Public Defences

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Time and place: Jan. 30, 2020 1:15 PM, Gamle Festsal, Sentrum

Master Dagmara Bossy at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Individualized fellowship? Competing logics of group-based self-management support for long-term conditions” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Jan. 30, 2020 1:15 PM, Grønt auditorium, Laboratoriebygningen 25, Ullevål sykehus

M.Phil. Sara Rivenes Lafontan at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Using new fetal heart rate monitoring technology - Experiences and perceptions among skilled birth attendants and laboring women in Tanzania” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Feb. 3, 2020 1:15 PM, Rødt auditorium, Rikshospitalet

MD Wai Phyo Aung at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Diabetes mellitus in Yangon Region, Myanmar. Urban-rural difference in prevalence, trends and associated factors” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Jan. 24, 2020 1:15 PM, Diakonhjemmet sykehus, Psykisk helse Vinderen, auditoriet 1 etg.,

Cand.med. Anette Bakkane Bendixen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Anxiety symptoms among older adults in specialist mental health services” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Jan. 22, 2020 1:15 PM, Ullevål sykehus, Midtblokken 6, store auditorium

Master Bezawit Temesgen Sima at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Tuberculosis control challenges and opportunities in the pastoralist communities: the case of Kereyu of Ethiopia” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Jan. 17, 2020 1:00 PM, Ullevål sykehus, Auditoriet øyeavdelingen

MSc. RN Marianne Fjose at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Family challenges in the palliative phase of an elderly family member suffering from cancer.” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2019 1:15 PM, Grønt auditorium, labbygget 25, Ullevål Sykehus

MD Siri Marie Solbakken at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Hip fracture incidence and mortality: The impact of season, health status and urbanization” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Dec. 9, 2019 1:15 PM, Grønt auditorium, Laboratoriebygget 25, Ullevål sykehus

MD Soheir Hassan Ahmed at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among Somalis living in Norway and Somaliland” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Dec. 6, 2019 1:30 PM, Auditoriet, Fredrik Holsts Hus, Ullevål

MD Marianne Bollestad Tjørhom at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Urinary Tract Infections in General Practice - Diagnostic strategies, bacteriology, and treatment options for multi-resistant bacteria” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Nov. 29, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditoriet, Fredrik Holsts Hus

Cand.med Torunn Bjerve Eide at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “General practitioners´ and patients´ experiences and expectations. A comparative study from Norwegian and Nordic general practice; The Quality and Costs of Primary Care in Europe (QUALICOPC) study.” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Nov. 25, 2019 1:15 PM, Blått auditorium, Rikshospitalet

Cand.med. Stine Fossum at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Long-term cardiovascular risk in women with a history of hyperemesis gravidarum” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Nov. 14, 2019 1:00 PM, Store Auditorium, Akershus universitetssykehus HF, Lørenskog

MSc Aleidis Skard Brandrud at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Learning about the conditions for improvement and excellent care from high performing clinical networks” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Nov. 1, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditorium i Forskningsbygget, Radiumhospitalet

MD Sameer Bhargava at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Mammographic screening among immigrant women in Norway; disparities in attendance and selected screening outcomes” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Oct. 7, 2019 1:15 PM, Grønt auditorium, Rikshospitalet

MSc Trygve Johannes Lereim Sævareid at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Advance care planning in nursing homes – A mixed methods study of a complex intervention using a whole-ward approach” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 25, 2019 1:15 PM, Store auditorium, midtblokken, Ullevål sykehus

MD Afiong Oku at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Childhood Vaccination Communication in Nigeria: A qualitative study” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 9, 2019 1:15 PM, Grønt auditorium, Rikshospitalet

MSc Rebecka Norman at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Measuring nursing practice in Norwegian nursing homes. Identification, modifications and evaluation of instruments.” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Aug. 28, 2019 1:15 PM, Runde auditorium, Domus Medica tilbygg

Mphil, MA Jayson Olav Jore Swanson at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “The right care, in the right place, at the right time? Three empirical essays on the effects of healthcare reforms within the primary-secondary care interface” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: June 26, 2019 1:15 PM, Runde auditorium, Domus Medica

Dipl.Psych. Yvonne Anne Michel at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Methodological challenges when measuring and valuing health” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: June 14, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditoriet, Statens arbeidsmiljøinstitutt

MSc Hilde Pettersen Notø at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Dust Exposure among European Cement Production Workers. Determinants of Thoracic Aerosol Exposure and Relationships between Different Aerosol Fractions.” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: June 12, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditorium 13, Domus Medica

Cand.med. Geir Hiller Holom at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Private for-profit hospitals in a tax-based universal health system” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: June 6, 2019 1:15 PM, Auditoriet, Fredrik Holst Hus

Cand.med. Guri Aarseth at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “The language of work disability. A study of medical certificates written by Norwegian general practitioners.” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: June 6, 2019 1:15 PM, Store auditorium, Ullevål sykehus (Midtblokken)

M.Sc. Alka Rani Goyal at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Anxiety in people with dementia: A common, but unidentified and underestimated, condition” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: June 5, 2019 1:15 PM, Grønt Auditorium, Bygg 25, Ullevål

Cand.san. Anette Hansen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Managing the Psychosocial Needs of Older Home-Dwelling Persons with Dementia - from the Perspectives of Health Care Professionals” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: June 3, 2019 12:15 PM, Rødt Auditorium, Laboratoriebygget, Ullevål sykehus

MD Nilam Shakeel at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Depressive symptoms in pregnant and postpartum women. The role of ethnicity, level of integration, and physical activity—the STORK–Groruddalen population-based cohort study” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: May 27, 2019 1:15 PM, Store auditorium, Rikshospitalet

MSc Hanneke Pot at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Global norms and local brokers: an ethnography of an international NGO project to ‘reduce teenage pregnancies’ in rural Malawi” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).