Peter Bie

Peter Bie, MD, DMSc

Born August 25, 1943 in Bogense, Denmark, as the son of accountant Niels Kjeldsen Bie and grade school teacher Karen Marie Bie (née Thomsen). Childhood in the village of Roedding, southern Jutland, from where the family moved to Copenhagen in 1959. Married 1968 in Gladsaxe, Denmark, to dentist Ingelise Nielsen, born September 7, 1943, in Silkeborg, Denmark. Two children, Mikkel Anders Bie, born 1971, and Mette Kirstine Bie, born 1975. Examen artium (university admission) from Christianshavns Gymnasium, Copenhagen, 1962. Medical school (University of Copenhagen) from September 1962. During medical school 18 months leave of absence as recipient of a student research scholarship. First scientific publication in 1967. MD, University of Copenhagen, June 1969. July-September 1969 substitute resident, departments of medicine and tuberculosis, Queen Ingrid Hospital, Nuuk, Greenland. From October 1969, assistant professor of physiology, University of Copenhagen, and from 1977 associate professor; 1977-1980: recipient of a senior training grant to visit foreign laboratories (University of Nebraska, University of California San Francisco). 1983: Doctor of Medical Sciences degree ( University of Copenhagen. International visiting fellow, St.Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, MO, 1986. Senior associate professor of physiology, University of Copenhagen, 1988-1998. Professor of physiology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense 1998-2014. September-November 2014, visiting fellow, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. November 2016-present: Part time professor, University of Southern Denmark, Odense. Member of numerous committees including: Medical Faculty postgraduate training 1972-77. Medical Faculty board 1983-89. Danish Heart Association research committee 1989-90. Scandinavian Physiological Society board 1985-92, president 2004-10.  European Space Agency, Life Sciences Working Group, 1991-95, Facility Science Team, International Space Station, 1996-99. Federation of European Physiological Societies 1991-2005; treasurer 2001-2005, chair of meeting and workshop committee 1994-95. From 2002 member of the Danish National Committee on Animal Experimentation. Deputy chair, Danish Society of Hypertension 2004-08. Board Danish Cardiovascular Research Academy 2005-12.  APS committees (WEH section) 2005-11.  From 1979: reviewer for multiple journals, member of a number of editorial boards (Physiological Reviews, Europe, 2006-2012), and field editor (Clincial Science, Acta Physiologica). From 1986 to 2015 organizer/co-organizer of 13 meetings. Member of a number of societies, APS since 1984.  Hobbies: Tennis, indoor soccer, long-distance ocean rowing. Private residence since 1982: Gentofte, Denmark.