Odd Martin Vallersnes

Associate Professor - Department of General Practice
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Mobile phone +4793082583 +47 93082583
Visiting address Legevakten i Oslo (Oslo Accident and Emergency Outpatient Clinic) Storgata 40 0182 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic Interests

  • Primary care emergency medicine
  • Clinical toxicology


  • Teaches medical students on various topics in primary care emergency medicine, clinical toxicology and substance abuse, in modules 5, 6 and 8
  • Continuing medical education courses
  • General practice trainer

Higher education and employment history

  • Consultant general practitioner at the Oslo Accident and Emergency Outpatient Clinic (OAEOC, Legevakten i Oslo) since 2010
  • Scientific coordinator at The Norwegian Research School in General Practice (NAFALM) 2017-2018
  • PhD, University of Oslo, 2017, with the dissertation Acute poisoning by substances abuse in Oslo: epidemiology, outpatient treatment, and follow-up
  • Certified specialist in general practice 2010
  • General practitioner at Stovner Medical Centre in Oslo 2008-2010
  • Registrar/resident at the OAEOC 1998-2008, mainly at the Department of Emergency General Practice, one year at the Accidents and Injuries Department 2002-2003
  • Intern at Østfold Hospital Fredrikstad and the Municipality of Porsanger 1996-1998
  • MD, University of Oslo 1996
  • Undergraduate 1-year course in intellectual history, University of Oslo 1992
  • Undergraduate 1-year course in psychology, University of Oslo 1988

Positions held

  • Council member in The European Academy of Teachers in General Practice/Family Medicine (EURACT)
  • Co-chair of The Norwegian Committee on Education and Specialization in General Practice, a board in the Norwegian College of General Practitioners
Published Feb. 22, 2012 11:20 AM - Last modified Oct. 22, 2020 3:40 PM