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Maurice B Mittelmark

Professor, (Professor Emeritus since 2016. I have a part time position at the University of Bergen (where I have been since 1995), doing a bit of teaching, mentoring, student advising, research and committee work. Just like pre-retirement but not getting paid :-)

Editor-in-Chief, Handbook of Salutogenesis, 1st edition (2016) and 2nd edition (expected 2020)

  • Urke, Helga Bjørnøy; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Amugsi, Dickson Abanimi; Matanda, Dennis Juma. 2018. Resources for nurturing childcare practices in urban and rural settings: Findings from the Colombia 2010 Demographic and Health Survey. Child: Care, Health and Development. 44: 572-582. doi: 10.1111/cch.12570
  • Wold, Bente; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2018. Health-promotion research over three decades: The social-ecological model and challenges in implementation of interventions. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 46: 20-26. doi: 10.1177/1403494817743893
  • Agbadi, Pascal; Urke, Helga Bjørnøy; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2017. Household food security and adequacy of child diet in the food insecure region north in Ghana. PLoS ONE. 12. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177377
  • Cimadamore, Alberto Daniel; Lie, Gro Therese; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Ottemöller, Fungisai Gwanzura. 2016. Gro Th. Lie, Alberto D. Cimadamore et al. (2016) “Sustainability and Transdisciplinary Knowledge: Experience gained and challenges ahead” in Alberto D. Cimadamore et al. (Eds.) “Human development and sustainability science: the challange of transdisciplinary knowledge for social change”. Zed Books, London. 2016. Chapter 8, pages 157-173. In:
    • Cimadamore, Alberto Daniel; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lie, Gro Therese; Ottemöller, Fungisai Gwanzura. 2016. Alberto D. Cimadamore et al. (Eds.) “Development and sustainability: the challenge of social change”. Zed Books, London. 2016. Zed Books. 182 pages. ISBN: 978-1-78360-624-5.
  • Cimadamore, Alberto Daniel; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lie, Gro Therese; Gwanzura Ottemöller, Fungisai Puleng. 2016. Development and Sustainability. The challenge of social change. Zed Books. 182 pages. ISBN: 978-1-78360-623-8.
  • Cimadamore, Alberto Daniel; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lie, Gro Therese; Ottemöller, Fungisai Gwanzura. 2016. Alberto D. Cimadamore et al. (Eds.) “Development and sustainability: the challenge of social change”. Zed Books, London. 2016. Zed Books. 182 pages. ISBN: 978-1-78360-624-5.
  • Cimadamore, Alberto Daniel; Ottemöller, Fungisai Gwanzura; Lie, Gro Therese; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2016. Alberto D. Cimadamore et al. (2016) “Human development and sustainability science: transdisciplinary knowledge for positive social change” in Alberto D. Cimadamore et al. (Eds.) “Human development and sustainability science: the challange of transdisciplinary knowledge for social change”. Zed Books, London. 2016. Chapter 1, pages 1-23. In:
    • Cimadamore, Alberto Daniel; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lie, Gro Therese; Ottemöller, Fungisai Gwanzura. 2016. Alberto D. Cimadamore et al. (Eds.) “Development and sustainability: the challenge of social change”. Zed Books, London. 2016. Zed Books. 182 pages. ISBN: 978-1-78360-624-5.
  • Katisi, Masego; Daniel, Marguerite; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2016. Aspirations and realities in a North-South partnership for health promotion: Lessons from a program to promote safe male circumcision in Botswana. Globalization and Health. 12:42. 19 pages. doi: 10.1186/s12992-016-0179-3
  • Matanda, Dennis Juma; Urke, Helga Bjørnøy; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2016. Changes in optimal childcare practices in Kenya: Insights from the 2003, 2008-9 and 2014 demographic and health surveys. PLoS ONE. 11:e0161221. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161221
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Bull, Torill; Bouwman, Laura. 2016. Emerging Ideas Relevant to the Salutogenic Model of Health. 6, pages 45-56. In:
    • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Sagy, Shifra; Eriksson, Monica; Bauer, Georg F.*; Pelikan, Jurgen M.; Lindstrøm, Bengt; Espnes, Geir Arild. 2016. Handbook of Salutogenesis. Springer. 500 pages. ISBN: 978-3-319-04599-3.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Bull, Torill; Daniel, Marguerite; Urke, Helga Bjørnøy. 2016. Specific Resistance Resources in the Salutogenic Model of Health. Chapter 8, pages 71-76. In:
    • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Sagy, Shifra; Eriksson, Monica; Bauer, Georg F.*; Pelikan, Jurgen M.; Lindstrøm, Bengt; Espnes, Geir Arild. 2016. Handbook of Salutogenesis. Springer. 500 pages. ISBN: 978-3-319-04599-3.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Sagy, Shifra; Eriksson, Monica; Bauer, Georg F.*; Pelikan, Jurgen M.; Lindstrøm, Bengt; Espnes, Geir Arild. 2016. Handbook of Salutogenesis. Springer. 500 pages. ISBN: 978-3-319-04599-3.
  • Amugsi, Dickson Abanimi; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Oduro, Abraham. 2015. Association between maternal and child dietary diversity: An analysis of the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey. PLoS ONE. 10:e0136748. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136748
  • Benz, Carina; Bull, Torill; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Vaandrager, Lenneke. 2015. Culture in salutogenesis: The scholarship of Aaron Antonovsky. Global Health Promotion. 21: 16-23. doi: 10.1177/1757975914528550
  • Urke, Helga Bjørnøy; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2015. Associations between intimate partner violence, childcare practices and infant health: Findings from Demographic and Health Surveys in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru. BMC Public Health. 15:819. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2144-0
  • Amugsi, Dickson Abanimi; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lartey, Anna; Matanda, Dennis Juma; Urke, Helga Bjørnøy. 2014. Influence of childcare practices on nutritional status of Ghanaian children: A regression analysis of the Ghana Demographic and Health Surveys. BMJ Open. 4. 10 pages. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005340
  • Amugsi, Dickson; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lartey, Anna. 2014. Dietary diversity is a predictor of acute malnutrition in urban but not in rural settings: Evidence from Ghana. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research. 4: 4310-4324.
  • Matanda, Dennis Juma; Kigaru, Dorcus Mmbithe D.; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2014. Child undernutrition in Kenya: trend analyses from 1993 to 2008-09. BMC Pediatrics. 14. 13 pages. doi: 10.1186/1471-2431-14-5
  • Matanda, Dennis Juma; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Kigaru, Dorcus Mmbithe D. 2014. Breast-, complementary and bottle-feeding practices in Kenya: Stagnant trends were experienced from 1998 to 2009. Nutrition Research. 34: 507-517. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2014.05.004
  • Matanda, Dennis Juma; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Urke, Helga Bjørnøy; Amugsi, Dickson Abanimi. 2014. Reliability of demographic and socioeconomic variables in predicting early initiation of breastfeeding: A replication analysis using the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey data. BMJ Open. 4. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005194
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2014. Unintended effects in settings-based health promotion. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 42: 17-24. doi: 10.1177/1403494814545108
  • Urke, Helga Bjørnøy; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Valdivia, Martín. 2014. Trends in stunting and overweight in Peruvian pre-schoolers form 1991 to 2011: findings from the Demographic and Health Surveys. Public Health Nutrition. doi: 10.1017/S1368980014000275
  • Amugsi, Dickson Abanimi; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lartey, Anna. 2013. An analysis of socio-demographic patterns in child malnutrition trends using Ghana Demographic and Health Survey data in the period 1993-2008. BMC Public Health. 13. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-960
  • Bakhturidze, George; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Peikrishvili, Nana T. 2013. Attitudes towards smoking restrictions and tobacco advertisement bans in Georgia. BMJ Open. 3. 9 pages. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003461
  • Bakibinga, Pauline; Vinje, Hege Forbech; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2013. The role of religion in the work lives and coping strategies of Ugandan nurses. Journal of religion and health. 23: 1342-1352. doi: 10.1007/s10943-013-9728-8
  • Bull, Torill; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Gmatieyindu, Peter S. 2013. Vulnerable old women of Northern Ghana at risk of being ostracized for witchcraft: How wise village leadership brings them back from the brink. 10, pages 178-191. In:
    • Dutta, Mohan J.; Kreps, David G. 2013. Reducing Health Disparities: Communication Interventions. Peter Lang Publishing Group. 546 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4331-1905-7.
  • Bull, Torill; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Kanyeka, Ngasuma Eva. 2013. Assets for well-being for women living in deep poverty: through a salutogenic looking-glass. Critical Public Health. 23: 160-173. doi: 10.1080/09581596.2013.771811
  • Corbin, J. Hope; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lie, Gro Therese. 2013. Mapping synergy and antagony in North-South partnerships for health: a case study of the Tanzanian women's NGO KIWAKKUKI. Health Promotion International. 28: 51-60. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dar092
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2013. The Norwegian programme for research cooperation with India (INDNOR): A launching pad for expanded partnerships for health. Health for the Millions. 39: 22-27.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Bull, Torill. 2013. The salutogenic model of health in health promotion research. Global Health Promotion. 20: 30-38. doi: 10.1177/1757975913486684
  • Servan, Annette Kathinka; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2013. Resources for coping among women ex-offenders. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 14: 254-263. doi: 10.1080/14623730.2013.781871
  • Urke, Helga Bjørnøy; Bull, Torill; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2013. Child diet and healthy growth in the context of rural poverty in the Peruvian Andes: What influences primary caregivers' opportunities and choices? Global Health Promotion. 20: 5-13. doi: 10.1177/1757975913499031
  • Wilson, Angelina; Karim, Amtush Shakoor; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2013. Resources for adjusting well to work migration: Women from Northern Ghana working in head porterage in Greater Accra. Africa Today. 59: 25-38.
  • Bakhturidze, George; Peikrishvili, Nana T.; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2012. The public's attitudes towards tobacco sales restrictions: Evidence from a nationally representative survey in the former Soviet state of Georgia. Tobacco Control and Public Health in Eastern Europe. 2: 99-108. doi: 10.6084/m9.figshare.97675
  • Bakibinga, Pauline; Vinje, Hege Forbech; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2012. Self-tuning for job engagement: Ugandan nurses' selfcare strategies in coping with work stress. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 14: 3-12. doi: 10.1080/14623730.2012.682754
  • Bakibinga, Pauline; Vinje, Hege Forbech; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2012. Factors contributing to job engagement in Ugandan nurses and midwives. ISRN Public Health. 1. 9 pages. doi: 10.5402/2012/372573
  • Corbin, J. Hope; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lie, Gro Therese. 2012. Scaling-up and rooting-down: a case study of North-South partnerships for health from Tanzania. Global health action. 5: 1-11. doi: 10.3402/gha.v5i0.18369
  • Corwin, Lise; Corbin, J. Hope; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2012. Producing synergy in collaborations: A successful hospital innovation. The Innovation Journal - Public Sector Innovation Journal. 17.
  • Karlsen, Jan Erik; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2012. The war on drugs is lost. ScienceNordic. Published 2012-01-24. doi: www.sciencenordic.com
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2012. From associations to processes. 2, pages 11-16. In:
    • Wold, Bente; Samdal, Oddrun. 2012. An Ecological Perspective on Health Promotion Systems, Settings and Social Processes. Bentham eBooks. 92 pages. ISBN: 978-1-60805-564-7.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Amaral-Sabadini, Michaela Bitarello Do; Anderson, Peter; Gual, Antoni; Braddick, Fleur; Matrai, Silvia; Ysa, Tamyko. 2012. Computer-mediated communication in ALICE RAP: A methodology to enhance the quality of large-scale transdisciplinary research. The Innovation Journal - Public Sector Innovation Journal. 17.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Kickbush, Ilona; Rootman, Irving; Scriven, Angela; Tones, Keith. 2012. Helsefremmende arbeid : ideologier og begreper. Kapittel 1, pages 23-44. In:
    • Larsen, Torill Marie Bogsnes; Gammersvik, Åse. 2012. Helsefremmende sykepleie: teori og praksis. Fagbokforlaget. 229 pages. ISBN: 978-82-450-1139-5.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Wold, Bente; Samdal, Oddrun. 2012. The ecology of health promotion. Chapter 10, pages 85-89. In:
    • Wold, Bente; Samdal, Oddrun. 2012. An Ecological Perspective on Health Promotion Systems, Settings and Social Processes. Bentham eBooks. 92 pages. ISBN: 978-1-60805-564-7.
  • Aanes, Mette; Hetland, Jørn; Pallesen, Ståle; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2011. Does loneliness mediate the stress-sleep quality relation? The Hordaland Health Study. International psychogeriatrics. 23: 994-1002. doi: 10.1017/S1041610211000111
  • Bakibinga, Pauline; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Vinje, Hege Forbech. 2011. Lessons for building and retention of a stronger health workforce: job engagement among thriving nurses in Uganda. Tropical medicine & international health. 16: 339-339. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02861.x
  • Karlsen, Jan Erik; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2011. Fortapt ungdom? Bergens Tidende. 34-34.
  • Urke, Helga Bjørnøy; Bull, Torill; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2011. Socioeconomic status and chronic child malnutrition: wealth and maternal education matter more in the Peruvian Andes than nationally. Nutrition Research. 31: 741-747. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2011.09.007
  • Aanes, Mette; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Hetland, Jørn. 2010. Interpersonal stress and poor health: The mediating role of loneliness. European Psychologist. 15: 3-11. doi: 10.1027/1016-9040/a000003
  • Bull, Torill; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Brisbois, Norma. 2010. Living Conditions and Determinants of Social Position Amongst Women of Child-bearing Age in Very Poor Ruralities: Qualitative Exploratory Studies in India, Ghana, and Haiti. International Union for Health Promotion and Education, Paris. 161 pages.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Bull, Torill. 2010. Social determinants of rest deprivation amongst Ghanaian women: national and urban-rural comparisons with data from a cross-sectional nationally representative survey. BMC Public Health. 10. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-580
  • Stang, Ingun; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2010. Intervention to enhance empowerment in breast cancer self-help groups. Nursing Inquiry. 17: 47-57. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1800.2009.00465.x
  • Aanes, Mette; Hetland, Jørn; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2009. The Experience of Loneliness. Main and Interactive Effects of Interpersonal Stress, Social Support and Positive Affect. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 11: 25-33.
  • Allegrante, John P.; Barry, Margaret M.; Airhihenbuwa, Collins O.; Auld, M. Elaine; Collins, Janet L.; Lamarre, Marie-Claude; Magnusson, Gudjon; McQueen, David V.; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2009. Domains of core competency, standards, and quality assurance for building global capacity in health promotion: The Galway Consensus Conference Statement. Health Education & Behavior. 36: 476-482. doi: 10.1177/1090198109333950
  • Bancila, Delia; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2009. Measuring Interpersonal stress with the Bergen Social Relationships Scale: Psychometric Properties in Studies in Norway, Romania and Russia. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. 25: 260-265. doi: 10.1027/1015-5759.25.4.260
  • Bull, Torill; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2009. Work life and mental wellbeing of single and non-single working mothers in Scandinavia. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 37: 562-568. doi: 10.1177/1403494809340494
  • Lamarre, Marie Claude; Jackson, Suzanne; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Onya, Hans; Leger, Lawrie St.; Contu, Paolo. 2009. New horizons for social development. Global Health Promotion. 16: 65-68.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2009. Confessions of a scholastic distortionist and selectivist. Perspectives in Public Health. 129: 199-199.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2009. The social gradient in health in very poor ruralities: Insights from Southeast Asia. Health for the Millions. 35: 22-26.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2009. Views of Health Promotion Online (VHPO) is alive and kicking at www.vhpo.nte! Global Health Promotion. 16: 3-4.
  • Stang, Ingun; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2009. Learning as an empowerment process in breast cancer self-help groups. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 18: 2049-2057. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02320.x
  • Bull, Torill; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2008. Subjective well-being among employed lone mothers in Europe: the effects of level of work/family conflict and self-enhancement versus self-transcendence value orientation. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 10: 26-33.
  • Corbin, J. Hope; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2008. Partnership Lessons from The Global Programme of Health Promotion Effectiveness: A Case Study. Health Promotion International. 23: 365-371. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dan029
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2008. Setting an ethical agenda for health promotion. Health Promotion International. 23: 78-85. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dam035
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2008. Health Promotion. Health Promotion, pages 225-240. In:
    • Heggenhougen, Harald Kristian. 2008. International Encyclopedia of Public Health. Elsevier. 4483 pages. ISBN: 978-0-12-227225-7.
