The committees

Local organising committee
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Professor Bente Elisabeth Moen

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Dr. Thorkild Tylleskär

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Tore Sætersal

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Anne Berit Kolmannskog

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Marianne Austevoll Tiege

Gunhild Koldal

Local scientific committee
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Professor Esperanza Diaz

Dr. Esperanza Diaz is a professor at the department of Global Public Health and Primary Care. Her main focus is on immigrant health.

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Dr. Kurt Hanevik

Dr. Kurt Hanevik is a medical doctor and a specialist in infectious diseases. He is involved in research on Giardia and Cryptosporidium diagnostics, epidemiology and immunology.

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Tore Sætersdal

Tore Sætersdal is a deputy director and academic coordinator for Global Challenges. He has experience in water and society.

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Associate Professor Ana Lorena Ruano

Ana Lorena Ruano is a qualitative researcher using a rights-based approach to understand equity in health, marginalized communities, particularly indigenous people, and participation in the health system.

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Professor Siri Gloppen

Siri Gloppen is the director of the Centre on Law & Social Transformation. Her research focus lies in the intersection between law and politics.

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Professor Kjell Arne Johansson

Kjell Arne Johansson is a professor of medical ethics and philosophy of science and as a physician in the field of drug addiction. His key competencies are population ethics and distributive implications of health care, including economic evaluations, equality of health outcomes and financial risk protection.

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Professor Ingunn Marie S. Engebretsen

Dr. Ingunn Marie S. Engebretsen is a expert in global mental health, reproductive health, child health and nutrition. She has several projects focusing on mental child health, nutrition and preventing mother-to-child HIV transmission.

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Associate Professor Wenche Dageid

Wenche Dageid is a professor at the Department of Health Promotion and Development. She has special competence in health psychology, HIV/AIDS, resilience, development and health promotion.

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Professor Ingvild Fossgard Sandøy

Dr. Ingvild Fossgard Sandøy has her expertise in HIV-epidemiology and prevention, sexual and reproductive health in LMICs, social epidemiology and global public health.

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Professor Karen Marie Moland

Karen Marie Moland is a professor at the department for Global Public Health and Primary Care. Her competencies are global health policy in local contexts, health service utilisation and provision, gender, culture and maternal health, and adolescent reproductive health and rights.

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Professor Rebecca Jane Cox Brokstad

Rebecca Jane Cox Brokstad is a virus expert and is the leader of the influenza centre at the University of Bergen.

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Dr. Hans Flaatten

Dr. Hans Flatten is a specialist in anesthesiology. His research include adverse events after spinal anesthesia, adverse events in the ICU, quality management and improvement in the ICU and more.

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Dr. Morten Lund-Johansen

Dr. Morten Lund-Johansen is a head physician in Neurosurgery at Haukeland University Hospital, and is responsible for providing Ethiopia with 35 specialist who can perform brain surgery.


Dr. Håkon Angell Bolkan

Dr Håkon Angell Bolkan main research focus is in providing solutions to increase access to surgical services in low-income countries. He was apart of establishing CapaCare, an organisation focused on medical training in areas lacking this competence.

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Professor Bente Elisabeth Moen

Professor Bente Elisabeth Moen is the director at the Centre for International Health and Global Challenges. Moen has a special competence in Neurotoxicology and her main interest is global health.

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Dr. Thorkild Tylleskär

Dr. Thorkild Tylleskär is a pediatrician and professor in International Health. His focus is on child health in a global perspective, nutrition, HIV and health informatics.

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Kårstein Måseide

Kårstein Måseide is a research coordinator at Centre for Climate and Energy Transformation (CET). Måseide also has a background in control of infectious diseases and tumor physiology.

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Nancy Birungi

Nancy Birungi is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Bergen with research focus on oral health. Her current research project is on caries experience and oral health related quality of life in HIV-1 exposed uninfected children in Uganda.

