Healthcare Services Research, Integrated care, Coordination of care, Care pathways, Continuity of Patient Care, Rehabilitation, International classification of functioning, disability and health. Qualitative research methods.
I am a nurse specialized in neuroscience nursing, and worked for many years at the neurosurgery department at UNN. I have a PhD from 2017 in health services research, with a focus on the situation of relatives after a family member has suffered a serious traumatic brain injury. At UiT, I have a 20% position at SOF Nord and a master's in health sciences. In my main position at the National Center for e-Health Research, I am involved in various projects within digital medicine management, digital interaction in the primary healthcare service, as well as digital services for children and young people.
I am a registered nurse and graduated with a degree in critical care nursing. I have a master`s degree in health and care sciences and a PhD in health sciences. I currently work as an associate professor (50% position), and I am affiliated to the Master`s degree programs in ageing and geriatric health care and health professional development. In addition, I am affiliated to Centre for care research north as a post doctor fellow (50% position).
My research is within the fields of gerontology and health services research. I have special interests for care to older adults with complex and long-term care needs, dementia care, family caregiving, missed care and inequalities in health care utilization among groups of care recipients.
My methodological competence comprises quantitative and qualitative methods, including development of surveys and analysis of register data.
I am involved in several research projects. My post doctor study is a part of the project: Older adults with high utilization of somatic hospital services – which municipal health and care services do they receive? https://en.uit.no/project/sas_en