  • Bancila, Delia; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2007. Specificity in the Relationships Between Stressors and Psychological Distress among Romanian Adults: A Logitudinal Analysis. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 9: 4-15.
  • Barry, Margaret; Patel, Vikram; Jane-Llopis, Eva; Raeburn, John; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2007. Strengthening the evidence base for mental health promotion. Chapter 6, pages 67-86. In:
    • McQueen, David; Jones, Catherine. 2007. Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. 425 pages. ISBN: 978-0-387-70973-4.
  • Corbin, J. Hope; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2007. The Global Programme on Health Promotion Effectiveness: A case study of global partnership functioning. Chapter 4, pages 41-50. In:
    • McQueen, David; Jones, Catherine. 2007. Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. 425 pages. ISBN: 978-0-387-70973-4.
  • Jones, Catherine; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2007. The IUHPE blueprint for direct and sustained dialogue in partnership initiatives. Chapter 3, pages 33-40. In:
    • McQueen, David; Jones, Catherine. 2007. Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. 425 pages. ISBN: 978-0-387-70973-4.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2007. Foreword. Foreword, pages ix-x. In:
    • McQueen, David; Jones, Catherine. 2007. Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. 425 pages. ISBN: 978-0-387-70973-4.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2007. New IUHPE report series gives graduate students a new avenue to disseminate their research globally. Promotion & Education. 14: 4-5.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Cerqueira, Maria-Teresa; Corbin, J Hope; Lamarre, Marie-Claude. 2007. The impact of Canada on the global infrastructure for health promotion. Chapter 14, pages 237-246. In:
    • O'Neill, Michel; Pederson, Ann; Dupere, Sophie; Rootman, Irving. 2007. Health Promotion in Canada: Critical Perspectives. 406 pages. ISBN: 978-1-55130-325-3.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Jones, Catherine M.; Lamarre, Marie-Claude; Perry, Martha; van der Wel, Marianne Therese; Wise, Marilyn. 2007. Enhancing the quality and effectiveness of health promotion: Perspectives of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education. Chapter 23, pages 401-412. In:
    • McQueen, David; Jones, Catherine. 2007. Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.. 425 pages. ISBN: 978-0-387-70973-4.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Perry, Martha; Wise, Marilyn; Lamarre, Marie-Claude; Jones, Catherine. 2007. Enhancing the effectiveness of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education to move health promotion forward. Promotion & Education. 33-35.
  • Vinje, Hege; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2007. Job engagement's paradoxical role in nurse burnout. Nursing and Health Sciences. 9: 107-111. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-2018.2007.00310.x
  • Bancila, Delia; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Hetland, Jørn. 2006. The association of interpersonal stress with psychological distress in Romania. European Psychologist. 11: 39-49. doi: 10.1027/1016-9040.11.1.39
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2006. Norway. Norway, pages 119-122. In:
    • Jane-Llopis, Eva; Andersen, Peter. 2006. Mental Health Promotion and Mental Disorder Prevention Across Euroepan Member States: A Collection of Country Stories. 195 pages. ISBN: 92-79-01160-X.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2006. Book review: Health promotion: evidence and experience. Health Education Research. 21: 598-599. doi: 10.1093/her/cyl011
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Cerqueira, Maria-Teresa; Corbin, J Hope; Lamarre, Marie-Claude. 2006. L'influence du Canada sur l'infrastructure mondiale en promotion de la sante. 15, pages 322-333. In:
    • O'Neill, Michel; Dupere, Sophie; Pederson, Ann; Rootman, Irving. 2006. Promotion de la sante au Canada et ua Quebec -- perspectives critiques. 510 pages. ISBN: 2-7637-8449-6.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Wise, Marilyn; Nam, Eun Woo; Santos-Burgoa, Carlos; Fosse, Elisabeth; Hagard, Spencer; Tang, Kwok Cho. 2006. Mapping national capacity to engage in health promotion: Overview of issues and approaches. Health Promotion International. 21: 91-98.
  • Mukhopadhyay, Alok; Corbin, Hope; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2006. Public-private partnerships in European health care. Health of the Millions Vol 32, No 6&7, New Delhi. 116 pages.
  • Perry, Martha; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2006. The use of emerging technology to build health promotion capacity in regions with diversity in language and culture. Promotion & Education. XIII: 197-202.
  • Singhammer, John; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2006. Associations between mother's level of education and offspring's smoking and alcohol use in adulthood .. A 28 year longitudinal follow-up study. Journal of Public Health. 14: 132-138. doi: 10.1007/s10389-006-0022-z
  • Vinje, Hege; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2006. Deflecting the path to burnout among community health nurses: How the effective practice of self-care renews job engagement. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 8: 36-47.
  • Bancila, Delia; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2005. Specificity in the relationships between stressors and depressed mood among adolescents: The roles of gender and self-efficacy. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 7: 4-14.
  • Fosse, Elisabeth; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Skogli, Kristin. 2005. European Capacity for Health Promotion at the National Level: Report From HP-Source.net. University of Bergen, Bergen. 9 pages.
  • Jane-Llopis, Eva; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2005. No health without mental health. Promotion & Education. 4-5.
  • Lahtinen, Eero; Koskinen-Ollonqvist, Pirjo; Rouvinen-Wilenius, Päivi; Tuominen, Päivi; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2005. The development of quality criteria for research: a Finnish approach. Health Promotion International. 20: 306-315.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2005. Complementarity of IUHPE and WHO conferences on health promotion. Promotion & Education. XI: 202-202.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2005. The IUHPE's response to the tsunami disaster. Promotion & Education. XI: 203-203.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2005. Why "mental" health promotion? Promotion & Education. 55-57.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Fosse, Elisabeth; Jones, Catherine; Davies, Maggie; Davies, John Kenneth. 2005. Mapping European capacity to engage in health promotion at the national level: HP-Source.net. Promotion & Education. 33-39.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Puska, P; O'Byrne, D; Tang, KC. 2005. Health promotion: A sketch of the landscape. 2, pages 18-34. In:
    • Herrman, H; Saxena, S; Moodie, R. 2005. Promoting Mental Health: Concepts, Emerging Evidence, Practice. 310 pages. ISBN: 92-4-156294-3.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Wise, M; Nam, EW; Burgoa, CS; Fosse, Elisabeth; Hagard, Spencer; Tang, KC. 2005. Mapping National Capacity to Engage in Health Promotion: An Overview of Issues and Approaches. Background paper prepared for the 6th Global Conference of Health Promotion, Bangkok, Thailand, 7-11 August, 2005. University of Bergen, Bergen. 14 pages.
  • Monstad, Sturle Jostein; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard. 2005. Forskningsbasert informasjon om helse som virkemiddel for å øke eldres livskvalitet - tilpassing av nettsteder til eldre. 118 pages.
  • Singhammer, John; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Daltveit, Anne Kjersti; Tell, Grethe S. 2005. The influence on birthweight of maternal living conditions a decade prior to giving birth. Norsk Epidemiologi. 15: 91-98.
  • Connelly, J; Green, J; Lechner, L; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Rigby, AS; Roberts, C. 2004. The European Smoking Prevention Approach Project: Observations by six commentators. Health Education Research. 18: 664-677.
  • Fawkes, A; De Leeuw, E; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2004. Health futures @ Health2004. Journal of Futures Studies. 9: 107-114.
  • Fosse, Elisabeth; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Hagard, Spencer. 2004. Database on health promotion infrastructure, policy and practice (HP-Source). European Journal of Public Health. 14: 24-24.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2004. How to influence policy. Chapter 3, pages 29-38. In:
    • Moodie, R; Hulme, A. 2004. Hands-on Health Promotion. 418 pages. ISBN: 0-9578617-6-1.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2004. Take the lead in networking with international visitors. Health Promotion Journal of Australia. 15: 4-5.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2004. Health promotion and the research methods in social science. Michael Quarterly. 1: 212-220.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Henriksen, Sigrun G; Siqveland, Johan; Torsheim, Torbjørn. 2004. Chronic social stress in the community and associations with psychological distress: A social psychological perspective. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 6: 4-16.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Aarø, Leif Edvard; Henriksen, Sigrún Guðlaugsdóttir; Siqveland, Johan; Torsheim, Torbjørn. 2004. Chronic Social Stress in the Community and Associations with Psychological Distress: A Social Psychological Perspective. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 6: 4-16.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Gillis, D; Hsu-Hage, B. 2004. Community development: the role of HIA. Chapter 13, pages 143-152. In:
    • Kemm, J; Parry, J; Palmer, S. 2004. Health Impact Assessment. Oxford University Press. 423 pages.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B; Lamarre, MC; Jones, C; Green, J; Davies, JK. 2004. Research and parctice for equity in health: Actions of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education. Health Promotion Practice. 5: 115-117.
  • Hauge, Hans Abraham; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2003. Helsefremmende arbeid i en brytningstid : fra monolog til dialog. Fagbokforlaget. 318 pages. ISBN: 8276749089.
  • Hauge, Hans Abraham; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2003. Helsefremmende arbeid i en brytningstid: fra momolog til diolog? 318 pages. ISBN: 82-7674-908-9.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2003. Action for health promotion's advancement. Health Promotion International. 18: 81-82.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2003. Five strategies for workforce development for mental health promotion. Promotion & Education. 10: 20-22.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2003. The role of professional education in building capacity for health promotion in the Global South: Case study from Norway. MANGLER. 13: 35-39.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Hauge, Hans Abraham. 2003. Helsefremmende politikk for vurdering av helsekonsekvenser: Hvorfor lokalsamfunn og nærmiljø er de sentrale arenaene. Kapittel, pages 39-51. In:
    • Hauge, Hans Abraham; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2003. Helsefremmende arbeid i en brytningstid: fra momolog til diolog? 318 pages. ISBN: 82-7674-908-9.
  • Jackson, Sharon; Shiferaw, Beletshachew; Anderson, Roger; Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Heuser, Mark. 2002. Racial differences in services utilization: The Forsyth County Aging Study. Journal of health care for the poor and underserved. 13: 320-333.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2002. Global conferences for solving social problems: Are the gains sufficient? Promotion & Education. 9: 87-88.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2002. Effectiveness, Effeciency and Equity, 3rd Edition. Health Education Research. 17: 376-377.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2002. Critical challenges in the development of health promotion: Broadening the knowledge base. Promotion & Education. S1: s4-s5.
  • Singhammer, John; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2002. Differences among Married and Unmarried Men and Women in The Relationship Between Percieved Physical Health and Perceived Mental Health. Norsk Epidemiologi. 12.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2001. Promoting Social responsibility for health: Health impact assessment and healthy public policy at the community level. Health Promotion International. 16: 269-274.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2001. Investing in communities: Principle, panacea or placebo? Tijdschrift voor gezonheidswetenschappen. 8: 532-535.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Akerman, M; Gillis, D; Kosa, K; O'Neill, M; Piette, D; Restrepo, H; Rootman, I; Saan, H; Springett, J; Wallerstein, N; Westphal, M; Wise, M. 2001. Open letter to WHO Director General, Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland. Health Promotion International. 16: 3-4.
  • Ottemöller, FGP; Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Patel, V; Todd, CH; Machamire, E. 2001. Functional disability and common mental disorders in Harare, Zimbabwe: Trends over one year. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 2: 16-22.
  • Fosse, Elisabeth; Hauge, Hans Abraham; Hem, Hans-Einar; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 2000. Delutredning til prosjektet ”Nasjonal handlingsplan for folkehelsen” HENÆR-rapport nr. 9/2000. HENÆR-rapport. 9/2000. Høgskolen i Vestfold. 40 pages.
  • Jones, C; Bunde-Birouste, A; Labonte, R; Levin, D; Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Wise, M. 2000. Advocacy: An IUHPE priority (news). Health Education Research. 15: 511-514.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Aarö, LE; Annus, R; Brænde, A; Christie, M; Vorsic, M. 2000. Benchmarking for Health Promotion: Formative Evaluations of the Verona Benchmark I in Estonia, Norway and Slovenia. Promotion & Education. VII: 24-32.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Kvernevik, AM; Kannas, L; Davis, J. 2000. Health promotion curricula: Cross-national comparisons of essential reading. Promotion & Education. 9: 27-32.
  • Tones, K; Mittelmark, Maurice B.; Sorensen, J. 2000. Collaboration between Health Education Research and the International Union of Health Promotion and Education. Health Education Research. 15: 241.
  • Black, David; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1999. Equity in health: A fundamental human right. 56-62. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1999. The evidence of health promotion effectiveness: Shaping public health in a new Europe. Part Two.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1999. Social ties and health promotion: Suggestions for population-based research. Health Education Research. 14: 447-452.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1999. Health promotion and the community-wide level: Lessons from diverse perspectives. 3-27. In:
    • Bracht, Neil. 1999. Health Promotion at the Community Level: New advances. ISBN: 0-7619-1304-1.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1999. The psychology of social influence and healthy public policy. Preventive Medicine. 29: 24-29.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1999. Health promotion in the new public health policy of the European Union. Euronews. 5.
  • Newman, AB; Shemanski, L; Manolio, T; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Polak, JF; Powe, NR; Siscovick, D. 1999. Ankle-arm index as a predictor of cardiovascular disease and mortality in the Cardiovascular Heart Study. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. 19: 538-545.
  • Nurk, Eha; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Suurorg, Lagle; Tur, Inna; Luiga, Ester. 1999. Trends in Tobacco Use among Estonian and Russian Youth in Tallin. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 27: 301-306.
  • Liebson, Philip; Drenthen, Ton; Fullard, Elaine; Kottke, Thomas; van der Wouden, Johannes; Fowler, Godfrey; Morgan, Judith; Bengtsson, Calle; Beaglehole, Robert; Stiggelbout, Willem; Pearson, Thomas; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1998. Facilitating preventive cardiology practices in primary care. 46-52. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1998. Preventive Cardiology. ISBN: 0-87993-692-4.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1998. The psychology of social influence and health public policy. Preventive Medicine.
  • Suggs, PK; Longino, CF; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1998. Faculty training in geriatrics and gerontology: A collaboration of institutions. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education. 19: 37-54.
  • Jackson, Sharon; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1997. Unmet need for formal home and community services among African-American and white older adults: The Forsyth County Aging Study. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 16: 298-316.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1997. Health promotion settings. Internet Journal of Health promotion.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1997. Halsefråmjande projeckt på lokalplanet från centrala initativ till lokalt ågande. Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 14: 242-253.
  • Schulz, Richard; Newson, Jason; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Hirsch, Calvin; Jackson, Sharon. 1997. Health effects of caregiving: A ancillary study of the Cardiovascular Health Study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 19: 110-116.
  • Siscovick, David; Fried, Linda; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Rutan, Gail; Bild, Diane; OLeary, Dan. 1997. Exercise intensity and subclinical cardiovascular disease in the elderly: The Cardiovascular Health Study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 145: 977-986.
  • Blake, S.M.; Casperson, C.J.; Finnegan, J.; Crow, R.A.; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Ringhofer, K.R. 1996. The Shape Up Challenge: A Community-based worksite exercise competition. American Journal of Health Promotion. 11: 23-34.
  • Fleischer, A.B.; McFarlane, M.; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1996. Skin conditions and symptoms are common in the elderly: The prevalence of skin symptoms and conditions in an elderly population. The Journal of Geriatric Dematology. 144: 351-362.
  • Longino, C.L.; Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1996. Sociodemographic Aspects. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1996. Comprehensive Review of Geriatric Psychiatry--II Second Edi tion.
  • Mittelmark, Maurice B. 1996. Centrally initiated health promotion: Getting on the agenda of a community and transforming a project to local ownership. Internet Journal of Health promotion.
  • Newman, A.B.; Shemanski, L.; Manolio, T.A.; Cushman, M.; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Polak, J.F; Powe, N.; Laslett, L.; Siscovick, D. 1996. Ankle arm index as a predictor of cardiovascular disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Circulation. 144.

