2021

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Time and place: Oct. 22, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Susanne Hyllestad at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Drinking water and public health: Prevention, detection and response to waterborne outbreaks in Norway” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2021 10:45 AM, Zoom

MD Trygve Thorn Skonnord at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Acupuncture for acute, non-specific low back pain – an electronic randomised, controlled multicentre trial” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Oct. 1, 2021 11:15 AM, Zoom

Cand.med. Trine Holt Edwin at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Trajectories and risk factors of dementia progression” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 16, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Bosena Tebeje Gashaw at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Intimate Partner Violence in Pregnancy in Ethiopia” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Sep. 3, 2021 10:15 AM, Zoom

MSc Heather Menzies Munthe-Kaas at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis "Exploring the development of the GRADE-CERQual and TRANSFER approaches to enhance accountability for reasonableness in evidence-informed decision-making processes" for the degree of Dr.Philos. (Doctor Philosophiae). 

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Time and place: Aug. 18, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Mari Storli Rasmussen at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “It’s a family experience – improving patient and family functioning after traumatic brain injury. A randomized controlled trial of a family-centred intervention” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: June 25, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

RN, MNSc Ina Marie Thon Aamodt at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Telemonitoring in Heart failure to support Self-care. Perspectives of patients and health care professionals” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: June 18, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD Ingvild Vik at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Treatment of uncomplicated lower urinary tract infections in adult non-pregnant women in primary care” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: June 17, 2021 4:15 PM, Zoom

Cand.med. Kristin Ranheim Randel at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis "Faecal testing or sigmoidoscopy for colorectal cancer screening? Baseline results from a randomised trial" for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor). 

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Time and place: June 16, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MPhil Nianggajia  at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Patients of Tibetan Medicine in Multiethnic Rebgong: Exploring Locality, Trust, and Culture” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: June 8, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD Ingun Toftemo at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Childhood obesity in a multiethnic society. Early life risk factors and communication with parents for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: June 4, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Caroline Farsjø Aure at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Technology-mediated patient engagement in nutrition care. Opportunities for early intervention to support health and independence in old age for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: May 27, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD Heidi Lidal Fidjeland at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Follow-up of cancer patients in general practice for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: May 26, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Master of Modelling and Data Analysis Yunsung Lee at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Human aging, DNA methylation, and telomere length: Investigating indices of biological aging for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: May 20, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Fikadu Balcha Hailu at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis A nurse-led diabetes self-management education (DSME) program in Ethiopia: Does it work? Effects on Clinical, Behavioral, and Psychosocial Outcomes for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: May 7, 2021 10:15 AM, Zoom

Mphil Ge Ge at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Essays in experimental health economics for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: May 3, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MD Ulf Sundin at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Magnetic resonance imaging in early rheumatoid arthritis – Evaluation of treatment response and prediction of future disease course for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Apr. 30, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MPhil Gloria Traina at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis The relevance of personal health responsibility for priority setting in Norwegian healthcare - Three empirical studies for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Apr. 28, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Birgitte Lawaetz Myhrvold at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Prognostic models for neck pain for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Apr. 23, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Mphil Maren Olene Kloster at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Navigating a contested field. Reproductive health and NGO practices in Malawi for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Apr. 23, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Ingrid Skaaret at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Children with Cerebral Palsy: The impact of Ankle-Foot Orthoses on Gait Function after Lower Limb Surgery for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Apr. 22, 2021 2:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Natalia Justyna Kunst at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Evidence and uncertainty in an iterative decision-making framework in health and medicine for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Apr. 20, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Cand. polit. Turid Kristin Bigum Sundar at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Young & Overweight - adolescents' experiences from an internet-based intervention to promote physical activity and quality of life. for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

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Time and place: Mar. 24, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

MSc Yohannes Ejigu Tsehay at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy: Role of ART in adverse pregnancy outcome, infant growth and maternal health for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).

Time and place: Mar. 4, 2021 12:15 PM, Zoom

Mphil Christina Hansen Edwards at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis Economic Consequences of Elevated BMI in Norway for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).