Research director for the interdisciplinary Health, Care and Welfare (HOV) program at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet). 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.
sociologist and professor of rehabilitation at the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Health Technology, Oslo Metropolitan University. Solvang has published studies on various themes related to disability and rehabilitation. Among these are strategies applied by professionals assisting disabled people, how accident-injured people manage their new lives, the social structure of the field of rehabilitation, and user participation in research.
Associate professor and vice dean for research at the Faculty of
social sciences, OsloMet. 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.
Occupational therapist and Professor Emerita at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet). She is also Senior researcher at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Oslo University Hospital. Her main research areas include rehabilitation for people after traumatic brain injury or stroke – how to promote function, activity and participation, as well as health related quality of life.
Physiotherapist and senior researcher at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Oslo University Hospital. She is also a professor at the master’s program in Health Sciences at Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet). Helene was a supervisor in the Transitions project. Helene is a supervisor in several PhD projects related to rehabilitation as a process. Her research concerns health, function, quality of life and rehabilitation of people who have lived through serious injuries after an accident.
Associate Professor at OsloMet, 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.
PhD fellow at OsloMet. 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.
Physical therapist and postdoc at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Oslo University Hospital. She is also an associated professor at the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Health Technology, Oslo Metropolitan University. Her main research areas are rehabilitation after trauma, including function, quality of life and coping after trauma, rehabilitation needs, costs related to health and rehabilitation services, and family-centred rehabilitation.