- Clinical research in general practice/family medicine: the consultation, communication, risk, drug treatment, effect of acupuncture.
- Social health inequalities.
I teach various courses for medical students related to GP/FM.
Specialist in GP/FM. Clinical work as GP 1981-2020. Specialized also as family therapist, ten years work experience in this field.
PhD in 2002: “Influence of social inequality and self-efficacy on rheumatoid arthritis and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal pain”, Faculty of medicine, University of Oslo.
Professor since 2009.
Head of department of General Practice from 2020.
Leader of editorial committee Journal of Norwegian medical Association.
Member of scientific committee 22nd Nordic Congress of General Practice i Stavanger 2021