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Maurice Barry Mittelmark

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Department of Health Promotion and Development

Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen

Christiesgt. 13, N‑5020 Bergen, Norway

 

Mobile:               +47 95 13 92 25

E‑mail:                maurice.mittelmark@gmail.com

 

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen (from June 2016)
  • Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen (1995 to 2016)
  • Associate Professor/Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University  (1987-1995)
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota (1978 to 1987)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, University of Houston (1974-1977)

 

EDUCATION   

 

  • Bachelor of Science (general psychology), University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1974
  • Master of Arts (social psychology), University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1977
  • Doctor of Philosophy (social, community and health psychology), University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1978

 

CERTIFICATIONS and RECOGNITION

 

§ American Psychological Association Division 38 Research Award, 1977

  • Fellow (FCEP), Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, American Heart Association, from 1982
  • Fellow (FACE), American College of Epidemiology, from 1986
  • Teaching Excellence Prize, University of Bergen, Faculty of Psychology, 2003
  • Honorary Academician (HonFRSH), Royal Society for Public Health, from 2007
  • Teaching Excellence Prize, University of Bergen, Faculty of Psychology, 2011
  • Curriculum Development Excellence Award (Master’s Programme in Global Development Theory and Practice (curriculum development leader MB Mittelmark with curriculum development members H Haukanes and M Daniel), Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 2015

 

PRODESSIONAL ACTIVITIES FOLLOWING TRANSITION TO EMERITUS PROFESSOR

2018

  • Examiner, HEFR342 Resource Approaches to Health and wellbeing, master’s course in Health Promotion and Health Psychology, Department of Health Promotion and Development, Spring semester, 2018.
  • Research proposal reviewer, VENI Grant programme, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (National Research Council), February 2018.
  • Seminar presenter, ‘Participatory mixed methods action research: optimal outlier methodology’, Departmental seminar, Department of Health Promotion and Development, 22 January 2018
  • Colloquium organiser, ‘Interactions amongst the sustainable development goals and Targets’, Research group Multicultural Venues, Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, 18 January 2018
  • Lecturer, ‘Assets’, Master’s Programme in Health Promotion, Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, 16 January 2018

 

2017

  • Lecturer, ‘Action research’, Master’s Programme in Global Development Theory and Practice, Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, 30 November 2017
  • Seminar speaker, ‘Action research in the context of the national public health programme 2017-2027’, National Public Health Institute (FHI), Bergen, 7 November 2017
  • Guest lecturer, ‘Salutogenesis’, International Study Program in Basic Body Awareness Therapy,  Western Norway University of the Applied Sciences, Bergen, 13 October 2017
  • Seminar speaker, ‘The supervisor-candidate relationship’: recognising and preventing problems’, Graduate School in Growth and Human Development (GHIG) Fall Seminar, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 6 September 2017
  • Plenary speaker, University of Zurich Salutogenesis Conference ‘Salutogenesis after Antonovsky’, Zurich, 8 September 2017
  • Panel member and speaker, Young Research Leaders Programme, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 4 April 2017
  • Reviewer, PhD project proposal (applicant name and title confidential) submitted to the Graduate School for Growth and Development (GHIG), University of Bergen, March 2017
  • Speaker, National Institute for Public Health’s staff research seminar ‘Orientation to health promotion for public health professionals’, Public Health Institute, Bergen, 15 March 2017
  • Mentor, Dr. Annegreet Wubs, Candidate in the Program for Young Research Leaders (The University of Bergen, the University of Oslo, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology and the University of Tromsø), a management training program for young research leaders working in the fields of psychology and pedagogy.
  • Member, Mid-way evaluation committee, PhD candidate (name confidential), Graduate School for Growth and Human Development (GHIG), Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen
  • Plenary speaker, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. ‘Salutogenesis: The Journey from its Origins.’ Be’er Sheva, Israel, 24 January 2017.
  • Lecturer, University of Bergen
    • Master’s course HEFR 342 ‘Extra-personal assets for health’, 8 February 2017
  • Master’s course GLODE  306 ‘Communication processes and information technology required for effective health promotion,, 9 February 2017
  • Master’s course GLODE 306 ‘Evidence-based health promotion’, 14 February 2017
  • Master’s course GLODE 307 ‘Needs assessment and evaluation’, 10 March2017
  • Master’s course GLODE 307 ‘Risk and resource perspectives on development practice’, 23 March 2017
  • Graduate School Growth and Human Development (GHIG) PhD course ‘Resource-based Approaches to Health’, 3-5 April 2017
  • Master’s course GLODE 304 ‘Introduction to regression analysis’and ‘Slightly more advanced regression analysis’ ,11 and 16 May 2017

2016

  • Reviewer, PhD project proposal (name and title confidential) submitted Social Sciences Group, Health and Society, Wageningen University
  • Chair, PhD Evaluation Committee, dissertation ‘Long term sick leave and work rehabilitation’ (Irene Øyeflaten), Department of Health Promotion and University of Bergen
  • Back-translator, Visual Analogue Moods Scale, PhD project ‘Well-being, reciprocity and communication dementia’ (Kristine Madsø), Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Bergen
  • Member, Appeals Committee, Master’s thesis (name and title confidential), Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen
  • Reviewer, manuscript submitted to PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Review and Site Visit Panel member, MSc and BSc programmes in Communications Science, Wageningen University
  • Co-investigator, research proposal submitted to the Norwegian Research Council’s KLIMAFORSK programme, ‘Positive deviant’ home-based child health care: adapting to climate threats in South Africa & Ghana (PoDeCC  SAGha)’, Marguerite Daniel PI, Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen
  • Work group member, Internship planning connected to the Global Development Theory and Practice (GLODE) Master’s Programme, Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen
  • Reviewer Panel Member, Assessment of applicants for two Associate Professor positions at the Institute of Health Promotion, University College of Southeast Norway
  • Peer Reviewer, Research Councils UK
  • Book proposal reviewer, Springer Social Sciences for Latin America
  • Selection Committee, four-year PhD stipend in child protection, Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen
  • Main PhD advisor roles
    • George Bakhturidze, dissertation submitted for evaluation Spring 2017
    • Helga B. Urke, dissertation submitted for evaluation Spring 2017
  • Speaker, Graduate School for Growth and Human Development (GHIG), ‘Getting your paper accepted in an international peer review journal’, 20 October, 2016
  • Lecturer, Master’s Programme in Global Development Theory and Practice, ‘Participatory action research’, 1 December, 2016
  PUBLICATIONS   2018  

Wold B and Mittelmark MB (2018) Health promotion research in three decades: social-ecological models and challenges in implementation of interventions. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, in press.

