Bjørn Hofmann

Professor II - Centre for Medical Ethics
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Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Health technology
  • Philosophy of medicine
  • (Bio)medical ethics
  • Ethics in health technology assessment
  • Philosophy of health sciences and technology

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Courses taught

  • Medical ethics
  • Philosophy of science
  • Philosophy of medicine and health care (basic concepts)
  • Hva er sykdom [Ethical and epistemological challenges with the concept of disease]

Background

  • Ph.D in philosophy of medicine
  • M.Sc. in biomedical engineering
  • Philosophy and history of ideas

Positions held

  • United Nations Scientific Committee for Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR), member of expert group Attribution of health effects to radiation exposure, 2009-2011.
  • Member of the National Board for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, 2010-14.
  • Member of the Council for The Norwegian University for Science and Technology’s strategic program for medical technology, Trondheim 2009-2013.
  • Member of working group on newborn screening by the Directorate of Health, 2008.
  • Member of the Directorate for Health and Social Affairs, reference group for biopolitical issues (Bioreferansegruppa), 01.07.2007-01.07.2010.
  • Member of working group in EUNETHTA (European Network for HTA Agencies) in the elaboration of a ”core model” for integrating ethics in health technology assessment, 2006.
  • Board member, Ethics program, University of Oslo, 2006-9.

Collaboration

  • EUNETHTA (European Network for HTA Agencies)
  • Working Group on Ethics i International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessments (INAHTA), 2005-

 

Publications

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  • Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2020). New technologies in health care – disrupting practices, professions, and societies?.
  • Bond, Kenneth; Hofmann, Bjørn Morten; Legault, George; Refolo, Pietro; Sacchini, Dario; Sandman, Lars & Wilt, Gert Jan van der (2019). Introduction to Ethics in Health Technology Assessment.
  • Bratlie, Sigrid; Halvorsen, Kristin; Myskja, Bjørn Kåre; Mellegård, Hilde; Bjorvatn, Cathrine; Frost, Petter; Heiene, Gunnar Harald; Hofmann, Bjørn Morten; Holst-Jensen, Arne; Holst-Larsen, Torolf; Malnes, Raino Sverre; Paus, Benedicte; Sandvig, Bente; Sjøli, Sonja Irene; Skarstein, Birgit; Thorseth, May Britt; Vagstad, Nils; Våge, Dag Inge & Borge, Ole Johan (2019). A novel governance framework for GMO : a tiered, more flexible regulation for GMOs would help to stimulate innovation and public debate. EMBO Reports.  ISSN 1469-221X.  s 1- 4 . doi: 10.15252/embr.201947812
  • Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2019). Aktiv biopolitikk ved livets slutt. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening.  ISSN 0029-2001.  139(13) . doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.19.0502
  • Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2019). Artificial ethics for artificial intelligence?.
  • Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2019). Autonomy Lost. Autonomy Regained?.
  • Hofmann, Bjørn Morten (2019). Balancing on the edges of medicine: What is the role of ethics and philosophy?”.

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