Lian, Olaug S.

Professor
Medical Humanities, forskningsgruppe
Research interests:
  • Patient-doctor interaction
  • Medical uncertainty
  • Illness narratives
  • Contested Chronic Conditions: experiential perspectives
  • Sociology of diagnosis
  • Social constructions of health and illness
  • Cultural, historical and gendered perspectives on medical knowledge and practice

Eik Anda, Erik

Associate Professor
Department of Community Medicine

Halvorsen, Peder Andreas

Professor
Department of Community Medicine
Research interests:

Medical decision making, Decision psychology, Shared decision making, Risk perception, Risk communication, Public Health, Rural medicine


Risør, Mette Bech

Professor, leader of research group, assistant manager of AFE
General Practice Research Unit in Tromsø
Research interests:

Mette Bech Risør is a professor in medical anthropology. She has many years of experience with research in functional disorders, however her research interests also span other fields, such as symptom perception/interpretation, illness perceptions, health systems and health practices in everyday life. Theoretically she is inspired by critical theory but also by phenomenology/life world concepts and theories on health, illness and doctor-patient relations. She has operationalised these theories and others in analyses of knowledge production, illness explanations and rationality/reasoni...


Rad, Amir

PhD Student
Department of Clinical Medicine

Aars, Nils Abel

Department of Community Medicine

Henriksen, André

PhD Fellow
Department of Community Medicine
Research interests:

Medical Informatics, The Tromsø Study


Andreassen, Kristine

Community medicine, social medicine
General Practice Research Unit in Tromsø
Research interests:

International development, Global Health, Haiti, youth work, social work, social medicine, preventive medicine, trauma, resilience, everyday life, youth navigation, critical ethnography, participatory action research, multimodal anthropology, visual methods


Sagelv, Edvard Hamnvik

PhD candidate
School of sport sciences
Works with:
Teaching / Academic supervision / Research group / Outreach/dissemination Research interests:

Research interests: 

 - Epidemiology

 - Physical Activity and Health

 - Exercise Physiology

 - Sports Nutrition

 - Health Psychology