 

Urke H and Mittelmark MB (2018) Resources for Nurturing Child Care Practices in Urban and Rural Settings: Findings from the Colombia 2010 Demographic and Health Survey. Child: Care, Health & Development, revision submitted.

    2017   Agbadi P, Urke HB, Mittelmark MB (2017) Household food security and adequacy of child diet in the food insecure region north in Ghana. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177377. ttps://doi.org/10.1371/ journal.pone.0177377.   Mittelmark MB. Orientation to health promotion for public health professionals. Norwegian Public Health Institute, Bergen, March, 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/1956/15695.     2016   Mittelmark MB, Kickbusch I, Rootman R, Scriven A. (2016). Health promotion. In: S Quah (Ed.) International Encyclopedia of Public Health, 2nd Edition. Academic Press, pp. 450-462.   Matanda DJ, Urke HB, Mittelmark MB (2016) Changes in Optimal Childcare Practices in Kenya: Insights from the 2003, 2008-9 and 2014 Demographic and Health Surveys, PLOS1, 11(8):e0161221. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0161221.   Katisi M, Daniel M, and Mittelmark MB (2016) Aspirations and realities in a North-South partnership for health promotion: lessons from a program to promote safe male circumcision in Botswana. Globalization and Health, 12.42, DOI 10.1186/s12992-016-0179-3.   Mittelmark, MB (2016) The Bergen Social Relationships Scale (BSRS): A short questionnaire for the measurement of psychosocial stress in epidemiological studies. Bergen Open Research Archive (BORA), http://hdl.handle.net/1956/12212.   Mittelmark MB, Sagy S, Eriksson M, Bauer G, Pelikan J, Lindström B, Espnes G (Eds.) (2016) The Handbook of Salutogenesis. Springer Publishing, New York. ISBN 978-3-319-04599-3. http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-319-04600-6.   Mittelmark MB. Introduction to the handbook of salutogenesis (Chapter 1, ibid).   Mittelmark MB and Bauer G. The meanings of salutogenesis (Chapter 2, ibid).   Mittelmark MB, Bull T, Bouwman L. Emerging ideas relevant to the salutogenic model of health (Chapter 6, ibid).   Mittelmark MB, Bull T, Daniel M, Urke H. Specific resistance resources in the salutogenic model of health (Chapter 9, ibid).   Eriksson M and Mittelmark MB. The sense of coherence and its measurement (Chapter 12, ibid).   Cimadamore AD, Mittelmark MB, Lie GT, Ottemöller FPG (2016) Development and Sustainability: The Challenge of Social Change. Zed Books, London.   Cimadamore AD, Ottemöller FPG, Lie GT, Mittelmark MB. Development and sustainability science: knowledge for positive change (Chapter 1, ibid).   Lie GT, Cimadamore AD, Mittelmark MB, Ottemöller FPG. Sustainability and transdisciplinary knowledge: experience gained and challenges ahead. Chapter 7, ibid).   Mittelmark MB (2016). Addiction and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe: Reframing Addictions Project (ALICE RAP). Final Evaluation Report Deliverable 21.1, Work Package 21. Bergen Open Research Archive (BORA), http://hdl.handle.net/1956/11833.   Bakhturidze G. Peikrishvili N, Mittelmark M (2016) . The influence of public opinion on tobacco control policy-making in Georgia: Perspectives of governmental and non-governmental stakeholders. Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, 2(January):1. DOI: www.dx.doi.org/10.18332/tpc/61580   2015   Urke, HB., and Mittelmark MB. Associations between intimate partner violence, childcare practices and infant health: findings from Demographic and Health Surveys in Bolivia, Colombia and Peru. BMC Public Health, 15:819, DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2144-0   Amugsi, Dickson Abanimi, Maurice B. Mittelmark, and Abraham Oduro. Association between Maternal and Child Dietary Diversity: An Analysis of the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey. PloS one 10.8 (2015): e0136748. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0136748.   Corbin, J. Hope, Maurice B. Mittelmark, and Gro T. Lie. "Grassroots volunteers in context: rewarding and adverse experiences of local women working on HIV and AIDS in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania." Global health promotion (2015): 1757975915569514.  

Benz, Carina; Bull, Torill; Mittelmark, Maurice B; Vaandrager, Lenneke.

Culture in salutogenesis: The scholarship of Aaron Antonovsky. Global Health Promotion 2015, 21.(4):16-23.

  2014   Mittelmark MB. Unintended effects in settings-based health promotion. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 2014; 42 (Suppl 15, peer reviewed):17-24.   Amugsi DA, Mittelmark MB, Lartey A. Dietary Diversity is a predictor of acute malnutrition in rural but not in urban setting: Evidence from Ghana. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, 2014;4(25):4310-4324. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.9734/BJMMR/2014/10014.   Matanda DJ, Mittelmark MB, Kigaru DMD. Breast- complementary and bottle-feeding practices in Kenya: stagnant trends were experienced from 1998 to 2009. Nutrition Research, 2014;14:507-517. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nutres.2014.05.004.   Amugsi DA. Mittelmark MB, Lartey A, Matanda DJ, Urke HB. Influence of childcare practices on nutritional status of Ghanian Children: A regression analysis of the Ghana Demographic and health Surveys. BMJ Open, 2014;4: doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005340.   Matanda DJ, Mittelmark MB, Urke HB, Amugsi DA. Reliability of demographic and socioeconomic variables in predicting early initiation of breastfeeding: a replication analysis using the Kenya Demographic and Health Survey data. BMJ Open, 2014;4: doi.10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005194.   Benz C, Bull T, Mittelmark MB, Vaandrager L. Culture in Salutogenesis: The Scholarship of Aaron Antonovsky. Global Health Promotion. 2014,  DOI: 10.1177/1757975914528550.   Urke H, Mittelmark MB, Valdivia M. Trends in stunting and overweight in Peruvian pre-schoolers from 1991-2011: Findings from the Demographic and Health Surveys. Public Health Nutrition, 2014, doi:10.1017/S1368980014000275.   Matanda D, Mittelmark MB and Kigaru DM. Child undernutrition in Kenya: trend analyses from 1993 to 2008-09. BMC Pediatrics 2014, 14:5 doi:10.1186/1471-2431-14-5.   2013  

Bull T, Mittelmark MB, Gmatieyindu PS. (2013) Vulnerable old women of northern Ghana at risk of being ostracized for witchcraft: How wise village leadership brings them back from the brink. In G.Kreps and MJ Dutta (Eds.) Reducing Health Disparities: Communication Intervention. Peter Lang, New York.

  Corbin JH, Mittelmark MB, Lie G. Mapping synergy and Antagony in North-South partnerships for health: a case study of the Tanzanian women’s NGO KIWEAKKUKI. Health Promotion International, 2013;28(1):51-60.   Urke HB, Bull T, Mittelmark MB. Child diet and healthy growth in the context of rural poverty in the Peruvian Andes: What influences primary caregivers’ opportunities and choices? Global Health Promotion, 2013, 20(3):5-13.   Mittelmark MB. The Norwegian programme for research cooperation with India (INDNOR): A launching pad for expanded partnerships for health. Health for the Millions, 2013, 39;3:22-27.   Amugsi DA, Mittelmark MB, Lartey A. An analysis of socio-demographic patterns in child malnutrition trends using Ghana demographic and health survey data in the period 1993—2008. BMC Public Health 2013, 13:960 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-960.   Mittelmark MB and Bull T. The salutogenic model of health in health promotion research. Global Health Promotion, 2013;20(2):30-38.   Wilson A and Mittelmark MB. Resources for adjusting well to work migration: Women from Northern Ghana working in head porterage in Greater Accra. Africa Today, 2013, 59(4):25-38.   Bakhturidze G, Mittelmark MB, Aarø LE and Peikrishvili NT. Attitudes towards smoking restrictions and tobacco advertisement bans in Georgia. BMJ Open, 2013;3: e003461. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003461.   Bakibinga P, Vinje H, Mittelmark MB. The role of religion in the work lives and coping of Ugandan nurses and midwives. Journal of Religion and Health, 2013. DOI 10.1007/s10943-013-9728-8.   Servan A and Mittelmark MB. (2013) Resources for coping among women ex-offenders. International Journal of mental Health Promotion, DOI:10.1080/14623730.2013.781871.   Bull T, Mittelmark MB, Kanyeka NE. Assets for well-being for women living in deep poverty: through a salutogeneic looking glass. Critical Public Health, 2013. DOI:10.1080/09581596.2013.771811   2012   Bakhturidze G Peikrishvili NT, Mittelmark MB, Aarø LE. The public's attitudes towards tobacco sales restrictions: Evidence from a nationally representative survey in the former Soviet state of Georgia. Tobacco Control and Public Health in Eastern Europe 2012; 2(2): 99-108.   Mittelmark MB, Amaral-Sabadini MBD, Anderson P, Gual A, Braddick F, Matrai S, Ysa T. Computer-mediated communication in ALICE RAP: A methodology to enhance the quality of large-scale transdisciplinary research. The Innovation Journal: The Public Sector Innovation Journal, 2012;17(3), 291, article 3. Available at http://www.innovation.cc/scholarly-style/mittelmark_cmc_alice_rap5_1nov1....   Corbin JH, Mittelmark MB, Lie Gro Th. Scaling-up and rooting-down: a case study of North-South partnerships for health from Tanzania. Global Health Action 2012, 5: 18369 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v5i0.18369.   Bakibinga P, Vinje HF, Mittelmark M. Factors contributing to job engagement in Ugandan nurses and midwives. IRSN Public Health, 2012, Article ID 372573, doi:10.5402/2012/372573.   Bakibinga P, Vinje HF, Mittelmark MB. Self-tuning for job engagement: Ugandan nurses’ self-care strategies in coping with work stress. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 2012. DOI:10.1080/14623730.2012.682754.    Corwin L, Corbin JH, Mittelmark MB. Producing synergy in collaborations: A successful hospital innovation. The Innovation Journal, 2012:17(1), http://www.innovation.cc/scholarly-style/lise_corwin_v17i1a5.pdf   Mittelmark MB (2012) From associations to processes. In: b Wold and O Samdal (eds.) An Ecological Perspective on Health Promotion Systems, Settings and Social Processes, pp 11-16. Bentham Science Publishers.   Mittelmark MB, Wold B, Samdal O (2012) The ecology of health promotion. In: b Wold and O Samdal (eds.) An Ecological Perspective on Health Promotion Systems, Settings and Social Processes, pp 85-89. Bentham Science Publishers.   2011   Bakibinga P, Mittelmark MB, Vinje H. Lessons for building and retention of a stronger health workforce: job engagement among thriving nurses in Uganda. Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2011;16(Supp 1):339.   Urke HB, Bull T, Mittelmark MB. Socioeconomic status and chronic child malnutrition: wealth and maternal education matter more in the Peruvian Andes than nationally. Nutrition Research, 2011,31(10):741-747.   Aanes MM, Hetland J, Pallesen S, Mittelmark MB. Does loneliness mediate the stress-sleep quality relation? The Hordaland  Health Study. International Psychogeriatrics, 2011;23(6):994-1002.   2010   Mittelmark MB and Bull T. Social determinants of rest deprivation amongst Ghanaian women: national and urban-rural comparisons with data from a cross-sectional nationally representative study. BMC Public Health, 2010, 10:580.   Stang I, Mittelmark MB. Intervention to Enhance Empowerment in Breast Cancer Self-Help Groups. Nursing Inquiry. Nursing Inquiry, 2010, 17(1), 47-57.   Aanes M, Mittelmark MB, Hetland J. Interpersonal stress and health: The mediating role of loneliness. European Psychologist, 2010, 15(1), 3-11.   Bull T and Mittelmark MB (eds.) Living Conditions and Determinants of Social Position Amongst Women of Child-bearing Age in Very Poor Ruralities: Qualitative Exploratory Studies in India, Ghana and Haiti. IUHPE Research Report Series, Volume V, Number1, 2010. ISSN.1992-433X. International Union for health Promotion and education, Paris.

