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Department of Community Medicine rigmor.berg@uit.no 90802240

Rigmor Berg


Professor II

Job description

Teaching and research related to evidence-based practice, with emphasis on teaching and supervising students enrolled in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program. Reasearch related to public health, in particular sexual health.


  • Ulrich Marcus, Kai Jonas, Rigmor Berg, Maria Amelia Veras, Carlos F. Caceres, Jordi Casabona et al.:
    Association of internalised homonegativity with partner notification after diagnosis of syphilis or gonorrhoea among men having sex with men in 49 countries across four continents
    BMC Public Health 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Eirik Amundsen, Ashley Muller, Eirik Reierth, Vegard Skogen, Rigmor Berg :
    Chemsex Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Systematic Scoping Review of Research Methods
    Journal of Homosexuality 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Rigmor Berg, Beate Solberg, Kari Glavin, Nina Olsvold :
    Instruments to Identify Symptoms of Paternal Depression During Pregnancy and the First Postpartum Year: A Systematic Scoping Review
    American Journal of Men's Health 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Malene Brekke, Rigmor Berg, Amin Abdul-Galeel Amro, Kari Glavin, Trude Haugland :
    Quality of Life instruments and their psychometric properties for use in parents during pregnancy and the postpartum period: a systematic scoping review
    Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Beate Solberg, Kari Glavin, Rigmor Berg, Nina Olsvold :
    “Opening up a well of emotions”: A qualitative study of men's emotional experiences in the transition to fatherhood
    Nursing Open 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Axel J. Schmidt, Michael W. Ross, Rigmor Berg, Peyman Altan :
    Impact of Migration and Acculturation on Turkish Men Who Have Sex with Men in Germany: Results from the 2010 European MSM Internet Survey
    Archives of Sexual Behavior 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Bahar Kucuk, Rigmor Berg :
    Alternate day fasting on subjective feelings of appetite and body weight for adults with overweight or obesity: a systematic review
    Journal of Nutritional Science (JNS) 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Henriette Tyse Nygård, Hong Lien Nguyen, Rigmor Berg :
    Effect of remote patient monitoring for patients with chronic kidney disease who perform dialysis at home: a systematic review
    BMJ Open 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • İbrahim Sönmez, Rigmor Berg, Sami Sarper Yazıcılaroğlu, Natalie Thurlby, Axel J. Schmidt :
    Comparison of the Influence of Internalized Homonegativity on Sexual Risk Behavior of Men Who Have Sex with Men in Spain and Turkey
    International Journal of Sexual Health 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Eirunn W. Kristoffersen, Anne Opsal, Tor Oddbjørn Tveit, Rigmor Berg, Mariann Fossum :
    Effectiveness of pre-anaesthetic assessment clinic: a systematic review of randomised and non-randomised prospective controlled studies
    BMJ Open 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Alexander Tingulstad, Jose Francisco Meneses Echavez, Line Holtet Evensen, Maria Bjerk, Rigmor Berg :
    Effectiveness of work-related interventions for return to work in people on sick leave: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Systematic Reviews 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anita Øgård-Repål, Rigmor Berg, Vegard Skogen, Mariann Fossum :
    “They make a difference”: a qualitative study of providers’ experiences of peer support in outpatient clinics for people living with HIV
    BMC Health Services Research 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Eirik Amundsen, Åse Haugstvedt, Vegard Skogen, Rigmor Berg :
    Health characteristics associated with chemsex among men who have sex with men: Results from a cross-sectional clinic survey in Norway
    PLOS ONE 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Heid Nøkleby, Rigmor Berg, Tiril Cecilie Borge, Trine Bjerke Johansen :
    Implikasjoner av hjemmeskole under covid-19-pandemien: en systematisk hurtigoversikt over skandinaviske studier
    Tidsskrift for velferdsforskning 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anne-Martha Utne Øygarden, Rigmor Berg, Abdallah Abudayya, Kari Glavin, Benedicte Sørensen Strøm :
    Measurement instruments for parental stress in the postpartum period: A scoping review
