Medical doctor from the University of Oslo, specialist in internal medicine and infectious diseases. PhD on Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection, Diploma of Hygiene and Tropical medicine (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).
Current position: Senior medical officer, in charge of the National Preparedness laboratory with responsibility for detection, surveillance and countermeasures of highly dangerous and/or emerging pathogens. Biosafety and biosecurity medical officer. Team member of the NIPH Global Health Preparedness, working to facilitate International Health Regulation core capacities in Palestine and Moldova. Coordinator for the NIPH vaccine program against biological threats and emerging infectious disease.