About the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is a teaching and research institution within the field of medicine and health.
We are part of the Integrated University Hospital in Trondheim together with St. Olavs Hospital.
The Faculty has activity in Trondheim, Gjøvik, Ålesund and Levanger. We have around 1800 employees, many of which also have positions within the Health Care Services. We have around 6500 students.
The Faculty's day-to-day operations are managed by the Dean and the Head of Administration. The Heads of the departments are included in the Faculty's management team.
Dean and Deanery
Toril Forbord Vice-dean+47-73412282 +47-+4741277470 firstname.lastname@example.org MH Faculty Administration
Jon Magnussen Vice Dean, Professor+47-73597573 +47-93009681 email@example.com MH Faculty Administration
Brita Solveig Pukstad Vice Dean, Associate Professor, Senior Consultant+47-95878012 +47-72820788 firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine
Pål Richard Romundstad Vice Dean of Research, Professor+47-73597523 +47-99464909 email@example.com MH Faculty Administration
Head of Administration
Head of Administration
Heads of departments
Siri Forsmo Head of Department, professor of Public Health+47-97181531 firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Public Health and Nursing
Kay Gastinger Managing Director+47-73591490 +47-+4798283906 email@example.com Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience
Jorunn L. Helbostad Head of Department+47-73412548 +47-93032547 firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science
Nanna Sønnichsen Kayed Head of Department+47-73596394 +47-91897721 email@example.com Department of Mental Health
Øystein Risa Head of department ISB+47-73551356 +47-92613734 firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging
Torstein Baade Rø Associate professor+47-99614025 +47-72574051 email@example.com Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine
Svanhild Margrethe Arentz Schønberg Head of Department+47-73412799 +47-95788616 +47-72573362 firstname.lastname@example.org Department of Health Sciences Ålesund
Heidi Vifladt Head of Department+47-61135380 +47-92807395 email@example.com Department of Health Sciences Gjøvik
Facts about the faculty
Other academic environments at NTNU, St. Olav’s Hospital and the Central Norway Regional Health Authority are the faculty's closest partners in education, research and innovation. Trondheim Municipality is an equally important collaborator.
Other important collaborators include SINTEF, Levanger Hospital, Innlandet Hospital, Ålesund Hospital, Gjøvik Municipality and Ålesund Municipality.
Strategic focus areas
The Faculty hosts NTNU Health, one of NTNU's strategic research areas, which aims to stimulate interdisciplinary and innovative solutions to future health challenges.
In 2018, the Faculty's activites represent a total turnover of about NOK 1.4 billion. Of this, external funding totals almost NOK 500 million.
Olav Kyrres gate 17, Trondheim
Harald Hardrådes gate 13, Trondheim
Medisinsk teknisk forskningssenter - MTFS (Norwegian Brain Centre)
Olav Kyrres gate 9, Trondheim
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