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Jan Egil Nordvik

Psychologist, PhD

Contact information

  • E-mail: j.e.nordvik@gmail.com
  • Phone: (+47) 977 12 091

Areas of interest

  • Rehabilitation
  • Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science
  • Cognitive/Neuropsychological rehabilitation
  • Brain plasticity/Neuroplasticity
  • Cognitive training
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy

Bio

In English

  • Jan E. Nordvik is manager of The Regional Center of Knowledge Translation in Rehabilitation at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, in South-Eastern Norway. He is working with different knowledge translation projects including an ongoing implementation pilot of a Norwegian translation of the US’ patient reported outcome measure PROMIS profile form 57, across several patient group and diagnoses, and will perform a similar pilot for ADL-items related to the CMS’ IRF-PAI. The overall aim for these two pilots is to create a core data set for the regional rehabilitation services. Nordvik is a clinical psychologist trained at University of Sussex, UK, and University of Oslo, Norway, with a phd in cognitive rehabilitation. Key areas of interest are quality and effectiveness of rehabilitation, knowledge translation and brain injury research.

In Norwegian

  • Jan Egil Nordvik, phd, psykolog, er leder for Regional kompetansetjeneste for rehabilitering HSØ ved Sunnaas sykehus HF. Klinisk og forskningsmessig erfaring fra behandling av milde til moderate kognitive vansker etter ervervet hjerneskade. I den nåværende stillingen er det særlig fokus på læring, kunnskapstranslasjon og utfordringene med implementering av ny forskningskunnskap i helsetjenestene.

Curriculum vitae

Born

  • May 1973 (Trondheim)

Education

  • 2014 Organisation and leadership, University College of Oslo (15 course credits)
  • 2006 – 2011 Phd-student at the PhD-programme of Department of Psychology, University of Oslo[1]. The PhD-thesis was handed in 18.05.2011; the defence took place 02.11.2011.
  • 2000 – 2005 University of Oslo. Undergraduates and postgraduates studies in clinical psychology. Authorisation number (Hprnr): 9454047
  • 1995 – 1998 University of Sussex[2], School of cognitive and computing sciences, Brighton, UK BA Psychology
  • 1992 – 1995 University of Trondheim/NTNU[3], Norway. Courses in psychology and biology

Relevant courses

  • 2013 – 2015 2 years long accredited course in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, organised by the Norwegian Association Cognitive Therapy ([4])
  • 2015 "How to practice Evidence-based Health Care" ("Forskning i fjæra"), The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (Kunnskapssenteret).

Relevant work experience

  • 2014 – p. Member of the specialist committee for continuing education in habilitation and rehabilitation, Norwegian Psychological Association
  • 2013 – p. Manager of Regional Center of Knowledge Translation in Rehabilitation in South-Eastern Norway Health Region, (Owner: Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital)
  • 2012 – p. Head of Sunnaas Rehabilitation Registry
  • 2011 – 2013 Head of cognitive rehabilitation expertise group at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital
  • 2010 – 2013 Clinical psychologist at the cognitive rehabilitation unit at the Brain injury ward, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital HT
  • 2010 – 2012 In charge of implementation of evidence based treatment at the cognitive rehabilitation unit at the Brain injury ward, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital HT
  • 2006 – 2010 PhD-student at Department of Psychology, University of Oslo
  • 2006 – 2006 Clinical psychologist at Ward of spinal cord injuries and multi trauma, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital (6 months from January to july)
  • 1998 – 2011 Data manager for the research project Early intervention in psychosis (TIPS), Department of research and education, Psychiatric Division, Ullevål University Hospital (fulltime and part-time)

Grants

  • 2015 PersonAAL (European Union Ambient Assisted Living-programme). Innovation project (500 000 €). Contribution: Norwegian partner together with Hospital Organiser AS.
  • 2014 Assessing treatment-induced post-stroke neuroplasticity using multimodal MRI: A RCT study (375 000 €). Principal investigator and main supervisor: Lars Tjelta Westlye, Uni. of Oslo/Oslo Uni. Hospital. Contribution: Development from idea to successful project proposal, and collaborating partner at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital.
  • 2014 Enhancing post-stroke recovery through transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS): Clinical efficacy and neuronal mechanisms (260 000 €). Principal investigator and main supervisor: Lars Tjelta Westlye, Uni. of Oslo/Oslo Uni. Hospital. Contribution: Development from idea to successful project proposal, and collaborating partner at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital.
  • 2012 The reshaping of attentional networks after unilateral stroke: Multimodal imaging of visual neglect (375 000 €). Principal investigator and main supervisor: Lars Tjelta Westlye, Uni. of Oslo/Oslo Uni. Hospital. Contribution: Development from idea to successful project proposal, and collaborating partner at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital.
  • 2011 Post-stroke brain plasticity: Investigating the effect of computerized cognitive training with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) (260 000 €). Main supervisor: Kristine Walhovd. Contribution: Development from idea to successful project proposal, and collaborating partner at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital.
  • 2010 Eye-tracking technology in rehabilitation of neglect following stroke (260 000 €). Principal investigator and main supervisor: Bruno Laeng, Uni. of Oslo. Contribution: Development from idea to successful project proposal, and collaborating partner at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital.

Supervision

  • Co-supervisor for four of the ongoing PhD-projects mentioned above

PhD-evaluation committee experience

  • 2. opponent for Ragnhild Johansen, defence 04.10.2013, Dept. of Psychology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • 2. opponent for Unni Bratlien, defence 28.05.2014, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo

Relevant dissemination and teaching

  • Member of the local committee of the “The 9th Conference of the Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation”, 2.-3. of July 2012, Bergen, Norway.
  • Organiser of two courses in cognitive rehabilitation at Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, for health care professionals working with brain injury rehabilitation, 26.-27. of May, 2011, and 19.-20. of September 2013.
  • Invited speaker on issues in cognitive rehabilitation:
    • Training courses in neuropsychology for psychologists
    • Annual conference of the Norwegian Psychological Association
    • Training courses in physical medicine for physicians
    • National Rehabilitation Conference in Oslo and Bergen
    • Regional Rehabilitation Conference in Oslo and Trondheim
    • Regional and local courses and meetings for stroke survivors and health care professional
    • Contributor to written material for stroke survivors and other persons with acquired brain injury on post-injury rehabilitation issues

Reviews for the following journals

  • Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, Journal of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, and The Clinical Neuropsychologist

Publications

Peer-reviewed publications listed in Pubmed[5].