Bilde av Johansen, May-Lill
Bilde av Johansen, May-Lill
General Practice Research Unit in Tromsø may-lill.johansen@uit.no +4777646937 92289267 Tromsø MH L10.232

May-Lill Johansen


Associate Professor

Job description

Associate Professor at the Department for Community Medicine.

Director of The Research Unit for General Practice at UiT.

Coordinator for the primary care placements for medical students at UiT.


  • Sally Warmington, May-Lill Johansen, Hamish Wilson :
    Identity construction in medical student stories about experiences of disgust in early nursing home placements: A dialogical narrative analysis
    BMJ Open 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • May-Lill Johansen, Bente Ervik :
    Talking together in rural palliative care: a qualitative study of interprofessional collaboration in Norway
    BMC Health Services Research 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anne Helen Hansen, May-Lill Johansen :
    Personal continuity of GP care and outpatient specialist visits in people with type 2 diabetes: A cross-sectional survey
    PLOS ONE 25. October 2022 DOI
  • Bente Ervik, Birgit Brøndbo, May-Lill Johansen :
    Adapting and Going the Extra Mile: A Qualitative Study of Palliative Care in Rural Northern Norway from the Perspective of Healthcare Providers
    Cancer Nursing 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ann Dorrit Guassora, May-Lill Johansen, Kirsti Malterud :
    Agenda navigation in consultations covering multiple topics. A qualitative case study from general practice
    Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Hamish Wilson, Sally Warmington, May-Lill Johansen :
    Experience-based learning: Junior medical students’ reflections on end-of-life care
    Medical Education 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Linda Hamrin Nesby, May-Lill Johansen :
    Why do we read illness stories? Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air (2016) read in the light of Rita Felski
    Tidsskrift for forskning i sygdom og samfund 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • May-Lill Johansen, Bente Ervik :
    Teamwork in primary palliative care: general practitioners’ and specialised oncology nurses’ complementary competencies
    BMC Health Services Research 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Knut Arne Holtedahl, Benedicte Scheel, May-Lill Johansen :
    General practitioners' participation in cancer treatment in Norway
    Rural and remote health 2018 ARKIV / DOI
  • Paul Worley, Ian Couper, Roger Strasser, Lisa Graves, Beth-Ann Cummings, Richard J. Woodman et al.:
    A typology of longitudinal integrated clerkships
    Medical Education 2016 DOI
  • May-Lill Johansen, Mette Bech Risør :
    What is the problem with medically unexplained symptoms for GPs? A meta-synthesis of qualitative studies
    Patient Education and Counseling 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Maja Wilhelmsen, Kjersti Lillevoll, Mette Bech Risør, Ragnhild Sørensen Høifødt, May-Lill Johansen, Knut Waterloo et al.:
    Motivation to persist with internet-based cognitive behavioural treatment using blended care: a qualitative study
    BMC Psychiatry 2013 ARKIV / DOI
  • May-Lill Johansen, Knut A. Holtedahl, Carl Edvard Rudebeck :
    How does the thought of cancer arise in a general practice consultation? Interviews with GPs
    Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 2012 DOI
  • May-Lill Johansen, Knut A. Holtedahl, Anette Sofie Davidsen, Carl Edvard Rudebeck :
    'I deal with the small things': The doctor-patient relationship and professional identity in GPs' stories of cancer care
    Health 2012 DOI
  • May-Lill Johansen, Knut A. Holtedahl, Carl Edvard Rudebeck :
    A doctor close at hand: How GPs view their role in cancer care
    Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 2010 DOI
  • Knut A. Holtedahl, B Bø, AH Hansen, anne Hensrud, ML Johansen, May-Lill Johansen et al.:
    Studentundervisning i allmennmedisinsk ferdighetslaboratorium
    Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 1999
  • May-Lill Johansen, Maria Fredriksen Kvamme :
    https://afenord.no/
    2021
  • Bente Ervik, May-Lill Johansen :
    Palliasjon i distriktskommuner
    2018
  • Bente Ervik, May-Lill Johansen :
    Rural Palliative care - How to Improve Service ?
    2017
  • May-Lill Johansen, Knut A. Holtedahl, Carl Edvard Rudebeck :
    How does the thought of cancer arise in a general practice consultation?
    2013
  • May-Lill Johansen, Knut A. Holtedahl, Carl Edvard Rudebeck :
    How does the thought of cancer arise during a GP-consultation?
    2013
  • May-Lill Johansen, Knut A. Holtedahl, Anette Sofie Davidsen, Carl Edvard Rudebeck :
    The doctor-patient relationship and professional identity in GPs' stories of cancer care
    2013
  • May-Lill Johansen, Knut A. Holtedahl, Anette Sofie Davidsen, Carl Edvard Rudebeck :
    A narrative analysis of GPs’ stories of caring for people with cancer
    2013
  • May-Lill Johansen :
    Den nærmeste legen: Hva kan fastlegen bidra med ved kreftsykdom?
    2013
  • May-Lill Johansen :
    Hva kan fastlegen bidra med ved kreftsykdom?
    2013
  • May-Lill Johansen :
    A qualitative analysis of GP's work in cancer care
    Utposten 2012
  • May-Lill Johansen :
    A doctor close at hand. A qualitative analysis of GPs' work in cancer care
    2012
  • May-Lill Johansen, Svein Steinert, Peder Andreas Halvorsen, Ivar Johannes Aaraas :
    The cheerful buzzing of Nordic voices
    Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care 2011 DOI
  • May-Lill Johansen, Knut A. Holtedahl, Carl Edvard Rudebeck :
    A doctor close at hand
    2010
  • Tor Anvik, Ivar Johannes Aaraas, May-Lill Johansen, Unni Ringberg :
    Integrated Training of Communication Skills in Medical School – Which Elements Do Students Find Instructive?
    2010

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    Research interests

    Role of the general practitioner, doctor-patient relationship, the consultation, interprofessional collaboration, cancer in primary care, palliative and end-of-life care in the community, professional and interprofessional education, medically unexpained symptoms, medical humanities. 


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