Camilla Grøver Aukrust

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Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1089 Blindern 0318 Oslo

This Phd project spans six years and will be conducted in combination with 50% clinical work at Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital. The Phd is connected to the Department for Community Medicine and Global Health and focuses on pediatric hydrocephalus in Malawi.

Academic interests

Camilla G. Aukrust has education within nursing and has worked at the neurosurgical high dependency unit at Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital, since 2007. Her Phd project is concerned with the neurosurgical diagnosis pediatric hydrocephalus in Malawi.

  • Global health
  • Global neurosurgery
  • Global surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Competence improvements
  • Public health
  • Health services research


  • Cand.Mag in history of ideas, UiO
  • Bachelor in nursing, Diakonova college 
  • M.Phil in International Community Health, UiO

Scholarships/Semester abroad

  • Fulbright scholarship (spring 2022)
  • Visiting graduate student at Harvard Medical School, Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (spring 2022)


  • Winner of the photo contest on the annual PhD conference, arranged by the research school for global health, 2020
  • Second prize winner of “Best Poster” at the Global Health Norway Conference in Bergen, 2019
  • Nominated for the prize; best master thesis related to the UN sustainable developmental goals at the University of Oslo, 2019

Positions held

  • Nurse co-lead in the Global Neurosurgery Committee/World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (2021-2023)


Department of global health, Oslo University Hospital 



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Published Dec. 17, 2019 2:40 PM - Last modified Aug. 16, 2022 10:30 PM