Shoaib Afzal´s Doctoral Defence

On Thursday 17 January 2019 at 14:00 MD, PhD Shoaib Afzal will defend his doctoral dissertation in order to be awarded the doctoral degree in medical science (


“A Population-based Study on Vitamin D, Body Mass Index, Morbidity, and Mortality”

Opponents at the Defence Ceremony
Professor Kaare Christensen, University of Southern Denmark, 1st opponent
Professor Debbie Lawlor, University of Bristol, 2nd opponent

Opponents ex Auditorio
Unofficial opponents must contact the Chairman of the Defence Ceremony Professor Steffen Loft, University of Copenhagen, e-mail: Steffen Loft

Professor Peter Schwarz, University of Copenhagen chairs the assessment committee.

Please contact the author by e-mail: Shoaib Afzal at to obtain a copy of the dissertation.

For a copy of the assessment committee’s report please contact Faculty Service by e-mail:

Time and Place
Thursday 17 January 2019 at 14:00 at the Medical Museion, Bredgade 62, 1260 Copenhagen K