Ingunn Björnsdottir

Associate Professor - Department of Pharmacy
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Visiting address 0363 OSLO Gydasvei 8
Postal address Postboks 1068 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Researh interests

My main interest is pharmaceutical policy, including rational use of medicines, health economics, pharmacist interventions and physicians' precscribing. 

Teaching

Practice coordinator - APPE (FRM 4000 - Praktisk farmasi).

I also teach in the research methods course in social pharmacy FRM 4040 - Forskningsforberedende metodekurs for samfunnsfarmasøytiske prosjekter

Background

CEO, Research Institute for Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy, University of Iceland, November 2008 - March 2010

External lecturer, University of Iceland, 1993 - 2004 og 2009 - 2013

Icelandic Directorate of Health, August 2011- December 2012

Icelandic Medicine Pricing and Reimbursement Committee, April 2011-July 2011

Icelandic Ministry of Health/Welfare, May – Dec. 2008, April 2010 – March 2011

Associate Professor, The Danish University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Københavns Universitet, August 2005 – July 2007

CEO, Iceland's Pharmacist Union / Pharmaceutical Society of Iceland, August 1998 - June 2005 (part time)

Spesialist, The State Social Security Institute, February - July 1999 (40%)

Chief pharmacist, Hospital & Nursing/Retirement Home, Akranes, Island, March 1996 – July 1998 (40%)

Chief pharmacist, the pharmacy in Akranes Iceland, August 1987 – February 1996

Chief pharmacist, the pharmacy in Húsavík, Iceland, Augist 1984 – July 1987

 

Short CV (.pdf)

Research publications (.pdf)

Tags: Pharmacoeconomics, Social pharmacy, Pharmaceutical policy, Qualitative methods, Health economics, Global health, Register based research, Nordic

Publications

  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Wallman, Andy & Sporrong, Sofia K (2017). Nordic Pharmacy Schools’ Experience in Communication Skills Training. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.  ISSN 0002-9459.  81(9), s 24- 35 . doi: 10.5688/ajpe6005
  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Brandlistuen, Ragnhild Eek; Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Sporrong, Sofia K (2017). Factors associated with pharmacy students' attitudes towards learning communication skills – A study among Nordic pharmacy students. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.  ISSN 1551-7411.  14(3), s 279- 289 . doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.03.055 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Volmer, Daisy; Sokirskaja, Aleksandra; Laaksonen, Raisa; Vainio, Kirsti; Sandler, Niklas; Halvorsen, Kjell H.; Kjome, Reidun Lisbet Skeide; Gizurarson, Sveinbjørn; Muceniece, Ruta; Maurina, Baiba; Dauksiene, Jurgita; Ruuben, Lilian; Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Ratassepp, Tagne & Heinämäki, Jyrki (2016). Perception of the Professional Knowledge of and Education on the Medical Technology Products among the Pharmacists in the Baltic and Nordic Countries—A Cross-Sectional Exploratory Study. Pharmacy.  ISSN 2226-4787.  4(4) . doi: 10.3390/pharmacy4040029 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Lupattelli, Angela; Spigset, Olav; Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hämeen-Anttila, Katri; Mårdby, Ann-Charlotte; Panchaud, Alice; Juraski, Romana Gjergia; Rudolf, Gorazd; Odalovic, Marina; Drozd, Mariola; Twigg, Michael J.; Juch, Herbert; Moretti, Myla Emily; Kennedy, Debra; Rieutord, Andre; Zagorodnikova, Ksenia; Passier, Anneke & Nordeng, Hedvig Marie Egeland (2015). Patterns and factors associated with low adherence to psychotropic medications during pregnancy - a cross-sectional, multinational web-based study. Depression and Anxiety.  ISSN 1091-4269.  32(6), s 426- 436 . doi: 10.1002/da.22352
  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Sporrong, Sofia K & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). A review of countries’ pharmacist-patient communication legal requirements on prescription medications and alignment with practice: Comparison of Nordic countries. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.  ISSN 1551-7411.  11(6), s 784- 802 . doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2015.01.002
  • Ibrahim, Nagwa A; Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Al Alwan, Ashraf S & Honore, Per Hartvig (2014). Insights about health-related quality of life in cancer patients indicate demands for better pharmaceutical care. Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice.  ISSN 1078-1552.  20(4), s 270- 277 . doi: 10.1177/1078155213505255
  • Lupattelli, Angela; Spigset, Olav; Twigg, Michael J.; Zagorodnikova, Ksenia; Mårdby, Ann-Charlotte; Moretti, Myla Emily; Drozd, Mariola; Panchaud, Alice; Hämeen-Anttila, Katri; Rieutord, Andre; Gjergia Jurasky, Romana; Odalovic, Marina; Kennedy, Debra; Rudolf, Gorazd; Juch, Herbert; Passier, Anneke; Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Nordeng, Hedvig Marie Egeland (2014). Medication use in pregnancy: a cross-sectional, multinational web-based study. BMJ Open.  ISSN 2044-6055.  4 . doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004365 Full text in Research Archive.

