Name and position

  • Kresten Rubeck Petersen

  • Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Odense University Hospital, a referrral centre for the Region of Southern Denmark.

  • Working in family planning clinics in Copenhagen and Odense during the last 15 years.

ESC mandate

  • member of ESC since 1990

  • one of the Danish representatives in the Board from 1994-1998 and again from 2002.

Area of expertise/interest

  • hormonal contraception, with special reference to the metabolic aspects of oral contraceptives