public food systems. Bent is principal investigator on several research projects and work include several assignments on nutrition at schools and hospitals for the Council of Europe, food and nutrition at work for the Nordic Council of Ministers, healthy eating at school for the European WHO regional office and the EU platform for Health, Diet and Physical activity. He is a Professor of Nutrition and Public Food Systems at the MENU research group at Aalborg University. Chair of EU expert committee for the school fruit scheme (SFS). Member of advisory boards of ProMeal and VeggieEat projects. Member of scientific panel in the Sapere Taste Education network and the EU FoodLinks project.

Reason for joining: Interest in health promotion in settings from a holistic perspective
Current research interest in relation to the COST Action: Public health Interventions in settings
COST Actions Outcomes:
E-mail: bemi@plan.aau.dk
Link to institution: www.menu.aau.dk