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Ole Frithjof Norheim

Ole Frithjof Norheim

Ole Frithjof Norheim

Ole Frithjof Norheim is a physician specializing in internal medicine and a professor in medical ethics, Dept. of Global and Public Health, University of Bergen—and this fall Visiting Professor at Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University. Norheim’s research interests include distributive theories of justice, ethics, and fair priority setting in low- and high-income countries.

He is currently heading the research project Priority setting in global health (2012-2016)—funded by a grant from the Norwegian Research Council and NORAD. Norheim is also chairing the third Norwegian National Committee on Priority Setting in Health Care who will present their white paper to the Ministry of Health and Care Services in September 2014.

Contact: ole.norheim@igs.uib.no