Medical Advisory Board

On this page, you can read about the people who make up the Action-cards® Medical Advisory Board. The Action-cards® Medical Advisory Board assesses the content of the Action-cards®, drawing on their years of expertise within the medical field, in order to ensure that Action-cards® contain the most accurate and current information. You can also meet the team and management of Action-cards® by clicking on the link.

Mikkel Sundstrup

Medical Doctor


Mikkel is a trained doctor who graduated from the University of Southern Denmark in 2010. He has worked as an orthopedic surgeon since 2011, primarily in trauma and emergency units. In addition, Mikkel teaches as a visiting professor at the medical school for orthopedic surgery. Mikkel’s background also includes being a sanitary group leader in the Danish Defense Command, which consisted of hands-on experience with pre-hospital treatment and first aid.

Jacob Juul Jensen

Chief Physician in Emergency Medicine


Jacob finished as an MD in June 2012 and was the first Dane to finish specialist training within Emergency Medicine. Currently, Jaocb works as the chief physician in the largest region of Denmark (the Central Denmark Region). Jacob is also a former soldier and diver in the Royal Danish Navy.

Harvey Yules

Medical Doctor


Harvey completed his medical studies at Southampton University, UK in 2011. After working for 5 years in various hospitals in the south of England, he moved to Australia to experience another healthcare system while working in rural Australia. His experience has led him to specialise as a General Practitioner in Western Australia.

Kim Heltø

MD Specialist in anesthesiology


Kim is a specialist in anaesthesiology and chief physician at the Department of Anesthesia, Surgery and Intensive Care at Herlev Hospital. He acts as the main supervisor and function manager for trauma. In addition, he has extensive experience with traumatology, emergency medicine, cardiac arrest and prehospital treatment, and currently works as an emergency doctor and TEMS doctor at Akutlægebilen (Critical Physician ambulance) in the Capital Region of Denmark.

Paul Peterslund

MD Intensive care


Paul Peterslund got his medical degree from the University of Southern Denmark in 2014. Since then, he has worked as a physician in intensive care medicine, anesthesia, infectious diseases, cardiology, emergency medicine, 3rd world medicine and psychiatry. He has experience with teaching both doctors, nurses and laymen at SimC OUH and various other institutions.

Sunna G. Herrmann

Intensive care nurse


Sunna is an intensive care nurse who specialises in neonatal and critical treatment of children up to the age of two years. Since 2011, she has worked with infant intensive care at Denmark's most prestigious specialised hospital, the National Hospital of Denmark, where she completed a number of courses in acute nursing and first aid, including European Pediatric Advanced Life Support (EPALS). Alongside Sunna's work as an intensive care nurse, she mentors and teaches other nurses in theory and practice, and develops teaching material in collaboration with professional experts in the field.

Ali Asmar

Physician specializing in clinical physiology and nuclear medicine


Ali received his degree as a medical doctor from the University of Copenhagen. For the past eight years, Ali has worked as a physician, primarily in cardiology and clinical physiology. Ali has written 20 publications in internationally recognised medical journals, and conducted experimental and clinical studies with the goal of explaining the physiological and pathophysiological mechanisms of blood pressure regulation in humans. Besides Ali's clinical work, he also teaches future medical doctors at Copenhagen University.

Matt Schwarz

MD Emergency Medicine


Matt is a Medical Doctor certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. He received his residency training at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, New York, graduating in 2003. Since then he has worked in North Carolina, USA and Whakatane, New Zealand. 

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