CONTACTS

The NorJIA research group

The NorJIA group

Website manager

 

Paula Frid

Email: paula.frid@unn.no

 

Bergen

 

Karen Rosendal

Professor II, MD, PhD, University of Bergen (UiB), Consultant Paediatric Radiologist, Haukeland University Hospital (HUS)

Email: karen.rosendahl@helse-bergen.no

 

Role in project: Main project manager. Local project site manager in Bergen. In charge of imaging. Main supervisor PhD fellow Oskar Angenete, Co-supervisor, PhD fellows Gil, (Tylleskär), PhD fellow Thomas Augdal.

 

Karin Tylleskär

MD, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Haukeland University Hospital (HUS)

Email: karin.tylleskar@helse-bergen.no

 

Role in project: Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, HUS. Clinical supervision of the nurse project-coordinator, and PhD fellow Gil.

 

Therese Visted

MD, PhD fellow, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Haukeland University Hospital (HUS)

Email: therese.visted@helse-bergen.no

 

Role in project: Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, HUS. Examine physical activity in JIA patients.

Elisabeth Grut Gil

DDS, PhD fellow and Specialist candidate in orthodontics, University of Bergen (UiB)

Email:elisabeth.gil@iko.uib.no

 

Role in project: Examine oral health variables in JIA and obtain a PhD.

Marit Slåttelid Skeie

Professor, DDS, PhD, Consultant Odont., Department of clinical dentistry (IKO), University of Bergen (UiB)

Email: Marit.Skeie@iko.uib.no

 

Role in project: In charge of oral health assessment at IKO. Advise as to study design and analysis, as well as writing / publishing. Main supervisor, PhD fellow Gil.

 

Annika Rosen

Professor, DDS, PhD, Department of clinical dentistry (IKO), University of Bergen (UiB) and Consultant Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital (HUS).

Email: Annika.rosen@iko.uib.no

 

Role in project: Main supervisor PhD fellow Johannes Fischer, co-supervisor PhD fellow, Paula Frid

 

Anne Nordrehaug Åstrøm

Professor, DDS, PhD, Consultant Odont, Department of clinical dentistry (IKO), University of Bergen (UiB).

Email: anne.aastrom@uib.no

 

Role in project: Involved with oral health assessment and analyses at IKO. Advise as to study design and analysis, as well as writing / publishing. Co-supervisor, PhD fellow Grut Gil.

 

Johannes Fischer

DDS, PhD fellow, Department of clinical dentistry (IKO), University of Bergen (UiB)

Main supervisor: Annika Rosen. Co-supervisors: Professor Karen Rosendahl and Professor Marit Slåttelid Skeie.

Email: Johannes.Fischer@uib.no

 

Role in project: Oral examination and TMJ examination in children with JIA and healthy controls.

Trondheim

 

Marite Rygg

Professor NTNU, MD, PhD, Consultant in Paediatric Rheumatology, St.Olavs Hospital

Email: marite.rygg@ntnu.no

 

Role in project: Project site manager in Trondheim. Principal Investigator on sub-study; Bone health in JIA. Main supervisor, PhD fellow Lena Cetrelli, co-supervisor Oskar Angenete.

 

Oscar Angenete

MD, PhD fellow, NTNU and Consultant, Radiology, St. Olavs Hospital

Email: Oskar.Angenete@stolav.no

 

Role in project: PhD-fellow on MRI findings in TMJ involvement in JIA. Perform the radiological examinations at St. Olavs Hospital.

 

Lena Cetrelli

DDS, PhD fellow, NTNU and Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Mid-Norway (TkMN),

Email: lena.cetrelli@tkm-n.no

 

Role in project: PhD fellow on oral findings in JIA.

 

Astrid Jullumstrø Feuerherm

MD, PhD, Head of research department at Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Mid-Norway (TkMN).

Email: astrid.j.feuerherm@tkm-n.no

 

Role in project: Co-supervisor PhD-fellow Lena Cetrelli.

 

Mari Hoff

Department of Public Health and Nursing

Department of Neuromedicine and Movement Science

Email: mari.hoff@ntnu.no

 

Role in project: Co-supervisor in PhD-project / sub-study; Bone health in JIA.

Anette Lundestad

MD, PhD fellow NTNU, Department of pediatrics, St. Olavs hospital

Email: Anette.Lundestad@stolav.no

 

Role in project: Resident in pediatrics. Upcoming PhD fellow: Bone health in JIA.

Mats Säll

DDS, Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Mid-Norway (TkMN)

Email: matshaga@hotmail.com

 

Role in project: Responsible for CBCT-scans at TkMN, Trondheim

 

Gunnar Lyngstad

DDS, Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Mid-Norway (TkMN)

Email: gunnalyn@online.no

 

Role in project: Oral examination children with JIA.

