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PhD candidate Lillan Mo Andreassen have investigated drug therapy and glycemic control in nursing home patients with diabetes, and found very low blood glucose levels in several of them.
Associate Professor Lone Holst celebrated her 50th birthday on December 4th 2013. Both colleagues and students wanted to congratulate the “leading lady” on her anniversary.
From December 1st Reidun Kjome is engaged as Associate Professor in Research Group in Social Pharmacy.
Use of cranberry during pregnancy is not associated with negative pregnancy outcomes, Ph.D. candidate Kristine Heitmann concludes in her new paper. Simultaneously, she emphasizes the importance of treating detected urinary tract infections (UTIs) with antibiotics, as cranberry has not shown to be effective as treatment for UTIs.
Research Group in Social Pharmacy recently invited researchers from University of East Anglia (UEA) to Bergen to discuss future research collaboration and how we can strengthen the research within social pharmacy and pharmacy practice at both institutions.
The sixth Nordic Social Pharmacy and Health Research Conference were held in Gothenburg 12-13th of June. The main theme for the conference was "Striving for equality in research participation and the implications for care".
Social Pharmacy research from Bergen is presented in the March edition of International Innovation, a publication which disseminate international research work to government bodies and potential sponsors, as well as other research institutions.
Due to her passion for teaching in Social Pharmacy and the involvement in the Masters Programme in Pharmacy in general, Associate Professor Kjersti Bakken has been honoured with the Generica Award 2011.
Several researchers from Bergen presented at the 5th Nordic Social Pharmacy and Health Services Research Conference. Dr. Linda Strand was one of the invited speakers, reflecting over 20 years of pharmaceutical care practice.