 

Mittelmark MB (2010) Getting your paper published with minimum sweat and tears: insider advice from a journal editor. Creating Knowledge VI. Information Literacy and Diversity in Higher education: Mapping the Learning environment. 8-10 December, Bergen, Norway.

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2009

 

Mittelmark MB. Health impact assessment at the community level (2009). In: CE Lloyd, S Spurr, S Earle, J Douglas, S Handsley and LC Jones (eds.) A Reader in Promoting Public Health. Sage Publications.

 

Mittelmark MB, Kickbusch I, Rootman R, Scriven A. Health Promotion. In: K Heggenhougen, et al (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Public Health, Volume 3, pp. 225-240, 2009. Elsevier Press.

 

Allegrante, John P.; Barry, Margaret M.; Airhihenbuwa, Collins O.; Auld, M. Elaine; Collins, Janet L.; Lamarre, Marie-Claude; Magnusson, Gudjon; McQueen, David V.; Mittelmark, Maurice B. Domains of core competency, standards, and quality assurance for building global capacity in health promotion: The Galway Consensus Conference Statement. Health Education & Behavior 2009 ;Volume 36.(3) s. 476-482
 

Singhammer J and Mittelmark MB. Standard measures of inter-generational social mobility distort actual patterns of mobility and health behaviour: evidence for a better methodology. Critical Public Health, 2009, 20(2), 223-232.

 

Mittelmark MB. The Social Gradient in Health in Very Poor Rural Areas: Insights from Southeast Asia. Health for the Millions. 2009;35 (4&5):22-26.

  Stang I, Mittelmark MB. Learning as an empowerment process in breast cancer self-help groups. J Clin Nurs. 2009 Jul;18(14):2049-57.

 

Aanes, M, Mittelmark MB, Hetland, J (2009). Interpersonal stress and loneliness in middle adulthood. The impact of social support and positive affect. International Journal of mental Health Promotion, 11(4), 25-33.

  Mittelmark MB. Confessions of a scholastic distortionist and selectivist. Perspectives in Public Health. 2009 Sep;129(5):199.   Bancila D, Mittelmark MB. Measuring interpersonal stress wih the Bergen Social Relationships Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. 2009;25(4):260-265.   Bull T, Mittelmark MB. Work life and mental wellbeing of single and non-single working mothers in Scandinavia. Scand J Public Health. 2009 Aug;37(6):562-8.   Mittelmark MB. Overview of content. Glob Health Promot. 2009;Suppl 1:14-5.   Lamarre MC, Jackson S, Mittelmark MB, Onya H, Leger LS, Contu P. New horizons for social development. Glob Health Promot. 2009 Mar;16(1):65-8.   Mittelmark MB. Views of Health Promotion Online (VHPO) is alive and kicking at www.vhpo.net! Glob Health Promot. 2009 Mar;16(1):3-4.   2008   Mittelmark MB. Promotion & Education becomes Global Health Promotion. Promot Educ. 2008 Dec;15(4):3.   Vinje HF, Mittelmark MB. Community nurses who thrive: the critical role of job engagement in the face of adversity. J Nurses Staff Dev. 2008 Sep-Oct;24(5):195-202.   Corbin JH, Mittelmark MB. Partnership lessons from the Global Programme for Health Promotion Effectiveness: a case study. Health Promot Int. 2008 Dec;23(4):365-71.   Perry MW, Mittelmark MB. Publication ethics: a collective responsibility. Promot Educ. 2008 Sep;15(3):3-4, 44-5, 50-1.  

Bull, T. & Mittelmark, MB. Subjective well-being amongst employed lone mothers in Europe: the effects of level of work-family conflict and self-enhancement versus self-transcendence value orientation. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 2008; 10(3) 26-33

  Perry MW, Mittelmark MB. Commentary: improving the quality and effectiveness of IUHPE communications: work plan 2007--2010. Promot Educ. 2008 Jun;15(2):40-1.   Mittelmark MB. Health promotion: a professional community for social justice. Promot Educ. 2008 Jun;15(2):3-5, 46-8, 59-61.   Stang, I., Mittelmark, M.B. Social Support and Interpersonal Stress in Professional-Led Cancer Self-Help Groups. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 2008;10(2), 15-25   König C, Mittelmark MB. Higher education in health promotion in Europe: a comparative analysis of master's level training programmes using HP-Source.net. Promot Educ. 2008;15(1):30-5.   Mittelmark MB. Setting an ethical agenda for health promotion. Health Promot Int. 2008 Mar;23(1):78-85.   2007   Mittelmark MB, Perry MW, Wise M, Lamarre MC, Jones CM. Enhancing the effectiveness of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education to move health promotion forward. Promot Educ. 2007;Suppl 2:33-5.   Mittelmark MB. New IUHPE research report series gives graduate students a new avenue to disseminate their research globally. Promot Educ. 2007;14(1):4-5, 42-3, 53-4.   Vinje HF, Mittelmark MB. Job engagement's paradoxical role in nurse burnout. Nurs Health Sci. 2007 Jun;9(2):107-11.  

Bancila, D. & Mittelmark, B.M. (2007) “Specificity in relationships between stressors and psychological distress among Romanian adults: a longitudinal analysis” International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 4(9), 4-15.

 

Mittelmark MB, Cerqueira MT, Corbin JH, Lamarre MC. The impact of Canada on the global infrastructure for health promotion. In O,Neill M, Pederson A, Dupéré S, Rootman I (eds.) Health Promotion in Canada: Critical Perspectives. Second Edition. 2007 Toronto; Canadian Scholars’ Press, 237-246.

 

Barry MM, Patel V, Jane-Llopis E, Raeburn J and Mittelmark, M.B. (2007). Strengthening the Evidence Base for Mental Health Promotion. In McQueen, D.V. and Jones, CM (eds.) Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness, Berlin:Springer, 67-86.

 

Mittelmark MB, Jones C, Lamarre MC, Perry M, van der Wel, M, Wise M. (2007). Enhancing the effectiveness and quality of health promotion: Perspectives of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education. In McQueen, D.V. and Jones, CM (eds.) Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness, Berlin:Springer, 401-412.

 

Mittelmark MB (2007). Foreword. In Barry M and Jenkins M, Implementing Mental Health Promotion. London, Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier.

 

Mittelmark MB. (2007). Preface. In McQueen, D.V. and Jones, CM (eds.) Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness, Berlin:Springer, xi-xii.

 

Mittelmark MB, Jones C, Lamarre MC, Perry M, van der Wel, M, Wise M. (2007). Enhancing the effectiveness and quality of health promotion: Perspectives of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education. In McQueen, D.V. and Jones, CM (eds.) Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness, Berlin:Springer, 401-412.

 

Jones CM and Mittelmark MB (2007). The IUHPE blueprint for direct and sustained dialogue in partnership initiatives. In McQueen, D.V. and Jones, CM (eds.) Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness, Berlin:Springer, 33-40.

 

Corbin, J. H. and Mittelmark, M.B. (2007). The Global Programme on Health Promotion Effectiveness: A case study of global partnership functioning. In McQueen, D.V. and Jones, CM (eds.) Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness, Berlin:Springer, 41-50.

  2006   Mittelmark MB, Wise M, Nam EW, Santos-Burgoa C, Fosse E, Saan H, Hagard S, Tang KC. Mapping national capacity to engage in health promotion: overview of issues and approaches. Health Promot Int. 2006 Dec;21 Suppl 1:91-8.  

Corbin, J. H. and Mittelmark, M.B. Public Private Partnerships in European Health Care. Health for the Millions, 2006; 32:6-7.

 

Vinje, H. F. & Mittelmark, M.B Deflecting the path to burnout among community health nurses: How the effective practice of self-care renews job engagement The International Journal for Mental Health Promotion. 2006; Vol 8 (4), 36-47.

  Perry MW, Mittelmark MB. The use of emerging technology to build health promotion capacity in regions with diversity in language and culture. Promot Educ. 2006.13(3):197-202.   Bancila D and Mittelmark MB. The association of interpersonal stress with psychological distress in Romania. European Psychologist. 2006;11(1):39-49.

 

Singhammer J and Mittelmark MB. Associations between mother’s level of education and offspring’s smoking and alcohol use in adulthood – A 28-year longitudinal follow-up study. Journal of Public Health. 2006;14(1):132-138.

 

Mittelmark MB. Norway. In Jane-Llopis E and Anderson P (eds). Mental Health Promotion and Mental Disorder Prevention Across European Member States: A Collection of Country Stories, 2006, Luxembourg, European Commission. ISBN-10: 92-79-01160-X.

 

Mittelmark MB, Cerqueira MT, Corbin H, Lamarre MC. L’influence de Canada sur l’infrastructure mondiale en promotion de la santé. In: M O’Neill, S Dupéré, A Pederson, I Rootman, Eds. Promotion de la santé au Canada et au Quebec, Perspectives Critiques. 2006. Les Presses de l’Université Laval, Quebec.

    2005   Mittelmark MB. Charters, declarations, world conferences: practical significance for health promotion practitioners 'on the ground'. Promot Educ. 2005;12(1):6.   Mittelmark MB. Why "mental" health promotion? Promot Educ. 2005;Suppl 2:55-7.   Jané-Llopis E, Mittelmark MB. No health without mental health. Promot Educ. 2005;Suppl 2:4-5.  

Singhammer J, Mittelmark MB, Daltveit AK, Tell G. The influence on birthweight of maternal living conditions a decade prior to giving birth. Norwegian Journal of Epidemiology. 2005;15(1):91-98.

  Lahtinen E, Koskinen-Ollonqvist P, Rouvinen-Wilenius P, Tuominen P, Mittelmark MB. The development of quality criteria for research: a Finnish approach. Health Promot Int. 2005 Sep;20(3):306-15.   Mittelmark MB, Fosse E, Jones C, Davies M, Davies JK. Mapping European capacity to engage in health promotion at the national level: HP-Source.net. Promot Educ. 2005;Suppl 1:33-9.  

Fosse E, Mittelmark MB, Skogli K. European Capacity for Health Promotion at the National level: Report From HP-Source.net. Report prepared for WHO Regional Office for Europe as a background paper for the 6th Global Conference on Health Promotion, Bangkok, Thailand, 7-11 August, 2005. http://www.caint.com/HP-source.net/frontend/docs/hpsourceforwho.doc

 

Mittelmark MB, Puska P, O’Byrne D, Tang KC. Health promotion: A sketch of the landscape. In Herrman H, Saxena S, Moodie R (Editors, 2005). Promoting
Mental Health: Concepts, Emerging Evidence, Practice. WHO Geneva.

 

Monstad S, Mittelmark MB, Aarø LE. Forskningsbasert informasjon om helse som virkemiddel for å øke elders livskvalitet – tilpassing av nettsteder til elder. HEMIL – RAPPORT Nr. 1, 2005, ISBN 82-7669-104-8.

 

Mittelmark MB. Global health: Challenges to health promotion. In: Scriven, A. and Garman, S .(eds) (2005) Promoting Health: Global Perspectives. Palgrave MACMILLAN, New York, pp. 48-57.

  2004   Mittelmark MB, Lamarre MC. The IUHPE's response to the Tsunami disaster. Promot Educ. 2004;11(4):203.   Mittelmark MB. Complementarity of IUHPE and WHO conferences on health promotion. Promot Educ. 2004;11(4):202.   Mittelmark MB. More effective action for equity in health: strengthening the IUHPE's hand. Promot Educ. 2004;11(2):70-4.   Mittelmark MB, Lamarre MC, Jones C, Green J, Davies JK. Research and practice for equity in health: actions of the international union for health promotion and education. Health Promot Pract. 2004 Apr;5(2):115-7.   Fosse E, Mittelmark M, Hagard S. Database on health promotion infrastructure, policy and practice (HP-Source). European Journal of Public Health. 2004 Supp 1;14:23-24.  

Mittelmark MB. Health promotion and the research methods in social science. Michael. 2004:1(3);212-220.

