Norwegian Centre for Rural Medicine

Norwegian Centre for Rural Medicine (NCRM) is situated in Northern Norway, at the Department of Community Medicine, UiT-The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.

The first rural medicine conference in Norway took place in Tromsø March 2002. Since 2007 the centre has received annual governmental support.

NCRM aims to promote research, professional development projects, education and networks. The vision is to bridge praxis, academia and responsible authorities, to contribute to quality improvement, recruitment and retention of health professionals in rural and remote areas.
The management team of NCRM: Director Anette Fosse and Research Manager Birgit Abelsen. In addition to the NCRM Board, NCRM holds a Research Advisory Group which is responsible for funding to research and professional development projects (see below for link to members of these groups)

The main funding is provided by The Norwegian Directorate of Health and from Northern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Nord RHF)

Click on the photos for detailed contact information:

Anette Fosse

Anette Fosse

Director

Frank Remman

Frank Remman

Advisor

Birgit Abelsen

Birgit Abelsen

Professor

 Ingvill Konradsen

Ingvill Konradsen

Senior Advisor

Margrete Gaski

Margrete Gaski

Senior Researcher

Martin Bruusgaard Harbitz

Martin Bruusgaard Harbitz

MD and PhD candiate

Magnus Hjortdahl

Magnus Hjortdahl

MD, PhD

Eva Muriel Kibgaard Nordberg

Eva Muriel Kibgaard Nordberg

Nurse, MD

Roger Strasser (Australia/New Zealand)

Roger Strasser (Australia/New Zealand)

Professor of Rural Health

Anders Svensson

Anders Svensson

MD

Helen Brandstorp

Helen Brandstorp

Tone Seppola-Edvardsen

Tone Seppola-Edvardsen