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Department of Community Medicine tove.skjelbakken@uit.no 93048973 Tromsø

Skjelbakken, Tove


Associate Professor (20 % position)

Job description

Associate Professor Department of Hematology, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø (20 % position)

Head of Department, Division of Internal Medicine, University Hospital North Norway

Consultant in Hematology, University Hospital of North Norway. 


  • Tove Skjelbakken :
    Borte bra, men hjemme best
    Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Trygve S. Ellingsen, Jostein Lappegård, Tove Skjelbakken, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Inger Njølstad, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan et al.:
    The association between red cell distribution width and venous thromboembolism is not explained by myocardial infarction, stroke, or cancer
    Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2018 DOI
  • Laila Arnesdatter Hopstock, Elisabeth Bøe Utne, Alexander Horsch, Tove Skjelbakken :
    The association between anemia and falls in community-living women and men aged 65 years and older from the fifth Tromsø Study 2001-02: a replication study
    BMC Geriatrics 2017 ARKIV / DOI
  • Dag Torfoss, Tone Fladhagen, Harald Holte, Lorentz Brinch, Fredrik Hellem Schjesvold, Yngvar Fløisand et al.:
    Benzylpenicillin plus an aminoglycoside versus meropenem in neutropenic lymphoma and leukaemia patients with a suspected bacterial infection: a randomized, controlled trial
    Clinical Microbiology and Infection (CMI) 2016 DOI
  • Jostein Lappegård, Trygve Ellingsen, Tove Skjelbakken, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Inger Njølstad, Tom Wilsgaard et al.:
    Red cell distribution width is associated with future risk of incident stroke: The Tromsø Study
    Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Trygve Ellingsen, Jostein Lappegård, Tove Skjelbakken, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John-Bjarne Hansen :
    Red cell distribution width is associated with incident venous thromboembolism (VTE) and case-fatality after VTE in a general population
    Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2015 ARKIV / DOI
  • Jostein Lappegård, Trygve Ellingsen, Anders Vik, Tove Skjelbakken, Jan Brox, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen et al.:
    Red cell distribution width and carotid atherosclerosis progression: The tromsø study
    Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2015 ARKIV / DOI
  • Trygve Ellingsen, Jostein Lappegård, Tove Skjelbakken, Sigrid Kufaas Brækkan, John-Bjarne Hansen :
    Impact of red cell distribution width on future risk of cancer and all-cause mortality among cancer patients – the Tromsø Study
    Haematologica 2015 ARKIV / DOI
  • Tove Skjelbakken, Jostein Lappegård, Trygve Ellingsen, Elizabeth Barrett-Connor, Jan Brox, Maja-Lisa Løchen et al.:
    Red cell distribution width is associated with incident myocardial infarction in a general population: The tromsø study
    Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) 2014 ARKIV / DOI
  • Audhild Nyrnes, Inger Njølstad, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Tom Wilsgaard, John-Bjarne Hansen, Tove Skjelbakken et al.:
    Inflammatory biomarkers as risk factors for future atrial fibrillation. An eleven-year follow-up of 6315 men and women: the Tromsø Study
    Gender Medicine 2012 DOI
  • Lone Jørgensen, Tove Skjelbakken, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Luai Ahmed, Åshild Bjørnerem, Ragnar M Joakimsen et al.:
    Anemia and the risk of non-vertebral fractures: the Tromso Study
    Osteoporosis International 2010 DOI
  • Jon-Magnus Tangen, Yngvar Fløisand, Einar Haukås, Inger Anne Næss, Tove Skjelbakken, Camilla I Stapnes et al.:
    Overlevelse hos voksne med akutt lymfoblastisk leukemi :
    Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening 2010 DOI
