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Associate professor and medical doctor

Tor Oddbjørn Tveit

Besides being a staff member of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR) at the University of Agder, Tor Oddbjørn Tveit is working at Sørlandet Hospital Trust. He is a specialist in anesthesiology and consultant at the Anesthesia and Intensive care Department. He is also medical professional advisor at the Technology and eHealth Department, and research supervisor at the Research and Development Department at the same hospital. He is also associate professor at Faculty of Health and Sports Sciences at the University of Agder.

Tveit became medical doctor (MD) in 1992 at the University of Oslo, Norway, specialist in anesthesiology (anesthesia, intensive care, emergency medicine, pain therapy) in year 2000, and obtained his PhD (clinical medicine) in 2013 at the University of Bergen, Norway.

For years he has been interested in the use of ICT in clinical practice and for research purposes (clinical medicine, medical informatics), and his primary aim is to create healthcare systems which benefits patients.

He has more than 15 years of experience as an advisor for the development, implementation and use of clinical ICT-systems, EHR-solutions and eHealth. This includes major development projects, both at Sørlandet Hospital Trust and in South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority.

His research interest includes perioperative medicine, acute pain, clinical pharmacology, eHealth, artificial intelligence, machine learning, pattern recognition, computational linguistics, and information structuring.

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