Jørn Olsen

Dr. Jørn Olsen, MD, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology and Social Medicine. Born in Denmark and started research at the University of Southern Denmark. Currently working at Aarhus University in teaching, research, and administration. Editor of scientific journals. Head of the Board at the National Institute of Public Health, Denmark, and head of the Work Environment Research Foundation.


  • MD, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • PhD, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Areas of Interest

  • Epidemiology
  • Reproductive health
  • Pharmacoepidemiology

Selected Publications

  • Miller Jessica E, Pedersen Lars Henning, Sun Yuelian, Olsen Jørn Maternal Use of Cystitis Medication and Childhood Epilepsy in a Danish Population-based Cohort. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology. 2012; 26(6): 589-95.
  • Olsen Jørn, Bertollini Roberto, Victora Cesar, Saracci Rodolfo Global response to non-communicable diseases--the role of epidemiologists. International journal of epidemiology. 2012; 41(5): 1219-20.
  • Attermann Jørn, Obel Carsten, Bilenberg Niels, Nordenbæk Claudia Maria, Skytthe Axel, Olsen Jørn Traits of ADHD and autism in girls with a twin brother: a Mendelian randomization study. European child & adolescent psychiatry. 2012; 21(9): 503-9.
  • Lykke Jacob A, Bare Lance A, Olsen Jørn, Lagier Robert, Tong Carmen, Arellano Andre, Paidas Michael J, Langhoff-Roos Jens Vascular associated gene variants in patients with preeclampsia: results from the Danish National Birth Cohort. Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica. 2012; 91(9): 1053-60.
  • Virk Jasveer, Hsu Paul, Olsen Jørn Socio-demographic characteristics of women sustaining injuries during pregnancy: a study from the Danish National Birth Cohort. BMJ open. 2012; 2(4).
  • Olsen Jørn, Ramlau-Hansen Cecilia Høst Dietary fats may impact semen quantity and quality. Asian journal of andrology. 2012; 14(4): 511-2.
  • Divan Hozefa A, Kheifets Leeka, Obel Carsten, Olsen Jørn Cell phone use and behavioural problems in young children. Journal of epidemiology and community health. 2012; 66(6): 524-9.
  • Olesen Charlotte, Thrane Nana, Rønholt Ann-Margrethe, Olsen Jørn, Henriksen Tine B Association between social position and congenital anomalies: A population-based study among 19,874 Danish women. Scandinavian journal of public health. 2009; 37(3): 246-51.
  • Fei Chunyuan, McLaughlin Joseph K, Lipworth Loren, Olsen Jørn Maternal levels of perfluorinated chemicals and subfecundity. Human reproduction (Oxford, England). 2009; 24(5): 1200-5.
  • Li Jiong, Vestergaard Mogens, Obel Carsten, Christensen Jakob, Precht Dorthe Hansen, Lu Michael, Olsen Jørn A nationwide study on the risk of autism after prenatal stress exposure to maternal bereavement. Pediatrics. 2009; 123(4): 1102-7.
  • Catov Tine B, Nohr Tine B, Bodnar Tine B, Knudson Tine B, Olsen Tine B, Olsen Tine B Association of Periconceptional Multivitamin Use With Reduced Risk of Preeclampsia Among Normal-Weight Women in the Danish National Birth Cohort. American journal of epidemiology. 2009; 37(3).
  • Olsen Tine B, Zhu Tine B RE: "ADVANCED PARENTAL AGE AND THE RISK OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER". American journal of epidemiology. 2009; 37(3).
  • Varela María M Morales-Suárez, Nohr Ellen Aagaard, Llopis-González Agustin, Andersen Ann-Marie Nybo, Olsen Jorn Socio-occupational status and congenital anomalies. European journal of public health. 2009; 19(2): 161-7.
  • Christensen Jakob, Pedersen Marianne G, Pedersen Carsten B, Sidenius Per, Olsen Jørn, Vestergaard Mogens Long-term risk of epilepsy after traumatic brain injury in children and young adults: a population-based cohort study. Lancet. 2009; 373(9669): 1105-10.
  • Li Mogens, Olsen Mogens, Obel Mogens, Christensen Mogens, Precht Mogens, Vestergaard Mogens Prenatal Stress and Risk of Febrile Seizures in Children: A Nationwide Longitudinal Study in Denmark. Journal of autism and developmental disorders. 2009; 373(9669).
  • Ramlau-Hansen Mogens, Hansen Mogens, Jensen Mogens, Olsen Mogens, Bonde Mogens, Thulstrup Mogens Semen quality and reproductive hormones according to birthweight and body mass index in childhood and adult life. Two decades of follow-up. Fertility and sterility. 2009; 373(9669).
  • Rebordosa Jørn, Kogevinas Jørn, Bech Jørn, Sørensen Jørn, Olsen Jørn Use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. International journal of epidemiology. 2009; 123(4).
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