 

Marie Sager

DDS, Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Mid-Norway (TkMN)

Email: mariesager8@gmail.com

 

Role in project: Oral examination children with JIA.

 

Line Rapp Simonsen

Specialist nurse in oncology, St. Olavs hospital

Email:line.rapp.simonsen@stolav.no

 

Role in project: Studynurse, coordinating all examinations of children with JIA at St. Olavs hospital and Oral Health Centre of Expertise in Mid-Norway (TkMN).

 

Tromsø

 

Ellen Nordal

Associate prof., MD, PhD, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, University Hospital of North-Norway (UNN)

Email: ellen.nordal@icloud.com

 

Role in project: Project site manager in Tromsø. Principal investigator NorJIA substudy on intra-articular injections to the TMJ. Main supervisor Paula Frid, Thomas Augdal, Josefine Halbig, and Veronika Gjertsen Rypdal.

 

Tore A. Larheim

Professor, DDS, PhD, Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Department of Clinical Dentistry (IKO), UiT The Arctic University of Norway and University of Oslo (UiO),

Email: t.a.larheim@odont.uio.no

 

Role in project: Responsible for the radiological assessment including CBCT-scans as part of the clinical assessments in Tromsø. Co-supervisor Paula Frid.

 

 

Nils Thomas Songstad

MD, PhD, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, University Hospital of North-Norway (UNN)

Email: Nils.Thomas.Songstad@unn.no

 

Role in project: Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, UNN. Examination patients with JIA.

 

Thomas Augdal

MD, PhD fellow, Consultant radiologist, University Hospital of North-Norway (UNN).

Main supervisor Nordal, co-supervisor Rosendahl

Email: Thomas.Angell.Augdal@unn.no

 

Role in project: PhD fellow on TMJ imaging, Helse Nord funding.

 

Veronika Rypdal

MD, Resident, Dept of Paediatrics, University Hospital of North-Norway (UNN)

Main supervisor Nordal, co-supervisor ophthalmologist Geir Bertelsen (UNN/UiT)

Email: veronikagj@gmail.com

 

Role in project: PhD fellow 50%, Helse Nord funding. Main project in Nordic JIA cohort, but one project on uveitis and antihistone antibodies in the NorJIA cohort.

 

Paula Frid

DDS, Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital of North-Norway (UNN) and Public Dental Service Competence Centre of North Norway (TKNN).

PhD fellow 50% at Department of Clinical Medicine, UiT The Arctic University of Norway 2014-2019. Main supervisor Nordal, co-supervisors Larheim, Rosén, Al-Haroni, Nørholt.

Email: paula.frid@unn.no

 

Role in project: PhD fellow, Perform sub-study "Efficacy and safety of Intra-articular injections (IAIs) with Corticosteroids to the TM joints in children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)". Oral health assessment and TMJ examination of JIA patients and controls together with Josefine Halbig at TKNN, Tromsø. Advise as to study design and analysis, as well as writing / publishing.

 

Josefine Halbig

DDS, PhD fellow, Specialist in Pediatric dentistry, Public Dental Service Competence Centre of North Norway (TKNN) and Department of Clinical Dentistry (IKO), UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Main supervisor Ellen Nordal, co-supervisors: Birgitta Jønsson (IKO), UiT, Kasper Dahl-Kristensen (UiB)

Email: josefine.halbig@tromsfylke.no

 

Role in project: PhD-fellow on oral health-related quality of life and TMJ. Performs oral health assessment and TMJ examination of JIA patients and controls together with Paula Frid at TKNN, Tromsø.

 

Mohammed Al-Haroni

Associate professor, DDS, PhD, Department of Clinical Dentistry (IKO), UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Email: mohammed.al-haroni@uit.no

 

Role in project: Co-supervisor PhD fellow Paula Frid. Supervise microbiological and immunological analyses of saliva, blood and TMJ synovial fluid in sub-study "Efficacy and safety of Intra-articular injections (IAIs) with Corticosteroids to the TM joints in children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)".

 

Brita Hansen

Specialist nurse in pediatrics, and research assistant, University Hospital of North-Norway (UNN)

Email:Brita.Lena.Hansen@unn.no

 

Role in project: Coordinating all examinations of children with JIA at UNN and TKNN.

Århus

 

Sven Erik Nørholt

Professor, DDS, Ph.D. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark

E-mail: sven.erik.noerholt@aarhus.rm.dk

 

Role in project: Co-supervisor Paula Frid

 

Thomas Klit-Pedersen

Professor, DDS, Ph.D. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Orthodontics, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark

E-mail: thompede@rm.dk

 

Role in project: Take part in data-collection in the sub-study about "Efficacy and safety of Intra-articular injections (IAIs) with Corticosteroids to the TM joints in children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)".

 

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