Jeanette H. Magnus is Director of Centre for Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, former Head, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway and former Chair, current Adjunct Professor, Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, U.S.
Dr. Magnus earned both her MD and PhD from University of Tromsø in Norway. She worked with Tulane University in the U.S. for 12 years, but has been with University of Oslo since 2011. Magnus has more than 140 publications related to global health, minority health, social determinants of health, and gender differences in chronic diseases. She has a keen interest in academic capacity development in education and research education globally. Magnus has extensive experience with coordination of projects that involve development of capacity in education and research, including scientists and practitioners with different backgrounds. She is currently the Associate Editor of Biology of Sex Differences (impact factor 8.81) , and on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Women’s Health & Gender Based Medicine (2006-current), Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences (2016-current), and Journal of Women’s Health Report (2019- current).