Kari Risnes

Department Director of Research and Development/PostDoc Department of Public Health and General Practice

+47 73597529 Håkon Jarls gate 11, Øya Helsehus*153.04.013

Background and activities

Research interests:

Follow-up after premature birth/low birth weight: Mortality, heart vessels disease, mental illness. Epidemiological studies/register based studies.http://yalecancercenter.org/news/article.aspx?id=1608

Asthma: Virus infections as the cause of the development of asthma and allergy. Antibiotic use and asthma. Prevention of asthma. CAIR group NTNU.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110127090152.htm

Global health: the improvement of health systems in low resource settings. Triage and emergency medicine, child health. DHECARE study Dhulikhel Hospital, Dhulikhel Nepal.http://forskning.no/2015/03/laget-trafikklys-akutten

Thesis (phd, NTNU, 20011)Birth size and adult mortality: A systematic review and a long-term follow-up of nearly 40 000 individuals born at St Olav University Hospital in Trondheim from 1920 to 1960http://forskning.no/medisin-svangerskap-sykdommer/2011/06/fodselsvekt-far-folger

Clinical medicine Neonatal care,  pediatric intensive care medicine, Pediatric pulmonology and asthma/allergies in children


Head of research and development  Childrens  Clinic, St Olav's University Hospital.

Board Member Nepalimed Norway from 2015.http://nepalimednorway.no/

Board member physicians in Scientific Positions, The Norwegian Medical Association from 2015.

Researcher at Yale University, New Haven ,United States 2009-10 http://www.yale.edu/cppee/

Research leadership course Copenhagen Business School 2015.NTNU  leadership course  2014

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Postal address

Department of Public Health and General Practice Norwegian University of Science and Technology Postboks 8905 7491 Trondheim Norway