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Personal profile

2017: Teaching lecturer in the BSc in Nursing.

2012-2017: Educational leader of the BSc in Nursing

2008-2012: Head of the School of Nursing, University of the Faroe Islands

2004-2008: Rector of the School of Nursing on the Faroe Islands

2002-2004: Educational leader of the BSc in Nursing

1999-2001: Freelance Nurse at Personalegruppen, providing nursing to resident’s of Old peoples homes and community care, Denmark

1994-1999: Bispebjerg hospital, M4: Emergency ward for patients with orthopedic infections and several other disorders, Denmark

1989-1994: Landssjúkrahúsið, A2: Obstetric ward that provides prenatal care, neonatal care, obstetric aid and maternity care for women and their relatives.

1984-1989: Bispebjerg hospital, M4: Emergency ward for patients with orthopedic infections and several other disorders, Denmark


Pedagogics, learning and didactics, etichs, psychology, sexuality.

Nursing theory and clinics.

Theory of Science and research incl. mentor in written assignments and projects in BSc in Nursing.

Research interests

Together with 9 Nursing schools in Denmark cooperated in the project: Clinical assesment. A project regarding development and quality assurance in clinical examinations/assements in the Education of nurses.



Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Roskilde University

Award Date: 1 Mar 2002

RN Nurse from Sjúkrasystraskúli Føroya, Sjúkrasystraskúli Føroya

Award Date: 1 Apr 1984

External positions

Member of the Faroese Ethical Committee

1 Oct 2022 → …

Representing Faroe Islands in The Nordic Committee on Bioethics https://ncbio.org/ The Committee has two members from each Nordic country, as well as observers from The Faroe Islands and Åland Islands


Member of the committee in FÁ6, professional association of senior nurses and leaders.


Member in Sygeplejerskeuddannelsens Ledernetværk, Denmark


Member in Íslandsnevndin at Fróðskaparsetur Føroya, where focus is cooperation with Háskúli Íslands resulting in a seminar every 2nd year

… → 2016


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