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Dementia professor "humbled, proud and honored" to take on Biomedical Alliance's president role

The Covid-19 pandemic has taught us that shared visions, planning and engagement are required for a more coordinated approach to EU health challenges, says Gunhild Waldemar, who has just been appointed the president of the European umbrella organization Biomedical Alliance.

Gunhild Waldemar has been appointed president for the Biomedical Alliance in Europe, which is an umbrella organization for 36 European medical societies | Photo: Nationalt Videnscenter for Demens på Rigshospitalet / PR

The global coronavirus pandemic has ushered on experiences that will pave the way for a more coordinated approach to health challenges in the EU, says Gunhild Waldemar, professor and chair at the Danish Dementia Research Center, who could reveal on Monday that she has been appointed president of the European umbrella organization Biomedical Alliance for the next two years.

"I am very humbled, proud and honored to take on this important role. There is a great need to promote European research within biomedicine and health across borders," she tells MedWatch.

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