Dr. Hanne Tuntland

Hanne Tuntland works as a Professor at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL) (100% position) and as an Associate Professor at Oslo Metropolitan University (20% position). She has a doctoral degree from the University of Bergen, a master’s degree from the University of Oslo and a bachelor degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) from Oslo Metropolitan University. She has an OT specialisation dealing with health of older adults. Tuntland has long experience as a faculty member involved in master level interprofessional educations dealing with gerontology and rehabilitation and has also been in charge of developing an English- speaking online master’s programme in healthy ageing and rehabilitation at HVL. Her academic and teaching experience has resulted in several textbooks.

She is a pioneer in Norwegian reablement research and has been involved in two empirical studies investigating reablement. This has resulted in several scientific articles and reports, a doctoral thesis, an edited textbook and several book chapters exploring various aspects of reablement. Tuntland has also participated in the Global Think Tank on reablement arranged by the International Federation of Ageing and she is currently a member of the ReAble international research network on reablement.

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