Jarle Breivik

Head of department/Professor - Department of Behavioural Medicine
Associate Dean of Education - Institute of Basic Medical Sciences
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Phone +47-22851114
Mobile phone +47-41441985
Room 2151
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1110 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Research goal

- to explore, challenge and expand the scientific and public understanding of cancer

Background

Jarle Breivik (MD/PhD/EdD) has an academic background that combines basic medical science, science communication, and education management. His work on the evolutionary dynamics of cancer development has received international recognition and includes publications in PNAS, Int. J. Cancer and Adv. Cancer Res. It has also been featured in articles in Scientific American and Wired Magazine, and he has served on scientific review committees for the US National Institute of Health and the European Commission.

Breivik also holds a doctorate (EdD) in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania and currently serves a Assoc. Dean of Education (Utdanningsleder) at Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, responsible for the first two years of the Medical Degree and the Master's program in clinical nutrition at the Faculty of Medicine.

Resumé

  • 2020-        : Head of Department of Behavioural Medicine, Institute for Basic Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo.
  • 2014-        : Associate Dean of Education (Utdanningsleder), Institute for Basic Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo.
  • 2013-        : Professor of Medicine, Institute for Basic Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo.
  • 2012-2014: Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
  • 2012-2014: Ed.D., Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania.
  • 2009-2011: Prof./Associate Dean of PhD Education (Forskerutdanningsleder), Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo.
  • 2004-2009: Prof./Associate Dean of MD/PhD Education (Forskerlinjeleder), Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo.
  • 2000-2004: Post.Doc., Norwegian Radium Hospital.
  • 1996-2000: Ph.D., University of Oslo / National Hospital.
  • 1989-1996: M.D., University of Oslo.
Tags: Cancer, Genetic and epidemiology, Education, Management, Communication, Evolution
Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:34 PM - Last modified May 4, 2021 1:07 PM