Ingunn Björnsdottir

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Visiting address Gydasvei 8 0363 OSLO
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: Nordic, Social pharmacy, Pharmaceutical policy, Pharmacoeconomics, Health economics, Register based research, Qualitative methods, Global health

Publications

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  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Granås, Anne Gerd; Bradley, Amanda & Norris, Pauline (2019). Bruk av "ukjent kunde" i apotekorsknign i primærapotek i verden 2006-2016.
  • Rickles, Nathaniel M.; Fleming, Marc L. & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2019). Global research initiatives to understand the prescription drug misuse epidemic and ways to monitor and intervene. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. ISSN 1551-7411. 15(8), p. 907–909. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.05.015.
  • Johansen, line Kaasa & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2016). Veiledning om bruk av inhalasjonslegemidler, variasjon i apotekenes kundebehandling.
  • Holm, Hanne Maria & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2016). Bruk av ADHD-medisin i de nordiske landene.
  • Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina; Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Wallman, Andy & Sporrong, Sofia K (2016). Communication Skills Assessment Methods in Nordic Pharmacy Schools.
  • 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; Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Sporrong, Sofia K (2015). Legal cognitive requirements impact on pharmacy practice and patient outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Halldórsdóttir, Brynja & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). Fékk gögnin afhent eftir tvö og hálft ár (in Icelandic). [Received the data after two and a half years]. [Newspaper]. Reykjavík.
  • Thorsteinsson, Hallgrímur & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). Morgunútgáfan. [Radio]. Reykjavík.
  • Hamza, Ashwak; Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). Sammenligning av legemidlers pris og refusjon i Irak og Norge.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Adolfsson, Olafur (2015). Kvalitetssikring av reseptregister - en case fra Island.
  • Hamza, Ashwak; Svensberg, Karin Anna Evelina & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). COMPARING PRICING AND REIMBURSEMENT OF PHARMACEUTICALS IN IRAQ AND NORWAY.
  • 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. Norsk Epidemiologi, Supplement. ISSN 0803-4206. 25.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn & Adolfsson, Olafur (2015). Prescription registry quality responsibilities - a case from Iceland.
  • Guðbrandsdóttir, Kristjana Björg & Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). Þrjátíu prósent skráninga eru með villum (in Icelandic). [Thirty percent of registrations contain errors]. [Newspaper]. Fréttablaðið.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2015). Lélegar tölur úr lyfjagagnagrunni (in Icelandic). [Disappointing data from Prescription Registry]. Morgunblaðið. ISSN 1021-7266. p. 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), p. 486–487.
  • 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, p. 590–591. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2015.01.003.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2014). Námsvistun í norskum apótekum. Tímarit um lyfjafræði. ISSN 1016-0450. 49(2), p. 26–27.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn (2014). Viðunandi villur og vandað eftirlit. Morgunblaðið. ISSN 1021-7266.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa & Adolfsson, Olafur (2014). Kvalitet og validering av databaser, - eksempel fra Island.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa; Parel, Kathleen & Hillers, Sara (2014). Expensive and expertise-demanding medicines in Iceland – new system for management and assessment.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa & Adolfsson, Olafur (2014). Concern about quality of data - 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.
  • 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. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. ISSN 1551-7411. 10(5), p. e49–e49. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2014.07.125.
  • Björnsdottir, Ingunn; Hauksdottir, Runa & Adolfsson, Olafur (2014). Quality of Data on Drug Utilization, - a Case from Iceland.
  • 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 [Show all 17 contributors for this article] (2013). Medication use during pregnancy: a multinational perspective.
  • Lupattelli, Angela; Spigset, Olav; Twigg, MJ; Zagorodnikova, Ksenia; Mårdby, Ann-Charlotte & Moretti, Myla [Show all 18 contributors for this article] (2013). Medication use during pregnancy: a multinational perspective. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. ISSN 1053-8569. 22, p. 75–75. doi: 10.1002/pds.3512.

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