Kåre Inge Birkeland

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Phone +47 23071181
Mobile phone +47 92830675
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Visiting address OUS Rikshospitalet Sognsvannsveien 20 0372 Oslo
Postal address OUS, Rikshospitalet Postboks 4950 Nydalen 0424 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Diabetes, clinical and mechanistic studies
  • Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome
  • Laboratory endocrinology

Courses taught

  • Diabetes and thyroid diseases
  • Medical effects of doping
  • PBL teaching

Background

  • MD in 1983
  • PhD in 1995
  • Certified specialist in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology in 1997
  • Clinical work at the Department of Internal Medicine, Bærum Hospital and Department of Endocrinology, Aker Hospital / Oslo University Hospital
  • Research at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo
  • Laboratory work and doping control analysis at the Hormone Laboratory , Aker Hospital / Oslo University Hospital
  • Management experience as Director of Research at the University Hospital, Head  of Faculty Division at Aker University Hospital and Head of Department at the Department of Endocrinology, Oslo University Hospital

Honors

  • The Medical Consultative Board, the Norwegian Diabetes Association, Chairman 2010-
  • Member of the board, Scandinavian Society for the Study of Diabetes, 2014-
  • Member of the Prosecution Committee, Anti-Doping Norway, 2010-
  • Member of the National Council for Diabetes, Directorate of Health, 2013-
  • The Norwegian Society of Endocrinology, Chairman 2009-2011
  • Member of Council, European Association for the Study of Diabetes, 2011-14

Collaborations

  • Oslo Diabetes Research Centre (Several Groups)
  • Prof. Christian Drevon, Dep. of nutrition, University of Oslo
  • Prof. Jørgen Jensen, Norwegian University of Sports
  • Prof. Rolf Jorde, University of Tromsø
  • Prof. Marit Graue, University College of Bergen
  • Prof. Leif Groop, Lund Diabetes Centre, Sweden
  • Prof. Hertzel Gerstein, McMaster University, Toronto, Canada

 

Tags: Diabetes and hormones
Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:54 PM - Last modified May 19, 2015 11:40 AM