Else-Lydia Toverud

Professor Emeritus - Department of Pharmacy
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Phone +47 22856129
Mobile phone +47 93254707
Room 047C
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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 3 Farmasibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1068 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic Interests

Drug use/pharmacotherapy in patients, with special focus on the elderly and the chronically ill ones. This includes also those with life-threatening diseases.

Special problems regarding the use of drugs. Why is compliance/adherence to the drug treatment often so low? What additional problems do we find in groups of immigrants where a different cultural background and another language are factors which have to be taken into consideration?

The government's pharmacoeconomic strategies to decrease drug expenses.

Special interest: How to help patients get better results from their drug
therapy.

Teaching

School of pharmacy (master - 5 years):

Main responsibility for the two courses: FRM 1020 and FRM 4040.

 

School of pharmacy/School of Medicine:

Higher education and employment history

  • Professor in Social Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy,University of Oslo, Norway, 1997 - present
  • Associate professor in Social pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway, 1991-1997
  • Associate professor, Department of Pharmacotherapeutics, Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway, 1985-1991
  • Associate professor, School of Prescriptionists (pharmacists), Oslo, Norway 1982-1985
  • Dr.philos.(doctoral thesis work), Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, University of London, England, 1977-1981
  • "Scientific" assistant, Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway, 1972-1976
  • Research assistant, Ecole de Pharmacie, University of Geneva, Switzerland, 1971-1972
  • Research assistant, Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy,University of Oslo, Norway,1970 (the whole year)
  • Master of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway, December 1969

Appointments

  • Vice leader of the Department of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Member of the Ph.D. board, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Member of the PR board of the School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway

Cooperation

  • Institute of Health and Society, Medical Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Center for Pharmacy, University of Bergen, Norway
  • The Health Directorate, Oslo, Norway
  • The Norwegian Pharmacy Association
  • International Health and Society group (IHSG), Oslo, Norway
  • Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Oslo, Ullevål, Oslo, Norway
  • Antidoping Norway
  • Department of Social Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

 

Tags: Social Pharmacy, Adherence, Elderly, Drug use in HIV patients, Pharmacoeconomics, Natural products, Drug use/Pharmacotherapy, Drug use in ethnic minorities
Published Nov. 3, 2010 3:45 PM - Last modified Nov. 29, 2016 1:46 PM

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