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  • Holm, Hanne Maria & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2016). Bruk av ADHD-medisin i de nordiske landene.
  • Johansen, line Kaasa & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2016). Veiledning om bruk av inhalasjonslegemidler, variasjon i apotekenes kundebehandling.
  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Wallman, Andy & Sporrong, Sofia K (2016). Communication Skills Assessment Methods in Nordic Pharmacy Schools.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). Lélegar tölur úr lyfjagagnagrunni (in Icelandic). [Disappointing data from Prescription Registry].. Morgunblaðið.  ISSN 1021-7266.  s 20- 20
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). Notagildi lyfjagagnagrunns - séð af öðrum sjónarhóli (in Icelandic). [Usability of Prescription Registry - from a different point of view].. Laeknabladid: The icelandic medical journal.  ISSN 0023-7213.  101(10), s 486- 487
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Adolfsson, Olafur (2015). Kvalitetssikring av reseptregister - en case fra Island.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Adolfsson, Olafur (2015). PRESCRIPTION REGISTRY RELIABILITY AND RESPONSIBLE USE, - A CASE FROM ICELAND.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Adolfsson, Olafur (2015). Prescription registry quality responsibilities - a case from Iceland.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Adolfsson, Olafur (2015). Prescription registry quality responsibilities - a case from Iceland. Norsk Epidemiologi, Supplement.  ISSN 0803-4206.  25, s 127
  • Guðbrandsdóttir, Kristjana Björg & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015, 13. november). Þrjátíu prósent skráninga eru með villum (in Icelandic). [Thirty percent of registrations contain errors]..  Fréttablaðið. Show summary
  • Halldórsdóttir, Brynja & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015, 12. august). Fékk gögnin afhent eftir tvö og hálft ár (in Icelandic). [Received the data after two and a half years]..  Reykjavík.
  • Hamza, Ashwak; Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). COMPARING PRICING AND REIMBURSEMENT OF PHARMACEUTICALS IN IRAQ AND NORWAY.
  • Hamza, Ashwak; Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). Sammenligning av legemidlers pris og refusjon i Irak og Norge.
  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Sporrong, Sofia K (2015). Legal cognitive requirements impact on pharmacy practice and patient outcomes.
  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Sporrong, Sofia K (2015). Legal cognitive requirements impact on pharmacy practice and patient outcomes. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.  ISSN 1551-7411.  11, s 590- 591 . doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2015.01.003
  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Sporrong, Sofia K & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). A review of countries’ pharmacist-patient communication legal requirements on prescription medications and alignment with practice.
  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Sporrong, Sofia K & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). A review of countries’ pharmacist-patient communication legal requirements on prescription medications and alignment with practice.
  • Thorsteinsson, Hallgrímur & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015, 14. august). Morgunútgáfan. [Radio].  Reykjavík.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2014). Námsvistun í norskum apótekum. Tímarit um lyfjafræði.  ISSN 1016-0450.  49(2), s 26- 27
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2014). Viðunandi villur og vandað eftirlit. Morgunblaðið.  ISSN 1021-7266.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa & Adolfsson, Olafur (2014). Concern about quality of data - a case from Iceland.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa & Adolfsson, Olafur (2014). Kvalitet og validering av databaser, - eksempel fra Island.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa & Adolfsson, Olafur (2014). Quality and transparency of data, - a Case from Iceland.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa & Adolfsson, Olafur (2014). Quality of Data on Drug Utilization, - a Case from Iceland.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa & Adolfsson, Olafur (2014). Quality and transparency of data, - a Case from Iceland. Norsk Epidemiologi, Supplement.  ISSN 0803-4206.  24, s 28
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa & Adolfsson, Olafur (2014). Quality of Data on Drug Utilization, - a Case from Iceland. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.  ISSN 1551-7411.  10(5), s e49- e49 . doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2014.07.125
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa; Parel, Kathleen & Hillers, Sara (2014). Expensive and expertise-demanding medicines in Iceland – new system for management and assessment.
  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Kälvemark Sporrong, Sofia & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2014). Statlig styrning av nordiska farmaceuters rådgivningsroll - och professionens möjlighet att själva påverka rollen.
  • Lupattelli, Angela; Spigset, Olav; Twigg, MJ; Zagorodnikova, Ksenia; Mårdby, Ann-Charlotte; Drozd, Mariola; Panchaud, Alice; Hameen-Antilla, Katri; Rieutord, Andre; Gjergia, Romana; Odalovic, Marina; Kennedy, Debra; Rudolf, Gorazd; Juch, Herbert; Passier, Anneke; Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Nordeng, Hedvig Marie Egeland (2013). Medication use during pregnancy: a multinational perspective.
  • Lupattelli, Angela; Spigset, Olav; Twigg, MJ; Zagorodnikova, Ksenia; Mårdby, Ann-Charlotte; Moretti, Myla; Drozd, Mariola; Panchaud, Alice; Hameen-Antilla, Katri; Rieutord, Andre; Gjergia, Romana; Odalovic, Marina; Kennedy, Debra; Rudolf, Gorazd; Juch, Herbert; Passier, Anneke; Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Nordeng, Hedvig Marie Egeland (2013). Medication use during pregnancy: a multinational perspective. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety.  ISSN 1053-8569.  22, s 75- 75 . doi: 10.1002/pds.3512

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