Espen Dietrichs

Adjunct Professor - Department of Neurology
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Mobile phone +47 90593107
Visiting address OUS Rikshospitalet Sognsvannsveien 20 0372 Oslo
Postal address OUS, Rikshospitalet Postboks 4950 Nydalen 0424 Oslo

Academic interests

Movement disorders, including Parkinson's Disease, dystonia, cerebellar ataxia and tremor. General neurology, neuroanatomy.

Courses taught

Neurology for Medical students


  • Cand. med. (MD) 1982, University of Oslo
  • Dr. med. (Ph.D.) 1982, University of Oslo (experimental neurobiology/neuroanatomy on on cerebellar circuits)
  • Authorized specialist in clinical neurology, 1995
  • Professor of Neurology, University of Oslo since 1997
  • Director/Head of Department, Department of Neurology, Rikshospitalet (The National Hospital) from 2002
  • Director/Head of Department, Department of Neurology, Oslo University Hospital since 2010


The National Norwegian Book Award (Brageprisen) 1995

Positions held

  • President, The Norwegian Neurological Association 2000-2004
  • President, The Scandinavian Neurological Association 2001-2004
  • Board Member, The Movement Disorder Society/European Section 2005-2009
  • Vice-President, The Scandinavian Movement Disorder Society 2008-


Broad national and international collaboration 

Tags: Movement disorders, Neurology
Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:53 PM - Last modified May 27, 2011 4:02 PM