 

Mittelmark MB, Aarø LE, Henriksen SG, Siqveland J, Torsheim T. Chronic social stress in the community and associations with psychological distress: A social psychological perspective. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 6(1), 2004:4-16.

 

Connelly J, Green, J, Lechner L, Mittelmark, MB, Rigby AS, Roberts C. The European Smoking Prevention Approach Project: Observations by six commentators. Health Education Research, 2004, 18(6);664-677.

 

Mittelmark MB. Take the lead in networking with international visitors (editorial). Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 2004,15(1):4-5.

 

Mittelmark MB, Lamarre MC, Jones C, Green J, Davies JK. Research and practice for equity in health: Actions of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education. Health Promotion Practice, 2004:5(2); 115-117.

 

Fawkes A, de Leeuw E, Mittelmark M. Health futures @ Health2004. Journal of Future Studies, 2004:9(1); 107.114.

 

Mittelmark MB, Gillis DE, Hsu-Hage B. Community development: The role of health impact assessment. In: J Kemm, J Parry and S Palmer (Eds.) Health Impact Assessment: Concepts, Methods and Applications, Oxford University Press, London, 2004, pp 143-152.

 

Mittelmark MB. How to influence policy. In: R Moodie and A. Hulme (Eds.). Hands-on Health Promotion. 2004, IP Communications, Melbourne. ISBN 0-9578617-6-1. pp 29-23.

  2003   Mittelmark MB. The IUHPE and mental health promotion. Promot Educ. 2003;10(4):160-1.   Mittelmark MB. The role of professional education in building capacity for health promotion in the global South: a case study from Norway. Ethn Dis. 2003 Summer;13(2 Suppl 2):S35-9.  

Mutalemwa PP, Mboera LEG, Mittelmark M. Living with malaria in Tanzania: insight from a rural community of Tanga District. Tanzania Health Research Bulletin. 2003;5(1).

  Mittelmark MB. Five strategies for workforce development for mental health promotion. Promot Educ. 2003;10(1):20-2.   Mittelmark MB. Action for health promotion’s advancement (IUHPE News). Health Promotion International, 18 (1); 2003:81-82.

 

Mittelmark MB. The IUHPE and mental health promotion (editorial). Promotion & Education, 2003, 6(4); 160-161.

 

Mittelmark MB and Hauge HA. Helsefremmende politikk for vurdering av helsekonsekvenser: Hvorfor lokalsamfunn og nærmiljø er de sentrale arenaene. (Healthy public policy through health impact assessment: Why the community and local settings are the key arenas). In: Hauge HA and Mittelmark MB (Eds.). Helsefremmende arbeid I en brytningstid: fra monolog til dialog? (Health Promotion in Changing Times: From Monologue to Dialogue?). Fagbokforlaget, Bergen, 2003.

 

Hauge HA and Mittelmark MB (Eds.). Helsefremmende arbeid I en brytningstid: fra monolog til dialog? (Health Promotion in Changing Times: From Monologue to Dialogue?). Fagbokforlaget, Bergen, 2003, pp. 39-51.

  2002   Lee A, Mittelmark MB. Health promotion and health education in China: priority area for the IUHPE. Promot Educ. 2002;Suppl 1:6-7.   Mittelmark MB. Critical challenges in the development of health promotion. Promot Educ. 2002;Suppl 1:6.   Mittelmark MB. Global conferences for solving social problems: are the gains sufficient? Promot Educ. 2002;9(3):87-8.   Jackson SA, Shiferaw B, Anderson RT, Heuser MD, Hutchinson KM, Mittelmark MB. Racial differences in service utilization: the Forsyth County Aging Study. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2002 Aug;13(3):320-33.

 

Palner J, Mittelmark MB. Differences between married and unmarried men and women in the relationship between perceived physical health and perceived mental health. Norwegian Journal of Epidemiology. 2002, 12(1);55-61.

  2001   Mittelmark MB. Promoting social responsibility for health: health impact assessment and healthy public policy at the community level. Health Promot Int. 2001 Sep;16(3):269-74.   Mittelmark MB, Akerman M, Gillis D, Kosa K, O'Neill M, Piette D, Restrepo H, Rootman I, Saan H, Springett J, Wallerstein N, Westphal MF, Wise M. Mexico conference on health promotion: open letter to WHO Director General, Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland. Health Promot Int. 2001 Mar;16(1):3-5.  

Mittelmark MB. Review of book ‘Health Promotion: Effectiveness, Efficiency and Equity, 3rd Edition, K Tones and S Tilford. Health Education Research, 2001;3:376-377.

 

Ottemőtter FP, Mittelmark MB, Patel V, Todd CH, Machamire E. Functional disability and common mental disorders in Harare, Zimbabwe: Trends over one year. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 2001. 2(4):16-22.

 

Mittelmark MB. Review of book ‘Health Promotion: Effectiveness, Efficiency and Equity, 3rd Edition, K Tones and S Tilford. Health Education Research, 2001;3:376-377.

 

Mittelmark MB. Investing in communities: Principle, panacea or placebo? Tijdschift voor gezondheidswetenschappen, 2001, 8:532-535.

 

Mittelmark MB, Henriksen SG, Siqveland J, Torsheim T, Aarø LE. Assessment of Chronic Social Stress and Related Distress at the Community Level. Research Centre for Health Promotion (HEMIL) Report Series No. 6, 2001, ISBN 82-7669-087-4, http://www.uib.no/psyfa/hemil/HEMIL%20rapport%205%202001.pdf

  2000   Jones C, Bunde-Birouste A, Labonte R, Levin D, Mittelmark M, Wise M. Advocacy: an IUHPE priority. Health Educ Res. 2000 Aug;15(4):511-4.  

Mittelmark MB. Benchmarking for investment for health. Promot Educ.2000;7(2):24-32.

Mittelmark MB, Aarø LA, Annus R, Brænde A, Christie M, Vorsic M. Benchmarking for Health Promotion: Formative Evaluations of the Verona Benchmark I in Estonia, Norway and Slovenia. Promotion and Education. 2000;VII/2:24-32.

  Tones K, Mittelmark M, Sorenson J. Collaboration between Health Education Research and the International Union for Health Promotion and Education. Health Educ Res. 2000 Jun;15(3):241.   Mittelmark MB, Kvernevik AM, Kannas L, Davies JK. Health promotion curricula: cross-national comparisons of essential reading. Promot Educ. 2000;7(1):27-32.  

Mittelmark MB. Promoting Social responsibility for health: Health impact assessment and healthy public policy at the community level. Fifth Global Conference on Health Promotion, Mexico City, Mexico, June, 2000, http://www.who.int/hpr/conference/products/Techreports/ExecSummaries/tech%20reportsresponsibility.html.

 

Fosse E, Hauge HA, Hem HE, Mittelmark MB. Delutredning til prosejektet 'nasjonal handlingsplan fir folkehelksearbeid'. Technical paper for the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, government of Norway, 22nd December, 2000.

 

Mittelmark MB. Does health promotion reach socially deprived groups and people? Health and Social security: Creating a better future for health in Europe. Bad Hofgastein, Austria, ISBN 3-9500989, 2000, pp. 130-134.

  1999   Nurk E, Mittelmark MB, Suurorg L, Tur I, Luiga E. Trends in tobacco use among Estonian and Russian youth in Tallinn. Scand J Public Health. 1999 Dec;27(4):301-5.   Mittelmark MB. [Gerontology in the health promotion world]. Promot Educ. 1999 Dec;6(4):39-40.   Mittelmark MB. The psychology of social influence and healthy public policy. Prev Med. 1999 Dec;29:S24-9.   Mittelmark MB. Social ties and health promotion: suggestions for population-based research. Health Educ Res. 1999 Aug;14(4):447-51.   Martire LM, Schulz R, Mittelmark MB, Newsom JT. Stability and change in older adults' social contact and social support: the Cardiovascular Health Study. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 1999 Sep;54(5):S302-11.   Newman AB, Shemanski L, Manolio TA, Cushman M, Mittelmark M, Polak JF, Powe NR, Siscovick D. Ankle-arm index as a predictor of cardiovascular disease and mortality in the Cardiovascular Health Study. The Cardiovascular Health Study Group. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 1999 Mar;19(3):538-45.   Suggs PK, Messick CB, Mittelmark MB. Restorative (geriatric subacute) care: The educational component. Educational Gerontology, 1999;25:211-219.  

Mittelmark MB. Health promotion in the new public health policy of the European Union (Editorial). European Bulletin on Health Promotion, 1999. April:5.

 

Black D, Mittelmark M. Equity in health: A fundamental human right. In: The International Union for Health Promotion and Education. The Evidence of Health Promotion Effectiveness: Shaping Public Health in a New Europe. Part Two. ECSC-EC-EAEC, Brussels – Luxembourg, 1999.

  Mittelmark MB. Health promotion at the community level: Lessons from diverse perspectives. In: Bracht N, ed., Health Promotion at the Community Level, 2nd Ed. 1999, Sage Publications, London.   1998   Fried LP, Kronmal RA, Newman AB, Bild DE, Mittelmark MB, Polak JF, Robbins JA, Gardin JM. Risk factors for 5-year mortality in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study. JAMA. 1998 Feb 25;279(8):585-92.  

Mittelmark MB (ed.) Special Theme: Ageing. Norwegian Journal of Epidemiology, 1998;8.

 

Mittelmark MB. Epidemiology and ageing (Editorial). Norwegian Journal of Epidemiology, 1998;8:113.

 

Suggs PK, Longino CF, Mittelmark MB. Faculty training in geriatrics and gerontology: A collaboration of institutions. Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 1998;19:37-54.

 

Suggs PK, Mittelmark MB, Krissak R, Oles K, Lane C, Richards B. The efficacy of a self-instruction package when compared with a traditional continuing education offering for nurses. The Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 1998, 18:220-226.

 

Liebson PR, Drenthen T, Fullard E, Kottke TE, van der Wouden JC, Fowler G, Morgan J, Bengtsson C, Heaglehole R, Stiggelbout W, Pearson TA, Mittelmark MB. Facilitating preventive cardiology practices in primary care. Preventive Cardiology. 1998;1:46-52.

  1997   Siscovick DS, Fried L, Mittelmark M, Rutan G, Bild D, O'Leary DH. Exercise intensity and subclinical cardiovascular disease in the elderly. The Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1997 Jun 1;145(11):977-86.   Schulz R, Newsom J, Mittelmark M, Burton L, Hirsch C, Jackson S. Health

effects of caregiving: the caregiver health effects study: an ancillary study of the Cardiovascular Health Study. Ann Behav Med. 1997 Spring;19(2):110-6.

 

Jackson SA, Mittelmark MB. Unmet need for formal home and community services among African-American and white older adults: The Forsyth County Aging Study. The Journal of Applied Gerontology 1997;16(3):298-316.

 

Mittelmark MB. Health promotion settings. Internet Journal of Health Promotion, 1997. ISSN 1328-7443, Australasian Medical Index, http://www.monash.edu.au/health/IJHP/1997/2.

 

Mittelmark MB. Hälsefrämjande projeckt på lokalplanet från centrala initiativ till lokalt ägande. Nordisk Alkohol- och narkotikatidskrift (Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs), 1997;14:242-243.

 

1996

 

Luepker RV, Råstam L, Hannan PJ, Murray DM, Gray C, Baker WL, Crow R, Jacobs DR Jr, Pirie PL, Mascioli SR, Mittelmark MB, Blackburn H. Community education for cardiovascular disease prevention. Morbidity and mortality results from the Minnesota Heart Health Program. Am J Epidemiol. 1996 Aug 15;144(4):351-62.

 

Mittelmark M. Centrally Initiated Health Promotion: Getting on the Agenda of a Community And Transforming a Project to Local Ownership. Internet Journal of Health Promotion, 1996. ISSN 1328-7443, Australasian Medical Index, http://www.monash.edu.au/health/IJHP/1996/6.

   

Fleischer AB, McFarlane M, Hinds MA, Mittelmark MB. Skin conditions and symptoms are common in the elderly: The prevalence of skin symptoms and conditions in an elderly population. The Journal of Geriatric Dematology. 1996;4:78‑87.

