XXL-Rehab Newsletter no 21, 2011



Bariatric Rehabilitation Congress 9-10 November 2011 in Copenhagen, Denmark
- 360 around the bariatric patient


Confirmed speakers at BRC2011

We would like to introduce you to another two exiting speakers at BRC2011.



Svend Aage Madsen
Chief Psychologist, Ph.D., Denmark

Ph.D., Head of Department of Psychology, Play Therapy & Social Counselling and of Psychological at Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark. President of Men’s Health Society in Denmark and Vice President of European Men’s Health Forum.

He is a specialist in Clinical Psychology and educated at University of Aarhus and University of Copenhagen. Dr Svend Aage Madsen was head of Department of Family Therapy in Rødovre commune between 1986 and 1995. Licensed in psychology in 1990 and in psychotherapy in 1995, he obtained his Ph.D. with a thesis on 'When being a mother is not just happiness '.

Svend Aage Madsen has headed various research programmes tackling issues such as Families with Obese Children and Fathers’ Relations with their Infants and Toddlers. His way into the men’s health field was through research into men as fathers present at the birth of their child in hospitals and health services treatment of men as fathers. He has worked on men’s health for a long time including issues such as men and health services, men and obesity, men’s mood disorders related to fatherhood and men in fertility treatments.

Svend Aage Madsen is the author and co-author of several publications related to the bariatric patient.

Read complete profile here

Subject at BRC2011:

Men, health and obesity issues


Jens Peter Kroustrup
MD, Denmark

Endocrinologist, Senior registrar and Clinical Lecturer Head of Obesity Clinic Department of Endocrinology, Aalborg Hospital.

Has been engaged in the treatment of obesity for two decades, both by traditional, pharmaceutical and by surgical methods. Present areas of investigation are the medical conditions after obesity surgery, such as the factors which are important for the best results, under nutrition and quality of life.


Read complete profile here

Subject at BRC2011:

Preparing the patient for surgery, long term complications and quality control




Register at www.brc2011.com


Kind regards

Keld Jørgensen & The XXL-Rehab Team