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Camilla Stoltenberg


Tullins gate 2, 0166 Oslo, Norway

Camilla Stoltenberg is a medical doctor and holds a Ph.D. in epidemiology from the University of Oslo. She also studied sociology at University of Oslo and social anthropology/medical anthropology at the University of California Berkeley and San Francisco (UCSF). She was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oslo and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in 1998-2001 and visiting scholar at Harvard School of Public Health and Columbia University in New York from 2000-2001.

Camilla Stoltenberg has been a professor at the University of Bergen, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, since 2012, and she remains active within research. She has led several research projects with funds from the EU, The Norwegian Research Council and National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US.

From 2001 she was a part of the top management at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), first as Executive Director of the division of epidemiology, then as a Deputy Director General, and from 2012-2023 as Director General. As Director General of NIPH she was responsible for national strategic projects related to infrastructure for science and analysis. In the period 2020-2023 she was NIPH’s spokesperson in the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

She is socially engaged and broadly involved in research and research strategy and has held numerous national and international positions and assignments.

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