  Blake SM, Caspersen CJ, Finnegan J, Crow RA, Mittlemark MB, Ringhofer KR. The shape up challenge: a community-based worksite exercise competition. Am J Health Promot. 1996 Sep-Oct;11(1):23-34.   Longino CL, Mittelmark MB. Sociodemographic aspects. In: J Sadavoy, LW Lazarus, LF Jarvik, GT Grossberg (eds). Comprehensive Review of Geriatric Psychiatry  II, Second Edition. Washington DC, American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 1996.   1995   Mittelmark MB, Hansen WB, Shiferaw B, Bradham DD. Use of subdermal contraceptive implants in a community-based family planning program. Experience after two years. N C Med J. 1995 Oct;56(10):490-3.   Psaty BM, Kuller LH, Bild D, Burke GL, Kittner SJ, Mittelmark M, Price TR, Rautaharju PM, Robbins J. Methods of assessing prevalent cardiovascular disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Ann Epidemiol. 1995 Jul;5(4):270-7.   Tell GS, Mittelmark MB, Hylander B, Shumaker SA, Russell G, Burkart JM. Social support and health-related quality of life in black and white dialysis patients. ANNA J. 1995 Jun;22(3):301-8; discussion 309-10.   Mittelmark MB, Tell GS. Strategies for health promotion and disease prevention for older adults: recommendations for health care reform. Carolina Health Services Review. 1995;3:103‑114.   Wofford JL, Moran WP, Heuser MD, Schwartz E, Velez R, Mittelmark MB. Emergency medical transport of the elderly: a population-based study. Am J Emerg Med. 1995 May;13(3):297-300.   Lando HA, Pechacek TF, Pirie PL, Murray DM, Mittelmark MB, Lichtenstein E, Nothwehr F, Gray C. Changes in adult cigarette smoking in the Minnesota Heart Health Program. Am J Public Health. 1995 Feb;85(2):201-8.   1994  

Mittelmark MB. The epidemiology of aging. In: Hazzard WL, Birman EL, Blass JP, Ettinger WH, Halter JB, eds. Principles of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology. New York: McGraw‑Hill, Inc., 1994.

  Schulz R, Mittelmark M, Kronmal R, Polak JF, Hirsch CH, German P, Bookwala J. Predictors of perceived health status in elderly men and women. The Cardiovascular Health Study. J Aging Health. 1994 Nov;6(4):419-47.   Luepker RV, Murray DM, Jacobs DR Jr, Mittelmark MB, Bracht N, Carlaw R, Crow R, Elmer P, Finnegan J, Folsom AR, et al. Community education for cardiovascular disease prevention: risk factor changes in the Minnesota Heart Health Program. Am J Public Health. 1994 Sep;84(9):1383-93.

 

**Messick CH, Mittelmark MB, Gottlieb R, Ettinger WH. A comparison of two approaches to geriatric case management. Carolina Health Services Review 1994;2:81‑96.

    Wofford JL, Heuser MD, Moran WP, Schwartz E, Mittelmark MB. Community surveillance of falls among the elderly using computerized EMS transport data. Am J Emerg Med. 1994 Jul;12(4):433-7.  

Mittelmark MB. Functional health status of elderly North Carolinians: implications for health policy planners. Carolina Health Services Review. 1994;2:109‑122.

  Shiferaw B, Mittelmark MB, Wofford JL, Anderson RT, Walls P, Rohrer B. The investigation and outcome of reported cases of elder abuse: the Forsyth County Aging Study. Gerontologist. 1994 Feb;34(1):123-5.   1993   Flora JA, Lefebvre RC, Murray DM, Stone EJ, Assaf A, Mittelmark MB, Finnegan JR Jr. A community education monitoring system: methods from the Stanford Five-City Project, the Minnesota Heart Health Program and the Pawtucket Heart Health Program. Health Educ Res. 1993 Mar;8(1):81-95. PubMed PMID: 11067188.  

Suggs P, Mittelmark MB, Rose L. Continuing education in geriatrics/gerontology: The critical factors. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 1993;13:149‑157.

  Mittelmark MB, Psaty BM, Rautaharju PM, Fried LP, Borhani NO, Tracy RP, Gardin JM, O'Leary DH. Prevalence of cardiovascular diseases among older adults. The Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1993 Feb 1;137(3):311-7.   Mittelmark MB, Hunt MK, Heath GW, Schmid TL. Realistic outcomes: lessons from community-based research and demonstration programs for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. J Public Health Policy. 1993 Winter;14(4):437-62.   1992   Råstam L, Hannan PJ, Luepker RV, Mittelmark MB, Murray DM, Slater JS. Seasonal variation in plasma cholesterol distributions: implications for screening and referral. Am J Prev Med. 1992 Nov-Dec;8(6):360-6.   1991   Fried LP, Borhani NO, Enright P, Furberg CD, Gardin JM, Kronmal RA, Kuller LH, Manolio TA, Mittelmark MB, Newman A, et al. The Cardiovascular Health Study: design and rationale. Ann Epidemiol. 1991 Feb;1(3):263-76.   1990 and earlier   Mittelmark MB. Balancing the requirements of research and the needs of communities.  In:  Bracht N, ed.  Health Promotion at the Community Level. London: Sage Publications, 1990.   Loken B, Swim J, Mittelmark M.  Heart health program:  applying social influence processes in a large scale community health promotion program.  In:  Edwards J, Tindale RS, Heath L, Posavac EJ eds.  Social Influence Processes and Prevention. New York: Plenum Press, 1990.   Mittelmark MB.  Progress and future directions in the prevention of smoking and related behaviors.  In:  Lippert P, McAlister A, Hoffmeister H, eds. Health promotion in youth:  problems and perspectives.  Berlin:  Schriftenreihe des Instituts fur Sozialmedizin und Epidemiologie des Bundesgesundheitsamtes, 1984:53 58.   Blackburn H, Luepker R, Kline FG, Bracht N, Carlaw R, Jacobs D, Mittelmark M, Stauffer L, Taylor HL.  The Minnesota Heart Health Program:  a research and demonstration project in cardiovascular disease prevention.  In:  Matarazzo JD, Weiss SM, Herd AJ, Miller N, Weiss SM, eds.  Behavioral health:  a handbook of health enhancement and disease prevention.  New York:  Wiley, 1984;1171 1178.   Blake SM, Klepp KI, Pechacek TF, Folsom AR, Luepker RV, Jacobs DR, Mittelmark MB. Differences in smoking cessation strategies between men and women. Addict Behav. 1989;14(4):409-18.   Råstam L, Luepker RV, Mittelmark MB, Murray DM, Slater JS, Blackburn H. Population screening and referral for hypercholesterolemia. Am J Prev Med. 1988 Sep-Oct;4(5):249-54.   Mittelmark MB, Pallonen UE, Murray DM, Luepker RV, Pechacek TF, Pirie PL. Predictors of non-adoption of cigarette smoking following experimentation. Scand J Prim Health Care. 1988 Sep;6(3):131-5.   Mittelmark MB, Leupker RV, Grimm R Jr, Kottke TE, Blackburn H. The role of physicians in a community-wide program for prevention of cardiovascular disease: the Minnesota Heart Health Program. Public Health Rep. 1988 Jul-Aug;103(4):360-5.   Mittelmark MB, Pirie PL. Effects of gender on type A assessment with the Matthews Youth Test for Health (MYTH). Behav Med. 1988 Fall;14(3):134-40.   Mittelmark MB, Murray DM, Luepker RV, Pechacek TF, Pirie PL, Pallonen UE. Predicting experimentation with cigarettes: the childhood antecedents of smoking study (CASS). Am J Public Health. 1987 Feb;77(2):206-8.   **Blake SM, Jeffery RW, Finnegan JR, Crow RS, Pirie PL, Ringhofer KR, Fruetel JR, Caspersen CJ, Mittelmark MB.  Process evaluation of a community‑based physical activity campaign:  the Minnesota Heart Health Program experience.  Health Education Research 1987;2:115‑121.   Jacobs DR Jr, Luepker RV, Mittelmark MB, Folsom AR, Pirie PL, Mascioli SR, Hannan PJ, Pechacek TF, Bracht NF, Carlaw RW, et al. Community-wide prevention strategies: evaluation design of the Minnesota Heart Health Program. J Chronic Dis. 1986;39(10):775-88.   Mittelmark MB, Luepker RV, Jacobs DR, Bracht NF, Carlaw RW, Crow RS, Finnegan J, Grimm RH, Jeffery RW, Kline FG, et al. Community-wide prevention of cardiovascular disease: education strategies of the Minnesota Heart Health Program. Prev Med. 1986 Jan;15(1):1-17.   Crow R, Blackburn H, Jacobs D, Hannan P, Pirie P, Mittelmark M, Murray D, Luepker R. Population strategies to enhance physical activity: the Minnesota Heart Health Program. Acta Med Scand Suppl. 1986;711:93-112.   Pirie PL, Elias WS, Wackman DB, Jacobs DR Jr, Murray DM, Mittelmark MB, Luepker RV, Blackburn H. Characteristics of participants and nonparticipants in a community cardiovascular disease risk factor screening: the Minnesota Heart Health Program. Am J Prev Med. 1986 Jan-Feb;2(1):20-5.   Tell GS, Mittelmark MB, Vellar OD. Cholesterol, high density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglycerides during puberty: the Oslo Youth Study. Am J Epidemiol. 1985 Nov;122(5):750-61.   Mittelmark MB, Sternberg B. Assessment of salt use at the table: comparison of observed and reported behavior. Am J Public Health. 1985 Oct;75(10):1215-6.   Folsom AR, Hughes JR, Buehler JF, Mittelmark MB, Jacobs DR Jr, Grimm RH Jr. Do type A men drink more frequently than type B men? Findings in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT). J Behav Med. 1985 Sep;8(3):227-35.   Shekelle RB, Hulley SB, Neaton JD, Billings JH, Borhani NO, Gerace TA, Jacobs DR, Lasser NL, Mittlemark MB, Stamler J. The MRFIT behavior pattern study. II. Type A behavior and incidence of coronary heart disease. Am J Epidemiol. 1985 Oct;122(4):559-70.   Blackburn H, Grimm R Jr, Luepker RV, Mittelmark M. The primary prevention of high blood pressure: a population approach. Prev Med. 1985 Jul;14(4):466-81.   Mittelmark MB, Shultz JM, Murray DM, Luepker RV, Pechacek TF, Pallonen UE. Response to O'Malley: cigarette smoking among high school seniors. Prev Med. 1984 Jul;13(4):427-33.  

Murray DM, Johnson CA, Luepker RV, Mittelmark MB.  The prevention of cigarette smoking in children:  a comparison of four strategies.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology 1984;14:274‑288.

  Carlaw RW, Mittlemark MB, Bracht N, Luepker R. Organization for a community cardiovascular health program: experiences from the Minnesota Heart Health Program. Health Educ Q. 1984 Fall;11(3):243-52.   Hughes JR, Crow RS, Jacobs DR Jr, Mittelmark MB, Leon AS. Physical activity, smoking, and exercise-induced fatigue. J Behav Med. 1984 Jun;7(2):217-30.   Pechacek TF, Murray DM, Luepker RV, Mittelmark MB, Johnson CA, Shutz JM. Measurement of adolescent smoking behavior: rationale and methods. J Behav Med. 1984 Mar;7(1):123-40.   Sopko G, Jacobs DR Jr, Jeffery R, Mittelmark M, Lenz K, Hedding E, Lipchik R, Gerber W. Effects on blood lipids and body weight in high risk men of a practical exercise program. Atherosclerosis. 1983 Dec;49(3):219-29. PubMed PMID: 6581808.   Mittelmark MB, Murray DM, Luepker RV, Pechacek TF. Cigarette smoking among adolescents: is the rate declining? Prev Med. 1982 Nov;11(6):708-12.   Evans RI, Rozelle RM, Mittelmark MB, Hansen WB, Bane AL, Havis JG. Deterring the onset of smoking in children:  knowledge of immediate physiological effects and coping with peer pressure, media pressure, and parent modelling.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 1978;8:126‑135.   Evans RI, Hansen WB, Mittelmark MB. Increasing the validity of self-reports of smoking behavior in children. J Appl Psychol. 1977 Aug;62(4):521-3.

 

 


 

 

PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP

 

Vice President, Special Projects, International Union for Health Promotion and Education, 1998.

 

Vice President, Science and Technological Development, International Union for Health Promotion and Education, 1999-2001

 

 

President, International Union for Health Promotion and Education, elected to two three-year terms in the period 2001- 2007

 

Vice-President, Communications, International Union for Health Promotion and Education, 2007-2010

 

Editor-in-Chief, Global Health Promotion, official journal of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education, 2007 - 2010

 

Board of Trustees, International Union for Health Promotion and Education, elected as global representative twice in the periods 1998- 2004 and 2004-2010

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

 

Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1978‑1983

 

Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1983‑1987

 

Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1987

 

Associate Professor, Section on Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1987‑1992

 

Associate Professor (tenure), Section on Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1992‑1994

 

Professor of Epidemiology, Section on Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1994‑1995

 

Professor of Gerontology (joint appointment), Section on Internal Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1994‑1995

 

Professor of Health Promotion (Called to the Chair), School of Psychology, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, 1995‑2009.