    PLOS ONE 2022 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Kristin Marie Sæther, Rigmor Berg, Bettina Holmberg Fagerlund, Kari Glavin, Nina Jøranson :
    First‐time parents' experiences related to parental self‐efficacy: A scoping review
    Research in Nursing and Health 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Fiona Aanesen, Margreth Grotle, Tarjei Langseth Rysstad, Anne Therese Tveter, Alexander Tingulstad, Ida Løchting et al.:
    Effectiveness of adding motivational interviewing or a stratified vocational advice intervention to usual case management on return to work for people with musculoskeletal disorders: The MI-NAV randomised controlled trial
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2022 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Anita Øgård-Repål, Rigmor Berg, Vegard Skogen, Mariann Fossum :
    Peer support in an outpatient clinic for people living with human immunodeficiency virus: a qualitative study of service users’ experiences
    BMC Health Services Research 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ashley Elizabeth Muller, Rigmor Berg, Patricia Sofia Jacobsen Jardim, Trine Bjerke Johansen, Sari Susanna Ormstad :
    Can Remote Patient Monitoring Be the New Standard in Primary Care of Chronic Diseases, Post-COVID-19?
    Telemedicine journal and e-health 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Beate Solberg, Kari Glavin, Rigmor C. Berg, Nina Olsvold :
    Norwegian fathers’ experiences with a home visiting program
    Public Health Nursing 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • John E. Pachankis, Mark L. Hatzenbuehler, Richard Branstrom, Axel J. Schmidt, Rigmor C. Berg, Kai Jonas et al.:
    Structural Stigma and Sexual Minority Men’s Depression and Suicidality:A Multilevel Examination of Mechanisms and Mobility Across 48 Countries
    Journal of Abnormal Psychology 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anita Øgård-Repål, Rigmor Berg, Mariann Fossum :
    A Scoping Review of the Empirical Literature on Peer Support for People Living with HIV
    Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Rigmor Berg, Samantha Page, Anita Øgård-Repål :
    The effectiveness of peer-support for people living with HIV: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    PLOS ONE 17. June 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anita Øgård-Repål, Rigmor Berg, Mariann Fossum :
    Peer Support for People Living With HIV: A Scoping Review
    Health Promotion Practice 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • İbrahim Sönmez, Cinta Folch, Nicolas Lorente, Rigmor Berg, Natalie Thurlby, Axel J. Schmidt :
    Influence of Internalised Homonegativity on Sexual Risk Behaviour of Men Who Have Sex with Men in Spain
    Sexuality & Culture 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Ranveig Langseth, Rigmor C. Berg, Ole Rysstad, Tore Sørlie, Birgit Lie, Vegard Skogen :
    Prevalence and predictors of fatigue among people living with HIV in Norway
    AIDS Care 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • B. Nussbaumer-Streit, M. Ellen, I. Klerings, Raluca Sfetcu, N. Riva, M. Mahmić-Kaknjo et al.:
    Resource use during systematic review production varies widely: a scoping review
    Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Heid Nøkleby, Rigmor Berg, Ashley Elizabeth Muller, Heather Melanie R Ames :
    Barnemishandling under covid-19: en hurtig kartleggingsoversikt
    Nordisk välfärdsforskning | Nordic Welfare Research 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Fiona Aanesen, Rigmor Berg, Ida Løchting, Alexander Tingulstad, Hedda Eik, Kjersti Storheim et al.:
    Motivational interviewing and return to work for people with musculoskeletal disorders: A systematic mapping review
    Journal of occupational rehabilitation 2020 ARKIV / DOI
  • Geir Smedslund, Vigdis Underland, Rigmor Berg :
    Forskning om betydningen av universell utforming i fysisk miljø for personer med psykisk eller kognitiv funksjonsnedsettelse: systematisk litteratursøk med sortering
    Folkehelseinstituttet 2023 FULLTEKST / ARKIV
  • Patricia Sofia Jacobsen Jardim, Ingvild Kirkehei, Tiril Cecilie Borge, Ingeborg Beate Lidal, Rigmor Berg :
    Verktøy for språkkartlegging av barn 0-5 år - Prosjektplan for systematisk kartleggingsoversikt
    Folkehelseinstituttet 2023 ARKIV
  • Anita Øgård-Repål, Mariann Fossum, Vegard Skogen, Rigmor Berg :
    Kan livskvaliteten til de som lever med hiv påvirkes av å treffe andre som lever med hiv?
    2023
  • Anita Øgård-Repål, Mariann Fossum, Rigmor Berg, Vegard Skogen :
