Professor of Rheumatology - University of Copenhagen and the National Hospital (Rigshospitalet)
Mikkel Østergaard received his MD, PhD and DMSc from University of Copenhagen, and serves as Professor of Rheumatology at University of Copenhagen and the National Hospital (Rigshospitalet), Denmark. His PhD and doctoral theses described aspects of rheumatoid arthritis.
He was Chair of the EULAR Standing Committee on Imaging from 2010-2012 and is current Co-Chair of the OMERACT MRI in inflammatory arthritis study group. He is member of international spondyloarthritis (ASAS) and psoriasis/psoriatic arthritis (GRAPPA) working groups and Editorial Boards for several rheumatological journals, including Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
He has supervised/is supervising >30 PhD-studies and has published >375 peer-reviewed articles and >650 international congress-abstracts. He has chaired and lectured at imaging workshops at EULAR and ACR congresses for >10 years.