Building patient HEAlth Literacy during medical INteractions (HeaLin).
Grant 2024. Funding Helse Sør-Øst. Open project funding 2 researchers (Julia Menichetti, psychologist, PhD; Jennifer Gerwing, psychologist, PhD).
Status: start in December 2024. Contact: Julia Menichetti (

Rescuevoice Pro. Communication Simulator for Emergency Operators
Grant: 2024. Funding: Somsagt AS and Norwegian Research Council (Research & Development project), 24 mill NOK, 4 years. We aim to develop a training simulator for emergency call operators, enhancing their communication skills to meet a new gold standard.
Status: Planning phase, project started April 2024. Contact: Bård Fossli Jensen,

Resident uncertainty: Roots, reasoning, and remedy (RURRR).
Grant 2020. Funding Helse Sørøst. PhD project. PhD student Sara Gilani (MD)
Status: Data collection finished. Analysis is ongoing.
Contact: Pål Gulbrandsen (

Many providers, confused information? Coordinated and tailored information with older patients in hospital-home transitions (MAPINFOTRANS).
Grant 2020. Funding (Norwegian Research Council) 3 years for 2 PhD students (Christine Frigaard, cand. pharm., Herman Bjørnstad, MA, MSci) and 1 50% researcher (Jennifer Gerwing, psychologist, PhD).
Status: Data collection finished, analysis is ongoing.
Contact: Pål Gulbrandsen (

Communicating medical information to patients: an evidence-based toolbox of strategies (COME INFO).
Grant 2019. Funding Helse Sørøst. Postdoc project. (Julia Menichetti, psychologist, PhD)
Status: Data collection finished. 3 published papers so far.
Contact: Pål Gulbrandsen (

Kommunikasjonsalgoritmer for operatør i kontakt med innringer til AMK. Grant 2019. Funding Norwegian Research Council – Research and Development project. Status: One published paper. Contact: Bård Fossli Jensen, Somsagt AS ( 

Enabling shared decision making in multiple sclerosis treatment
Grant 2014. Funding (Extrastiftelsen – MS-forbundet) PhD project.
Status: PhD thesis finished in June 2023, 3 papers published. PhD student Jenny Nordfalk, neurologist.
Contact: Pål Gulbrandsen (