Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS)

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Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine (SEFAS) is part of Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care at Faculty of Medicine.

Head of centre is Professor Bettina Husebø.

SEFAS is frequently publishing the latest results from our research and commenting in different media. 

SEFAS is established in cooperation with GC Rieber Funds, and focuses on research, education and implementation, - based on national and international cooperation.

Forside Årsmelding 2020

Annual report 2020

In our annual report for 2020 you can read about SEFAS' research and activities in 2020.

Paulien van Dam

Jan Stoop Price 2020 for COSMOS article

Each year, Verenso, the Dutch association of elderly care physicians, awards an elderly care physician (in training) for a recently published article: the ‘Jan Stoop Price’. This year, Paulien van Dam won this prize for her article ‘Quality of life and pain medication use in persons with advanced...



SEFAS is launching a new study in collaboration with Neuro-SysMed and the Helgetun living lab. ActiveAgeing will investigate the current possibilities for enhanced activity and quality of life in healthy elderly and people with Parkinson’s disease. Using innovative home-based sensors the...

Vitenskapelige publikasjoner

Scientific publications

Scientific publications by researchers at Centre for Elderly and Nursing Home Medicine.