Ole Norheim

University of Bergen

Ole Frithjof Norheim is a physician and professor in medical ethics, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care, University of Bergen, and adjunct Professor at the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. Norheim’s wide-ranging research interests include theories of justice, inequality in health, the ethics of priority setting in health systems and how to achieve Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goal for health

He is currently leading the research projects Priority Setting in Global Health (2012-2016, funded by NORAD) and Disease Control Priorities – Ethiopia (2017-2020, funded by BMGF). Dr. Norheim also serves as a member of the DCP3 Advisory Committee to the Editors

Norheim has chaired the World Health Organization’s Consultative Group on Equity and Universal Health Coverage (2012-2014), the third Norwegian National Committee on Priority Setting in Health Care (2013-2014), and the 2009 revision of Norwegian Guidelines for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. 

Dr. Norheim also serves as a member of the DCP3 Advisory Committee to the Editors