Norwegian participants

Tone Alm Andreassen

Tone Alm Andreassen

Research director for the interdisciplinary Health, Care and Welfare (HOV) program at the Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA). Tone is a social scientist (sociologist) and is project manager for Transitions project. She has worked extensively with user participation and collaboration between professionals and consumer/user organizations, and is also an expert on the Norwegian NAV reform.

 

Per Koren Solvang

Per Koren Solvang

Professor of rehabilitation in the Department of
physiotherapy at HiOA. As a sociologist, he participates in managing the Transitions research team, in addition to supervising Ida Heiaas on the doctoral project interviewing service users. Per has worked with disabled people’s identity and self-understanding, and how rehabilitation services are designed.

 

Ivan Harsløf

Ivan Harløf

Associate professor and vice dean for research at the Faculty of
social sciences, HiOA. He teaches in the international master’s program in social welfare and health policies as well as the master’s program in social work. His interests include comparative welfare research, “active” social policy (activation measures, vocational rehabilitation) and social inequalities in health. Ivan is also the supervisor of the project studying the interaction between health services and NAV.

Unni Sveen

Unni Sveen

Occupational therapist and senior researcher at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Oslo University Hospital. She also works as a professor at HiOA at the Department of Occupational Therapy and orthotics and prosthetics. Unni is a supervisor in the Transitions project. Her main research areas include rehabilitation in people after traumatic brain injury or stroke – how to promote function, activity and participation, as well as heath related quality of life.

Helene Lundgaard Søberg

Helene Lundgaard Søberg

Physiotherapist and senior researcher at the Department of
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Oslo University. She is also an associate professor at the Master’s program in
rehabilitation and habilitation at HiOA. Helene is a supervisor in the Transitions project. She has researched health, function, quality of life and rehabilitation of persons have lived through serious injuries after an accident.

Grace Inga Romsland

Grace Inga Romsland

Academic leader of nursing and researcher at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, and associate professor in the Master’s program of rehabilitation and habilitation at HiOA. Grace is spesialized in Cultural Studies and has her PhD in Medical Anthropology, and patients’ and users’ experiences have been important topics of research. Among other interests she has been working with nursing approaches to rehabilitation and developing of methods for user interaction and interdisciplinarity in practice. Grace is a senior researcher in the Transitions project, and is a supervisor for the project interviewing service users. She is as responsible for project research at Sunnaas  Hospital.

Bjørg Christiansen

Bjørg Christiansen

Professor in the Department of Nursing, HiOA. Bjørg’s research has primarily related to nursing education and vocational fields, with theme learning, knowledge use, professional development and inter-professional cooperation. She is supervisor of the project focusing on professional knowledge and cooperation in rehabilitation.

 


Marte Feiring
Marte Feiring

Associate Professor at HIOA, health department, and head (faglig anvarlig) of a Master programme on rehabilitation and habilitation. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Oslo and is also educated as an occupational therapist. Feiring has lectured and published on welfare services, professions, rehabilitation practices and qualitative methods. Her current research projects cover: civil movements (self-help groups) in mental health services; health policies related to administrative reforms and multidisciplinary practices, and professional knowledge applied by nurses and social workers in hospital rehabilitation.

Mirela SlomicMirela Slomic

PhD research fellow at HiOA. Mirela is studying
interdisciplinary rehabilitation – Particularly experiential and
professional knowledge within interdisciplinary rehabilitation.
She has a background in medicine and international social and
health policy, and has worked in clinical practice and as a medical adviser for the pharmaceutical business with, focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and knowledge. Mirela is also concerned with user and societal factors that are of importance for health.

Ida Heiaas

Ida Heiass

PhD Candidate in Health Science at HiOA. Ida is a sociologist and is interested in the stories that people tell about their lives, close relationships and relationships between body and identity. Previously, she studied stories about surrogacy and family cultures in a chosen segment of society. Ida has been interviewing service users in the Transitions Project, and these interviews will form the basis for her PhD project. The project and the interviews will be about how people experience injury and rehabilitation, and life otherwise – before and after the injury.

Ole Kristian Håvold

Ole Kristian Håvold

PhD fellow at HiOA. Ole’s fellowship and part of the project examines the local implementation of people with traumatic brain injury. He has studied social anthropology and has a master’s degree in public administration from Finland; a project where he compared culture and use of influence among individuals with management responsibilities at hospitals in Norway and Finland. He is particularly concerned with organizational culture and has worked for the Government
Registration Authority for Health in Norway.

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Anne-Stine Bergquist Røberg

Head Nurse at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, and Ph.d.-fellow at Sunnaas sykehus Department of Research, Norway. She holds a master’s degree in Nursing Science from the University of Oslo. Her research interests include rehabilitation, disability, and health policies, and she has contributed to knowledge development on nursing and Traumatic Brain Injuries.

 

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Inger Marie Lid 

Associate professor in the department of physiotherapy, in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, where she teaches philosophy of science and ethics within the master programs. She has a background in theology and ethics, and is involved in several projects on disability research, concerning citizenship, inclusion and equal status in policy and practice. She also heads the research group (Re)habilitation – Individuals, services and society.

Kate Milosavljevic

Kate Milosavljevic

Coordinator for the Transitions project. Kate has a PhD in social anthropology and her research concerns the relationship between professionals, patients, technology and state. She has previously researched prosthetic use and rehabilitation and the development of care technologies for dementia. She provides administrative and academic support to the project managers, researchers and user representative panel, and is the contact person for the project participants.

 

Norwegian Phlegethon network
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