CauseHealth Research Team

Elena Rocca and Rani Lill Anjum direct and carry out the CauseHealth research, education and communication activities in line with the stated mission and vision, together with the Research Team.

Fredrik Andersen

Philosopher of Science at HIOF, Norway, specialising on evidence evaluation, decision-making, ethics and basic assumptions in science and medicine.

Samantha Copeland

Philosopher of Ethics and Technology at TU Delft, the Netherlands, and Co-founder of the Serendipity Society, specialising in scientific discovery and expertise, and clinical research ethics.

Lisa Dive

Philosophically trained bioethicsist with a PhD in the epistemology of mathematics and an MPhil in the value of autonomy in health care, who now works primarily in the ethics of genomics and screening, with emphasis on the epistemic and ethical aspects of medicine and health care.

Ivor Ralph Edwards

Professor of Medicine, Senior Advisor and former Director for Uppsala Monitoring Centre, trained in general internal medicine and clinical pharmacology and working in clinical toxicology and causal evaluation.

Karin Mohn Engebretsen

Clinical Psychotherapist with a PhD in phenomenological and humanistic psychology from University of Oslo, Norway, specialising on burnout and medically unexplained symptoms.

Kai Brynjar Hagen

General Practitioner, District Medical Officer for communicable diseases, Senior Consultant at the Regional Centre for Morbid Obesity in North Norway, Advising Senior Consultant in the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV), interested in person centred care, core causes of obesity, and ecological thinking from individual to health policy.

Roger Kerry

Chartered Physiotherapist and Associate Professor of Physiotherapy at University of Nottingham, UK, with a PhD in Philosophy, specialising on causation, dispositions and the ontological and epistemological basis of evidence-based medicine.

Tobias Gustum Lindstad

Clinical Psychologist educated from University of Oslo, Norway, with background from community based primary care services, secondary public mental health care and private practice, writing on the relevance of epistemology and metaphysis for psychotherapy and psychotherapy research.

Matthew Low

Consultant Physiotherapist in the NHS and is a Visiting Associate at the Orthopaedic Research Institute at Bournemouth University, UK, working on the philosophy and practice of person-centred care, causal complexity of pain and critical clinical reasoning.

Hanne Oddli

Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Oslo, Norway, interested in the integration of knowledge and practice, qualitative approaches and transdisciplinary collaboration and methodological pluralism in psychotherapy research.

Christine Price

Patient advocate in England, UK, developing resources and tools to support people living with persistent pain, and their healthcare professionals, in social media, blogs, podcasts, webinars, training courses, interviews and publications.

John-Arne Skolbekken

Professor of Health Science at NTNU, Norway, specialising in medical risk communication and perception, and in the ethics, epistemology and psychological outcomes of medical screening.


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