    Peer support in healthcare services for people living with HIV. Experiences of peer support in outpatient clinics from the perspective of service users, peer supporters, and healthcare professionals
    2023
  • Ashley Muller, Rigmor Berg, Jose Francisco Meneses Echavez, Heather Melanie R Ames, Tiril Cecilie Borge, Patricia Sofia Jacobsen Jardim et al.:
    The effect of machine learning tools for evidence synthesis on resource use and time-to-completion: protocol for a retrospective pilot study
    Systematic Reviews 2023 ARKIV / DOI
  • Anne-Martha Utne Øygarden, Rigmor Berg, Abdallah Abudayya, Benedicte Sørensen Strøm :
    Measurement instruments for parental stress in the postpartum period: A scoping review
    2022
  • Beate Solberg, Kari Glavin, Rigmor Berg, Nina Olsvold :
    Fedres psykiske helse i overgangen til farsrollen
    2022
  • Beate Solberg, Kari Glavin, Rigmor Berg, Nina Olsvold :
    "Når en dør av følelser åpner seg" - menns følelsesmessige erfaringer i overgangen til farsrollen.
    2022
  • Fiona Aanesen, Margreth Grotle, Tarjei Langseth Rysstad, Anne Therese Tveter, Alexander Tingulstad, Ida Løchting et al.:
    Helping people with musculoskeletal disorders return to work. Effectiveness of adding motivational interviewing or stratified vocational advice to usual case management - a randomised controlled trial
    2022
  • Annette Vogt Flatby, Rigmor Berg :
    Intensive tiltak for å redusere skolefravær: systematisk litteratursøk med sortering
    Folkehelseinstituttet 2022 FULLTEKST / ARKIV
  • Kristin Marie Sæther, Kari Glavin, Bettina Holmberg Fagerlund, Rigmor Berg, Nina Jøranson :
    Mestringstro i foreldrerollen og profesjonell støtte – førstegangsforeldres erfaringer
    2022
  • Britt Elin Øiestad, Margreth Grotle, Tarjei Langseth Rysstad, Anne Therese Tveter, Alexander Tingulstad, Ida Løchting et al.:
    Effekten av motiverende intervju og arbeidsrettet samtalebehandling på retur til arbeid hos personer sykemeldt som følge av muskel- og skjelettplager. En randomisert kontrollert studie.
    2022
  • Britt Elin Øiestad, Margreth Grotle, Tarjei Langseth Rysstad, Anne Therese Tveter, Alexander Tingulstad, Ida Løchting et al.:
    Effekten av motiverende intervju og arbeidsrettet samtalebasert intervensjon på retur til arbeid hos sykemeldte som følge av muskel- og skjelettdiagnoser. En randomisert kontrollert studie.
    2022
  • Ashley Elizabeth Muller, Rigmor Berg, Jose Francisco Meneses-Eschavez, Heather Melanie R Ames, Tiril Cecilie Borge, Patricia Sofia Jacobsen Jardim et al.:
    The effect of machine learning tools for evidence synthesis on resource use and time-to-completion: protocol for a retrospective pilot study
    2022
  • Fiona Aanesen, Rigmor Berg, Ida Løchting, Alexander Tingulstad, Hedda Eik, Kjersti Storheim et al.:
    Systematic mapping review. Motivational interviewing and return to work for people with musculoskeletal disorders
    2021
  • Heid Nøkleby, Rigmor Berg, Ashley Elizabeth Muller, Heather Melanie R Ames :
    Konsekvenser av covid-19 på barn og unges liv og helse: en hurtigoversikt
    Folkehelseinstituttet 2021 ARKIV / FULLTEKST
  • Rigmor Berg, Heid Nøkleby :
    Skandinavisk forskning om konsekvenser av covid-19 på velferd, likestilling, livsvilkår og livskvalitet – første oppdatering: et systematisk litteratursøk med sortering
    Folkehelseinstituttet 2021 FULLTEKST / ARKIV
  • Rigmor Berg, Gunn Eva Næss, Heid Nøkleby :
    Skandinavisk forskning om konsekvenser av covid-19 på velferd, likestilling, livsvilkår og livskvalitet: et systematisk litteratursøk med sortering.
    Folkehelseinstituttet 2021 FULLTEKST / ARKIV
  • Gunn Eva Næss, Rigmor Berg, Heid Nøkleby :
    Skandinavisk forskning om konsekvenser av covid-19 på velferd, likestilling, livsvilkår og livskvalitet – andre oppdatering: et systematisk litteratursøk med sortering
    Folkehelseinstituttet 2021 FULLTEKST / ARKIV
  • Rigmor Berg, Patricia Sofia Jacobsen Jardim, Hilde H Holte :
    Forskning om tiltak for å redusere langvarige og hyppige sykefravær i arbeidslivet: Et forskningskart
    Folkehelseinstituttet 2021 FULLTEKST / ARKIV
  • Anita Øgård-Repål, Mariann Fossum, Rigmor Berg :
    ‘How do I handle it all’: Systematic scoping review as a possibility to get an overview when the scope is broad
    2021

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    Research interests

    Evidence-based practice, sexual health, female genital mutilation/cutting, stigma related to sexual miniorities and HIV-positive individuals, HIV-prevention, transactional sex

    Teaching

    Evidence-based practice and medical decision making