Peter Bjerregaard, MD, Dr. Med. Sci., born 1947. Professor of Arctic Health since 1996. He worked as a District Medical Officer in Northern Greenland in 1978-1980, then for four years in Kenya until his research career started in 1989. His main research interests are social epidemiology of mental health and cardiovascular disease among the Inuit in Greenland but he also spends time advising the Greenland Government on health issues. He is former president of the Circumpolar Health Research Network, the International Union for Circumpolar Health and former chairman of the Danish-Greenlandic Society for Circumpolar Health. He was scientific editor of International Journal of Circumpolar Health 1996-2012. Peter has published scientific articles, reports in English and Danish language, and books, mostly about the health of the Inuit.