Nada Hadzic-Andelic

Adjunct Professor - Departement of Nursing Science
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Phone +47 22859221
Mobile phone +47 91817910
Visiting address Nedre Ullevål 9 Stjerneblokka 0850 Oslo
Postal address Pb 1089 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Research interests:

  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and Multiple trauma
  • Consequences and quality of life after trauma and patient needs
  • Rehabilitation trajectories - early and late multidisciplinary rehabilitation and vocational rehabilitation after trauma
  • Consequences of rehabilitation in a health economic perspective
  • Muscoloskeletal disorders

Work Experience:

  • Prof. II, CHARM, UiO from April 1, 2018.
  • Head of Research and Development, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oslo University Hospital (OUH) from June, 2015
  • Postdoctoral research fellow/researcher in CHARM, 2012-2018
  • Head Physician in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, OUH from 2005.
  • Previously worked at Sunnaas Hospital HF; Norwegian Sports Medicine Institute; NAV; Østfold Hospital HF; Health Møre og Romsdal HF; Reumatism hospital, Haugesund and the Igalo Institute, Montenegro.


  • PhD, Faculty of Medicine, UiO, 2010
  • Specialist i physical medicine and rehabilitation, 1998
  • Norwegian physician licence, 1996
  • Cand. Med., Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade, 1982

Additional roles:

  • Guest editor in Frontiers in Neurology (2018); Behavioural Neurology (2016) and J Rehab. Medicine (2012)
  • Member of Editorial board Brain Injury Professional
  • Member of Research Council, Division of Clinical Neuroscience, OUH
  • Leader of OUH research group Rehabilitation after trauma and Oslo Traumatic Brain Injury Outcome and Rehabilitation Research Network (OBIOR)
  • Member of Rehabilitation Council, Health Sør-Øst, 2010-2014


Researchers at OUH and UiO; OsloMet, Work Research Institute; Sunnaas Hospital HF; Sørlandet Hospital HF; Haukeland University Hospital; St. Olav Hospital; University Hospital Nord-Norge; NAV, Fagsenter for Hjelpemidler og tilrettelegging.

Researchers in the EU project CENTER-TBI, which includes 60 institution from 20 countries in Europa. In addition, Rigshospitalet, Glostrup, Denmark; Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center BOMI Roskilde, Denmark; Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA; University of Gottingen, Germany; BioCruces Health Research Institute, Cruces University Hospital, Barakaldo, Spain; University of Salamanca, Salamaca, Spain; University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA; Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia. 



  • Borgen, Ida Maria Henriksen; Røe, Cecilie; Brunborg, Cathrine; Tenovuo, Olli; Azouvi, Philippe; Dawes, Helen; Majdan, Marek; Ranta, Jukka; Rusnak, Martin; Wiegers, E; Tverdal, Cathrine Buaas; Jacob, Louis; Cogne, Melanie; von Steinbuechel, Nicole; Andelic, Nada; Andreassen, Lasse; Anke, Audny; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Røise, Olav; Skandsen, Toril & Vik, Anne (2021). Care transitions in the first 6 months following traumatic brain injury: Lessons from the CENTER-TBI study. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.  ISSN 1877-0657. . doi: 10.1016/ Show summary
  • DAHL, HILDE MARGRETE; Andelic, Nada; Løvstad, Marianne; Holthe, Ingvil Laberg; Hestnes, Morten; Diseth, Trond H & Myhre, Mia Cathrine (2021). Epidemiology of traumatic brain injury in children 15 years and younger in South-Eastern Norway in 2015–16. Implications for prevention and follow-up needs. European journal of paediatric neurology.  ISSN 1090-3798.  31, s 70- 77 . doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2021.02.002
  • Forslund, Marit; Perrin, Paul B; Sigurdardottir, Solrun; Howe, Emilie; Van Walsem, Marleen Regina; Arango, Juan Carlos L; Lu, Juan; Aza, Alba; JERSTAD, TONE; Røe, Cecilie & Andelic, Nada (2021). Health-Related Quality of Life Trajectories across 10 Years after Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in Norway. Journal of Clinical Medicine.  ISSN 2077-0383. . doi: 10.3390/jcm10010157
  • Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Howe, Emilie; Andelic, Nada; Brunborg, Cathrine; Sveen, Unni; Røe, Cecilie; Rike, Per-Ola; Olsen, Alexander; Spjelkavik, Øystein; Ugelstad, Helene; Lu, Juan; Ponsford, Jennie; Twamley, Elizabeth & Hellstrøm, Torgeir (2021). Cognitive and vocational rehabilitation after mild-to-moderate traumatic brain injury: A randomised controlled trial. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.  ISSN 1877-0657. . doi: 10.1016/
  • Fure, Silje Christine Reistad; Howe, Emilie; Spjelkavik, Øystein; Røe, Cecilie; Rike, Per-Ola; Olsen, Alexander; Ponsford, Jennie; Andelic, Nada & Løvstad, Marianne (2021). Post-concussion symptoms three months after mild-to-moderate TBI: characteristics of sick-listed patients referred to specialized treatment and consequences of intracranial injury. Brain Injury.  ISSN 0269-9052. . doi: 10.1080/02699052.2021.1953593
  • Graves, Whitney C.; Oyesanya, Tolu O.; Gormley, Mirinda; Røe, Cecilie; Andelic, Nada; Seel, Ronald T. & Lu, Juan (2021). Pre- and in-hospital mortality for moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injuries: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank (2008-2014). Brain Injury.  ISSN 0269-9052.  35(3), s 265- 274 . doi: 10.1080/02699052.2021.1873419
  • Hellstrøm, Torgeir; Andelic, Nada; de Lange, Ann-Marie Glasø; Helseth, Eirik; Eiklid, Kristin Louise & Westlye, Lars Tjelta (2021). Apolipoprotein ɛ4 Status and Brain Structure 12 Months after Mild Traumatic Injury: Brain Age Prediction Using Brain Morphometry and Diffusion Tensor Imaging. Journal of Clinical Medicine.  ISSN 2077-0383. . doi: 10.3390/jcm10030418 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Nugraha, Boya; Andelic, Nada; Søberg, Helene L.; Engen, Grace; Kirkevold, Marit; Røe, Cecilie & Gutenbrunner, Christoph (2021). Towards standardized reporting of service organization in rehabilitation for clinical trials. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.  ISSN 1650-1977. . doi: 10.2340/16501977-2842.
  • Rasmussen, Mari Storli; Hadzic-Andelic, Nada; Pripp, Are Hugo; Nordenmark, Tonje Haug & Søberg, Helene Lundgaard (2021). The effectiveness of a family-centred intervention after traumatic brain injury: A pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation.  ISSN 0269-2155. . doi: 10.1177/02692155211010369
  • Søberg, Helene Lundgaard; Hadzic-Andelic, Nada; Langhammer, Birgitta; Tamber, Anne-Lise; Bruusgaard, Kari A. & Kleffelgård, Ingerid (2021). EFFECT OF VESTIBULAR REHABILITATION ON CHANGE IN HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN PATIENTS WITH DIZZINESS AND BALANCE PROBLEMS AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.  ISSN 1650-1977. . doi: 10.2340/16501977-2823

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