Kari Risnes

Department Director of Research and Development/PostDoc Department of Public Health and Nursing

+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.






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