Marit Kirkevold

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Phone +47 22850569
Visiting address Forskningsveien 2b 0373 Oslo
Postal address Pb 1089 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Personal experiences related to living with illness, poor health, aging, treatment og care among patients and families
  • Psychosocial adjustment and coping related to chronic illness and aging
  • Developing complex interventions, with particular focus on nursing care and rehabilitation
  • Nursing theories and theory development
  • Qualitative and mixed methods

Courses taught

  • Master of nursing science
  • Master of Advanced practice geriatric nursing
  • Nursing theories and - philosophy
  • Mixed methods


  • Fulbrightscholar and guest researcher at School of Nursing, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1997-98
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), Columbia University, New York, 1989
  • Master of Education (M.Ed.) and Master of Arts (M.A.) , Columbia University, New York, 1986
  • Bachelor of Nursing Science, Long Island University, New York, 1984
  • Nursing Education, Ullevål School of Nursing, 1981

Positions held

  • Expert panel, Academy of Finland
  • Expert panel, Högskoleverket, Sweden
  • Member of  Regional Education Advisory Group,
  • Professor II, Instituteof PublicHealth, University of Århus, Denmark


A number of researchers nationally and internationally, particularly in Denmark, Sweden, England and Australia.

Tags: Ageing, Nordic
Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:45 PM - Last modified May 31, 2016 3:41 PM