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NorPEN is a network of researchers with the purpose of facilitating research within the field of pharmacoepidemiology in the Nordic countries.

February 18, 2019

Executive Committee NorPEN

The executive committee includes representatives (one regular and one substitute) from participating research groups in each Nordic country, the national register holders, the national societies and PhD students. A representative from the upcoming meeting organizers is an adjunct member.

On behalf of research groups

  • Denmark
    • Lotte Rasmussen, University of Southern Denmark, MSc (pharm)
    • Kasper Adelborg, MD, PhD Aarhus University Hospital

  • Finland
    • Sirpa Hartikainen, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Eastern Finland
    • Heidi Taipale, PhD, Academy Research Fellow, University of Eastern Finland

  • Iceland
    • Larus Steinþór Guðmundsson, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Iceland
    • Védís Helga Eiríksdóttir, PhD, Project Manager, Division of Health Information, Directorate of Health

  • Norway
    • Hedvig Nordeng, PhD, Professor, University of Norway
    • Øystein Karlstad, PhD, Researcher, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

  • Sweden
    • Björn Pasternak, MD, PhD, Senior Researcher, Karolinska Institutet
    • Helle Kieler MD, PhD, Professor, Karolinska Institutet

On behalf of pharmacoepidemiological societies

  • Miia Artama, PhD, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) (co-chair)
  • Angela Lupattelli, PhD, University of Oslo

On behalf of registry holders

  • Leena Saastamoinen, PhD, Senior Researcher, The Social Insurance Institution, KELA (chair)
  • Kari Jansdotter Husabø, Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

On behalf of the PhD students

  • Kasper Kristensen, MD, University of Southern Denmark
  • Sarah Hjorth Andersen, MSc, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo