Lotte Stig Nørgaard

Lotte Stig Nørgaard

Associate Professor

Technology used in pharmacy, medicine user´s perspectives and the development of the pharmacist role are three main research focus for Lotte Stig Nørgaard

Primary fields of research

Pharmacy practice, communication, technology development, user perspectives on medicine use, pharmacist profession, role of the clinical pharmacist, drug shortage in hospital, pharmacy student learning and internship, personalized medicine etc

Current research


  • Personalized medicine
  • Interdisciplinary cooperation between GPs and pharmacies
  • Communication in pharmacy
  • Pharmacist teaching in primaty schools 
  • Antibiotics and AMR
  • Study drug use among young people
  • Patient involvement in drug development
  • Patient safety and medicine use


27 years of teaching experience in the Department of Social Pharmacy (undergraduate, masters and post-graduate level (typically more than  840 hours a year).  Has been teaching on all courses offered by the department.

Focus points: pharmacy practice, counselling, ethics, drug related problems, the role of the pharmacist, organizations of the health care system, compliance, health technology assessment, supervising in generel social pharmacy, theory use in pharmacy practice research, problem based learning, qualitative methods, personalised medicine

Opponent on three Ph.d. dissertations (in Denmark) (the latest by Dana Lee Hansen “Young womens use of medicines”, May, 2008). Peer reviewer for 3 scientific journals. Has been supervising about 35 master students and four Ph.D. students.

Besides, I am leader of the largest study unit at Copenhagen University entitled “Pharmacy internship” (until 2006 and again from July 2009)


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