Elisabeth Penninga

Danish Medicines Agency

Elisabeth Penninga, MD,MD, is Chief Medical Officer at the Danish Medicines Agency, department of Medical Evaluation & Biostatistics, Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr. Penninga has clinical experience from the specialties of neurology, endocrinology, geriatric and internal medicine and is a specialist in clinical pharmacology. Dr. Penninga has authored several international publications, including peer-reviewed articles, review articles, and meta-analyses.
Since 2012, she has worked for the Danish Medicines Agency as a medical assessor. She has extensive experience in assessments of the clinical pharmacology, efficacy and safety parts of marketing applications both within the centralised procedures and within all of the different decentralised and national procedures. Besides medical assessments, Dr Penninga has a special interest in orphan diseases, and in 2016, she entered the Committee for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) as an Observer, becoming the Danish Representative and a full member of COMP from 2017.