Associate Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security
John-Arne Røttingen
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Summary

John-Arne Røttingen is the director of the Division of Infectious Disease Control at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health; professor of health policy at the Department of Health Management and Health Economics, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo; visiting professor at the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health; and institute visiting scholar at the Harvard Global Health Institute.

He is research associate of the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies; chair of the board of the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research; member of the Scientific Oversight Group of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle; and member of the International Advisory Committee for the Global Burden of Disease study.

He has been director general of the Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services; Oxford Scholar at Wadham College; and Fulbright Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School.

He received his MD and PhD from the University of Oslo, an MSc from The University of Oxford and an MPA from Harvard University.

Expertise

  • Health policy and health systems with emphasis on how evidence can inform decision making.
  • Global health with emphasis on health system research.
  • Access to and innovation of medicines and other health technologies for the needs of developing countries.
  • Evidence based practice, evidence informed policy and knowledge translation.
  • Methods for evaluating the effectiveness of interventions, system changes and reforms.

Experience

2014-Incoming Director of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health’s Division of Infectious Disease Control
2012-Visiting Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health
2011-Institute Visiting Scholar, Harvard Global Health Institute, Harvard University
2010-Adjunct Professor in Health Policy, Department of Health Management and Health Economics, Institute of Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo
2004-2011Director General, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services