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Professor Tehmina Mustafa

Dr. Tehmina Mustafa is a specialist in both pulmonary and internal medicine. Her expertise in various aspects of tuberculosis including epidemiological, clinical and basic laboratory research on immunology, pathology and diagnosis of disease.

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Professor Harleen Grewal

Dr. Harleen Grewal is a professor of Microbiology and Global Health. She is leading the international research programme RESPNOR against antibiotic resistance. She has  also done research on diarrhoeal and respiratory pathogens, and on tuberculosis.

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Associate Professor Kristine Mørch

Dr. Kristine Mørch is a doctor and works with tropical infectious diseases. Current research projects focuses on airway- and urine-infections in primary care health services, and antibiotic use and infections.

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Associate Professor Ragnhild Dybdahl

Raghnild Dybdahl is rooted in clinical psychology and psychology, and works with global health, war trauma, crisis, management and development among others.

Extended Scientific Committee

Submission Reviewers

Christian Lengeler, Professor

Dr. Frantisek Stejskal

Dr. Françoise Gay-Andrieu

Esther Jurgens

Dr. Marco Albonico

Miriam Navarro Beltrá

Dr. Charlotta Rydgård

Anne Matthews, Professor

Dr. Carsten Köhler

Dr. Karel Gyselinck

Katrini Kadroen

Tiina Hirvioja, Doctoral Student

Dr. Miriam Orcutt

Gunilla Kulla, Associate professor

Dawit Shawel Abebe, Associate professor


Dr. Mike Zangenberg

Dr Koert Ritmeijer

Dr. Aamir J Khan

Dr. Lut Lynen

Dr. Bernadette Nirmal Kumar

Dr. Upendra Bhojani

Dr. Bruno Marchal

Dr. Veerle Vanlerberghe

Dr. Tom Decroo

Dr. Liselotte Hardy

Dr. Helena Nordenstedt

Dr. Pascal Magnussen

Dr. Troels Lillebæk

Dr. Philippe van de Perre

Dr. Jean-Pierre Molès

Dr. Ed Zijlstra

Dr. Tehmina Mustafa

Dr. Kristine Mørch

Dr. Øystein Haarklau Johansen

Dr. Andreas Mårtensson

Dr. Larissa Otero

Dr. Marianne van der Sande

Dr. Flemming Konradsen

Dr. Nina Langeland

Dr. Paul Bossyns

Dr. Véronique Zinnen

Dr. Antonieta Medina-Lara

Felipe Sere

Dr. Sara Van Belle

Dr. Susanna Mayhew

Arne H. Eide

Dr. Jeremy Lauer

Bjarne Robberstad

Dr. Christiane Horwood

Aline Labat

Max Petzold

Elisabeth Paul

Dr. Leon Bijlmakers

Dr. Eva Gerdts

Dr. Ragnhild Dybdahl

Dr. Cecilie Svanes

Catherine Schwinger

Dr. Jutta Dierkes

Anne Hatløy

Dr. Göran Bondjers

Dr. Stefaan Van Bastelaere

Anneli Eriksson

Dr. Jenny Löfgren

Dr. Johan von Schreeb

Marleen Bosmans

Dr. Samuel Van Steirteghem

Dr. Hallvard Reigstad


Dr. Sadhbh Lee

Dr. Lars-Åke Persson

Ola Andersson

Dr. James K. Tumwine

Dr. Frederik Frøen

Dr. Jon Øyvind Odland

Dr. Per Ashorn

Astrid Blystad

Dr. Jose Martines

Dr. Johanne Sundby

Dr. Geir Gunnlaugsson

Dr. Mats Målqvist

Dr. Suman Rijal

Dr. Bjørn Iversen

Dr. Jean-Pierre Van Geertruyen

Graziella van den Bergh

Dr. Marc-Alain Widdowson

Dimitri Renmans

Dr. Koen Peeters

Dr. Magne Bråtveit

Dr. Bernhard Fleischer

Dr. Klara Sondén

Dr. Josè Muñoz