Nada Hadzic-Andelic

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Phone +47 22859221
Mobile phone +47 91817910
Visiting address Nedre Ullevål 9 Stjerneblokka 0850 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 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. 



  • Andelic, Nada; Forslund, Marit Vindal; Perrin, Paul B; Sigurdardottir, Solrun; Lu, Juan; Howe, Emilie Isager; Sveen, Unni; Rasmussen, Mari Storli; Søberg, Helene L. & Røe, Cecilie (2020). LONG-TERM FOLLOW-UP OF USE OF THERAPY SERVICES FOR PATIENTS WITH MODERATE-TO-SEVERE TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.  ISSN 1650-1977. . doi: doi: 10.2340/16501977-2662
  • Andelic, Nada; Lu, Juan; Gutenbrunner, Christoph; Nugraha, Boya; Gormley, Mirinda; Søberg, Helene L.; Sveen, Unni; Anke, Audny; Kirkevold, Marit & Røe, Cecilie (2020). Description of health-related rehabilitation service provision and delivery in randomized controlled trials: A topic review. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.  ISSN 1650-1977.  52(8) . doi: Full text in Research Archive.
  • Andelic, Nada; Røe, Cecilie; Brunborg, Cathrine; Zeldovich, Marina; Løvstad, Marianne; Løke, Daniel; Borgen, Ida Maria Henriksen; Voormolen, Daphne; Howe, Emilie; DAHL, HILDE MARGRETE; von Steinbuechel, Nicole; Helseth, Eirik; Røise, Olav; Frisvold, Shirin; Anke, Audny; Skandsen, Toril & Vik, Anne (2020). Frequency of fatigue and its changes in the first 6 months after traumatic brain injury: results from the CENTER-TBI study. Journal of Neurology.  ISSN 0340-5354. . doi: 10.1007/s00415-020-10022-2
  • Arango, Juan Carlos L; Zedovich, Marina; Olabarrieta-Landa, Laiene; Forslund, Marit Vindal; Núñez-Fernández, Silvia; von Steinbuechel, Nicole; Howe, Emilie; Røe, Cecilie & Andelic, Nada (2020). Early Predictors of Employment Status One Year Post Injury in Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury in Europe. Journal of Clinical Medicine.  ISSN 2077-0383.  9(6) . doi: DOI: 10.3390/jcm9062007 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Aza, Alba; Verdugo, Miguel; Ograz, Maria; Andelic, Nada; Fernandez, Maria & Forslund, Marit Vindal (2020). The predictors of proxy- and self-reported quality of life among individuals with acquired brain injury. Disability and Rehabilitation.  ISSN 0963-8288. . doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1803426
  • Feng, Junfeng; van Veen, Ernest; Chun, Yang; Huijben, Jilske A.; Lingsma, Hester F; Gao, Guoyi; jiang, jiyao; Maas, Andrew I. R.; Andelic, Nada; Anke, Audny; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Røe, Cecilie; Røise, Olav; Skandsen, Toril & Vik, Anne (2020). Comparison of Care System and Treatment Approaches for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury in China versus Europe: A CENTER-TBI Survey Study. Journal of Neurotrauma.  ISSN 0897-7151. . doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6900
  • Gravesteijn, BY; Nieboer, Daan; Ercole, Ari; Lingsma, Hester F; Nelson, David; Van Calster, Ben; Steyerberg, Ewout W; Andelic, Nada; Anke, Audny; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Røe, Cecilie; Røise, Olav; Skandsen, Toril & Vik, Anne (2020). Machine learning algorithms performed no better than regression models for prognostication in traumatic brain injury. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.  ISSN 0895-4356. . doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2020.03.005
  • Gravesteijn, BY; Sewalt, C.; Ercole, Ari; Lecky, Fiona; Menon, David; Steyerberg, Ewout W; Maas, AIR; Lingsma, Hester F; Klimek, Magdalena; Vik, Anne; Andelic, Nada; Andreassen, Lasse; Anke, Audny; Lund, Stine Borgen; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Røe, Cecilie; Røise, Olav; Schirmer-Mikalsen, Kari; Sandrød, Oddrun; Åkerlund, Cecilia; Adams, Hadie; Amrein, Krisztina; Audibert, Gerard; Azzolini, Maria Luisa; Bartels, Ronald; Beer, Ronny; Bellander, Bo- Michael; Benali, Habib; Berardino, Maurizio; Beretta, Lorenzo; Blaabjerg, Morten; Brorsson, Camilla; Buki, Andras; Cabeleira, Manuel; Caccioppola, Alessio; Calappi, Emiliana; Calvi, Maria Rosa; Cameron, Peter; Carbayo, L; Carbonara, Marco; Castaño-León, Ana M.; Chevallard, Giorgio; Chieregato, Arturo; Citerio, Giuseppe; Coburn, Mark; Coles, J.; Cooper, J.; Correia, M. & Cnossen, M. (2020). Variation in the practice of tracheal intubation in Europe after traumatic brain injury: a prospective cohort study. Anaesthesia.  ISSN 0003-2409.  75(1), s 45- 53 . doi: 10.1111/anae.14838 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Gravesteijn, BY; Sewalt, Charlie; Ercole, Ari; Akerlund, Cecilia; Nelson, David; Maas, Andrew IR; Menon, David; Lingsma, Hester F; Steyerberg, Ewout W; Andelic, Nada; Anke, Audny; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Røe, Cecilie; Røise, Olav; Skandsen, Toril & Vik, Anne (2020). Toward a New Multi-Dimensional Classification of Traumatic Brain Injury: A Collaborative European NeuroTrauma Effectiveness Research for Traumatic Brain Injury Study. Journal of Neurotrauma.  ISSN 0897-7151. . doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6764.

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  • Andelic, Nada; Sigurdardottir, Solrun & Tenovuo, Olli (2020). Rehabilitation After Severe TBI. In: Sundstrøm T., Grande PO., Luoto T., Roselund C., Unden J., Western K. (eds) Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.. Springer, Cham.  ISBN 978-3-030-39383-0.  9 s.

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Published Aug. 28, 2012 11:12 AM - Last modified Aug. 9, 2018 11:27 AM