Steno Diabetes Center, Copenhagen, Denmark

Podiatrist Anne Rasmussen is team leader of the Foot Clinic at Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen (SDCC), Denmark. With a dedicated interest in both prevention and treatment of the diabetic foot she has been working in this field for more than 25 years, both in primary care with her own clinic and in combination with work at hospitals. In 2006 she finished a master degree in Anthropology of Health. From 2008 until now Anne has been the clinical specialist in the Foot Clinic at SDCC, setting ambitious clinical goals for clinical quality for instance; no amputations and rapidly healing times for diabetic foot ulcers. Research, development and improvement in the Foot Clinic are important for her but always with the patient in mind. In 2014 she was named Podiatrist of the Year in DK. Anne is also a member of the DFSG, EASD and has been a member of several working groups in DK. Together with the multidisciplinary team at SDCC, she has presented data from the Foot Clinic both nationally and internationally for the past 9 years. Anne is also a part of SDCC Education where she gives lecture and performs workshops on the diabetic foot, for other health care provides.