 

Professor of Health Promotion, School of Psychology, Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, 2010-

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE/GRANTS/AWARDS (competitively awarded)

 

Intervention Co-ordinator (1974-1977), Social‑Psychological Deterrents of Smoking in Schools Project, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, RO 1 17269.

 

Intervention Director and Co‑Investigator (1977-1978),  Project Manager and Co‑Principal Investigator (1978‑1982), Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial, Minnesota Clinical Center, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, HV2‑ 2976‑C.

 

Principal Investigator (1979‑1983), Childhood Antecedents of Habitual Cigarette Smoking, National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, NO1 HD 92831.

 

Director of Health Education Program and Executive Board Member (1980-1987), Co‑Principal Investigator (1985‑1987), Minnesota Heart Health Program, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, RO 1 HL2JJ23.

 

Co‑Principal Investigator and Field Center Director (1988‑1994, Cardiovascular Health Study (Bowman Gray), National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NO1 HC 85080.

 

Evaluation Director (1988-1994), Appalachian Geriatric Education Center of Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Health Resources and Services Administration, NIH/PHS 1 D31 AH64028‑01.

 

Co‑Principal Investigator Core (1991-1995), Principal Investigator (1994.1995), Research Development Core, Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Center, National Institute of Aging, 1 P60 AG10484.           

 

Principal Investigator (1992-1995), Bowman Gray Field Center, Psychiatric and Health Effects of Caregiving, National Institute on Aging, RO1 NH46015‑01A2.

 

Evaluation Director (1994-1995), Appalachian Geriatric Education Center Consortium, Special Programs for the Aging ‑ Title IV, U.S. Administration on Aging.

 

Principal Investigator (1994‑1995), (Wake Forest University sub-contract), Community Analysis and Organization Project, Community‑based Diabetes Prevention and Control Project (DIRECT), State of North Carolina and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Principal Investigator (1997-1999), Social Environment and Health Research Component, Hordaland Helseundersøkelser (Project HUSK), Kavle Foundation.

 

Principal Investigator (1997-1999), Questionnaire Development Study, Council for Mental Health (Norway).

 

Principal Investigator (1999-2002), Severe Social Strain: Effects on Psychological Health and Ways of Coping, The Research Council of Norway) (with Sigrun G. Henriksen).

 

Principal Investigator (2000-2003), Prevention in the Municipalities: Organisational Development as an Educational Strategy, The Research Council of Norway (with Hans Hauge).

 

Principal Investigator (2001-2004), Neonatal Vitality and Socio-Economic Influences on Adult Health Status, The Research Council of Norway (NFR) (with John Singhammer nee Palner).

 

Principal Investigator (2005-2008), Can Increasing Self-Efficacy Better Health? The Research Council of Norway (with Silje Wangberg).

 

Principal Investigator, Social Determinants of Health in Very Poor Ruralities Project

 

Principal Investigator, Geography of Salutogenesis Project

 

Principal Investigator, World Universities Network

 

 

GRADUATE EDUCATION LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

 

Director, Health Behavior M.S. and Ph.D. Track, Division of Epidemiology (incorporating the Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene), University of Minnesota, 1978‑ 1983

 

Co‑Director, Training Program in Behavioral Aspects of  Cardiovascular Disease, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, Division of Epidemiology, University of Minnesota, 1980‑ 1985

 

Program Director, Graduate Program in Epidemiology, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Wake Forest University, 1987‑ 1995

 

Training Director, Postdoctoral Institutional National Research Service Award, Intervention Research Training for Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute 1 RA CA7707‑01, Wake Forest University, 1992‑ 1995

        

Co‑Director, Master of Science Degree Program in Health Promotion, Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, 1995‑1996.

 

Director, International Master’s Degree Program in Health Promotion, Department of health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, 2013-prsent.

 

ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

 

Chairperson, Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene Space and Facilities Committee, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1979‑ 1980

 

Director, Health Behavior Research Group, Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene, School of Public Health University of Minnesota, 1979‑ 1984

 

Member, Administrative Council, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1985‑ 1987

 

Member, Executive Committee, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1986‑ 1987

 

Associate Director for Public Health Sciences, J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging of Wake Forest University, 1988‑ 1995

 

Member, Executive Committee, Appalachian Geriatric Education Center Consortium, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, 1991‑ 1995

 

Director, Center for Human Services Research at Wake Forest University, 1993‑ 1995

 

Chair, Education Committee, Department of Public Health Sciences, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, 1993‑ 1995

 

Member, Department Steering Committee, Department of Psychosocial Sciences, School of Psychology, University of Bergen, 1996-1998

 

Director, World Health Organization (WHO-Euro) Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, 1996-1999

 

Member, Steering Committee, Department for Education and Health Promotion, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 2005-2006.

 

Director, HP-Source.net Coordinating Centre, 2004-present

 

Vice-Director, Research Centre for Health Promotion, 2007-2010.

 

Head, Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, 2010-2013.

 

 

ACADEMIC BOARDS, STEERING AND REVIEW COMMITTEES, DELEGATIONS, AND COMMISSIONS

 

Member, National Steering Committee, Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 1978‑ 1979

 

Chairperson, Lifestyle Modification Planning Committee of Metropolitan Health Board's Planning Consortium, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1978‑ 1979

 

Chair, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Education Sub‑committee of the Coordinating Committee of Community, Demonstration Studies, Bethesda, Maryland, 1982‑ 1984, 1986‑ 1987

 

Member, National Cancer Institute Ad Hoc Study Section, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1987‑ 1989

 

Member, Board of Directors, Forsyth County Council for Older Adults, Winston‑Salem, North Carolina, 1988‑ 1992

 

Member, Clinical Liaison Team, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1989

 

Member, Planning Committee, Coordinating Council for Home /Community Long Term Care, Forsyth County, North Carolina, 1990‑ 1993

 

Chair, Planning and Program Committees, Symposium on Prevention in Primary Care, Third International Conference on Preventive Cardiology, Oslo, Norway, 1991‑ 1993

 

Member (1991-1993), Co-Chair (1993), Chair (1994), Scientific Program Committee, Council of Epidemiology and Prevention, American Heart Association, 1991‑ 1993

 

Member, North Carolina Department of Human Resources, Advisory Committee on Home and Community Care for Older Adults, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1991‑ 1994

 

Member, Behavioral Science, Epidemiology, and Prevention Study Committee (scientific review committee), American Heart Association, 1991‑ 1992

 

Member, Advisory Committee, Community Health Care Models for Diabetes Prevention and Control Project, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, 1991‑ 1994

 

Member, Second Health Policy Information Institute, Department of Environment, Health and Natural Resources Raleigh, North Carolina, 1992

 

Chair, Special Review Committee, National Cancer Institute, University of Vermont Breast Cancer Prevention Program Project, Fort Meyers, Florida, 1992, 1993

 

Member‑at‑Large, Executive Committee, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, American Heart Association, Dallas, Texas, 1992‑1994

 

External grant reviewer, National Health Research and Development Program, Health Programs and Services Branch, Health Canada, 1993, 1994, 1995

 

Member, Special Emphasis Panel (review), Community Intervention to Reduce Myocardial Infarction Delay, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, 1994

 

Member, Special Review Group, Cancer Prevention Program Project, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 1994

 

Member, Governor's Home Health Advisory Committee, North Carolina Department of Human Resources, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1994-1995

 

Member, Special Emphasis Panel (review), Enhancing Recovery in Coronary Heart Disease, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, Washington, D.C., 1995

 

Member, Protocol Review Committee, Rapid Early Action for Coronary Treatment (REACT) study, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH, Washington, D.C., 1995

 

Panel Member, Hearing on Assessment of Community Intervention Programs for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Swedish Council on Technology Assessment in Health Care and Swedish National Institute of Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden, June, 1996

 

Member, Program and Organizing Committees, Conference on the Status of Nordic Health Promotion Research: Progress during the Decade after the Ottawa Charter, Bergen, Norway, August, 1996.

 

Co‑Director, Advanced Seminar on Health Promotion Futures (World Health Organization), Budapest, Hungary, August, 1996

 

Representative, University of Bergen WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promotion and Health Education, 2nd Meeting of the WHO/EURO European Committee for Health Promotion Development, Ormoz, Slovenia, October, 1996.

 

Member, Editorial Board, Internet Journal of Health Promotion, 1996-2000.

 

Member, Steering Committee, Health in Hordaland Study, 1997-

 

Member, Editorial Board, Health Education Research, 1998-

 

Member, Norwegian delegation, Eurolink Age European Workshop "Adding life to years -- Taking the necessary steps to promote healthy aging", Helsinki, Finland, 7-9 November, 1996.

 

Member, Norwegian delegation, 4th International Conference on Health Promotion, Jakarta, Indonesia, 21-25 July, 1997.

 

Member, Norwegian delegation, Eurolink Age European Workshop "Promoting the Health of Older People – Making it Happen", Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 30 October-1 November, 1997.

 

Member, European Union Expert Committee on Healthy Ageing, 1998-2001

 

Member, Programme and Scientific Committees, 2nd Nordic Conference on Health Promotion Research, Stockholm, September, 1998.

 

Editor for Scientific and Technological Development, Promotion and Education, 2000-

 

Member, Programme and Scientific Committees, 3nd Nordic Conference on Health Promotion Research, Tampere, September, 2000.

 

Member, Scientific Programme Committee, 5th European Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education, Santander, Spain, May, 2000.

 

Member, Programme Committee, Fifth Global Conference on Health Promotion, Mexico City, Mexico, June, 2000.

 

Chair, Scientific Programme Committee, XVII World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education, Paris, France, July, 2001.

 

Co-Chair, Dialogue in Bergen (National conference on work place health promotion), 2000-2001.

 

Member, Psychology Faculty Committee on Reorganisation of UNIFOB (university contract research and teaching), 2000-2001.

 

Temporary Advisor, PAHO (WHO), 2000.

 

Member, Steering Group, IUHPE European Effectiveness Conference, London, 5-7 June, 2002.

 

Member, Programme on Health and Society, Medicine and Health, The Norwegian Research Council, 2000-2002.

 

Chair, Review Committee, Health Promotion Research Programme, Academy of Finland, 2001.

 

Member, International Advisory Board, 12th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Helsinki, Finland, August, 2003.

 

WHO Temporary Advisor, Preparatory meeting for the Sixth Global Conference on Health Promotion, 5-6 January 2004, Geneva, Switzerland.

 

Member, International Scientific Committee, 2nd International Conference on Regional and Local Health Programmes, Quebec, Canada, 12-15 October, 2004.

 

Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Mental Health Promotion, 2004-

 

WHO Temporary Advisor, Preparatory meeting for the Sixth Global Conference on Health Promotion, 21-23 February 2005, Kobe, Japan.

 

Chair, Health Development Agency (England) Two Day Seminar on Transferability of Health Promotion Policies, Programmes and Practices, London, 7-8 March 2005.

 

Chair, European Expert Committee, Indo-European Union Dialogue on Government, Public & Private Partnership for Appropriate and Sustainable Health care Systems (EC-funded), 2005.

 

WHO Temporary Advisor, Sixth Global Conference on Health Promotion, 7-11 August 2005, Bangkok, Thailand.

 

WHO Temporary Advisor, 2nd Preparatory Working Group Meeting on Developing a Global Partnership for Health Promotion, 4 October 2005, Geneva.

 

Coordinator, Dissertation Committee (Nora Wiium), Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 2005.

 

Member, Committee on Internationalisation, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 2005.

 

Coordinator, Dissertation Committee (Kalifa Mrumbi), Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 2006.

 

Project Leader, The Way Forward Project of the International Union for Health Promotion and Education. Funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada, 2006-2007. Chair, Project Advisory Group Meeting, 7-8 December 2006.

 

Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, 2007-present.

 

Member, Programme Committee for the Public Health Programme, Research Council of Norway, 2008.

 

Programme Committee, Research Council of Norway conference Methods for Research on Complex Mental Health Services Interventions, 2-3 April, 2008

 

Member, Scientific Council of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Promotion Research, Vienna, Austria, 2008-present

 

Member, Faculty Board, Faculty of Psychology, University of Bergen, 2013-2016.

Member, Faculty of Psychology Selection Committee for non-tenure appointments, University of Bergen, 2013-2016.

 

Alternate Member, University Board, University of Bergen, 2013-2017.

 

Alternate Member, Western Region Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics, 2013-2017.

 

Member, University Library Board, University of Bergen, 2013-2017.

 

Alternate Member, Faculty of Psychology Appointments Board, 2013-2017.