  • Tove Skjelbakken, inger marie Dahl, Maja-Lisa Løchen :
    Changes in Body Mass Index and Smoking Habits Have a Different Impact on Hemoglobin Concentration in Men and Women: A Longitudinal Follow-Up of the Tromso Study, 1994-2002
    Gender Medicine 2010 DOI
  • H. Johnsen, Anne Husebekk, Tove Skjelbakken :
    Severe antibody-mediated agranulocytosis
    International Journal of Laboratory Hematology (IJLH) 2008 DOI
  • Tove Skjelbakken, Tom Wilsgaard, Olav Helge Førde, Egil Arnesen, Maja-Lisa Løchen :
    Haemoglobin predicts total mortality in a general young and middle-aged male population. The Tromso Study
    Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation 2006
  • Tove Skjelbakken, inger marie Dahl, Tom Wilsgaard, Bodil Langbakk, Maja-Lisa Løchen :
    Changes in haemoglobin levels according to changes in body mass index and smoking habits, a 20-year follow-up of a male cohort - The Tromso Study 1974-1995
    European Journal of Epidemiology (EJE) 2006 DOI
  • Tove Skjelbakken, B Langbakk, Inger Marie Dahl, Maja-Lisa Løchen :
    Haemoglobin and anaemia in a gender perspective: The Tromso Study
    European Journal of Haematology 2005
  • Tove Skjelbakken, Anne Regine Lager, Elisabeth Sundkvist, Kirsti Rakkenes, Lars Mandelkow, Margrethe Aase Schaufel et al.:
    Leserbrief zu “New status report from Norway: Implementation of patient involvement in Norwegian health care” (ZEFQ) 171 (2022) 105–112 von J. Kasper et al.
    Zeitschrift fur Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualitat im Gesundheitswesen 04. November 2022 DOI
  • Therese Kristine Dalsbø, Kristin Thuve Dahm, Leif Arvid Øvernes, Mirjam Lauritzen, Tove Skjelbakken :
    Nytteverdien av behandling for voksne med primær psykose: dokumentasjonsgrunnlag for samvalgsverktøy
  • Therese Kristine Dalsbø, Kristin Thuve Dahm, Kirsti Rakkenes, Tove Skjelbakken :
    Nytteverdien av behandling for muskelknuter i livmor: dokumentasjonsgrunnlag for samvalgsverktøy
  • Therese Kristine Dalsbø, Kristin Thuve Dahm, Tove Skjelbakken :
    Tidlig hormonbehandling mot prostatakreft med spredning gir trolig bedre resultat. Cochrane - kort oppsummert
    Sykepleien Forskning 2019 DATA / FULLTEKST / OMTALE
  • Therese Kristine Dalsbø, Kristin Thuve Dahm, Anna Klara Måseide, Tove Skjelbakken :
    Nytteverdien av behandling for prostatakreft uten spredning: dokumentasjonsgrunnlag for samvalgsverktøy
  • Therese Kristine Dalsbø, Kristin Thuve Dahm, Tove Skjelbakken :
    Gir tillegg av cellegift bedre effekt enn hormonbehandling alene mot prostatakreft med spredning? Cochrane - Kort oppsummert
    Sykepleien 2019 FULLTEKST / OMTALE
  • Lone Jørgensen, Tove Skjelbakken, Maja-Lisa Løchen, Luai A. Ahmed, Åshild Bjørnerem, Ragnar M Joakimsen et al.:
    Anemia and the risk of non-vertebral fractures
    Bone 2010 DOI
  • Tove Skjelbakken :
    Haemoglobin, anaemia and haematological malignancies
    2006

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    Research interests

    Risk factors of venous thromboembolism and cardiovascular diseases

    Haematological malignancies

    Quality and safety in health



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    Previous academic positions 

    2008                 Post.doc, Institute of Community medicine, Univ of Tromsø

    2006-07            Research fellow, Institute of Community medicine, Univ of Tromsø (20-50%)

    2000-05            PhD student, Institute of Community medicine, Univ of Tromsø (50%)

    1991-92            Student scholarship (50%) Univ. of Tromsø (Norw. research council for general science)

     

    Academic degree

    2006                 Dr. med (PhD in Epidemiology) University of Tromsø

    1993                 Cand.med, (MD), University of Tromsø

    1986                 One-year study in Psychology, University of Oslo

     

    Publications: 13 original full papers in peer-reviewed journals listed in PubMed.