Deede Gammon

Senior researcher

+47 23 03 45 53 / +47 90 97 79 63
Visiting address
Center for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research
Aker hospital
Trondheimsveien 235
0586 Oslo
Building 6, Entrance A, 8th floor
Postal address
Center for Shared Decision Making and Collaborative Care Research
Oslo University Hospital HF Division of Medicine
Aker hospital
Box 4959 Nydalen
N-0424 Oslo


  • PhD from Faculty of Medicine, University of Tromsø (UiTø) (2006-2008).
  • Honours degree in psychology (Cand psychol) University of Oslo 1983
  • Education (1 yr. Program – “pedagogikk”) University of Oslo, 1978
  • Bachelor studies University of Oregon, 1974 and Portland State University, 1975


Work experience:

2011- Current: 40% NST, 60% sr scientist at Center for Shared Decision Making, Oslo Univ.Hosp.

01.10.2011- current: 20%  Associate Professor, Høyskolen i Buskerud,  Psykisk Helse

1995 –2011: Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine (NST)

  • Post doctoral work (2 year Helse Nord funding, Jan 2010-through 2011)
  • Acting head of Dept of Research and Innovation (March-December 2009)
  • 25% NST projects, 75% PhD at Med. Faculty, UiTø (2006-2008)
  • Visiting scientist at Oregon Research Institute (2004-2005)
  • Program manager: The e-health consumer (2002-2005)
  • Head of R&D task force: New patient roles (1999-2001)
  • Member of centre management team (1997-1999)
  • Research psychologist, project management

2005-2007: 20 % Associate professor, Institute of Clinical Medicine, UiTø. 

  • Development  of course in Master of Telemedicine and eHealth (TLM 3060).

1990-1995: Telenor Research and Development, Tromsø, Norway.

  • The telemedicine project
  • Research psychologist

1987-1990: Telenor EDB Business Partner, Oslo, Norway

  • Head of staff - organisational development (OD), strategy and training
  • OD consultant in national systems development projects

1985-1987: Norwegian Directorate of Telecommunications, Oslo Norway

  • Organisational consultant
  • Project member - “Office automation project” – personnel, organisational implications

1984-1985: Quasar Consultants, Oslo Norway: Consultant in man-machine interface evaluation


International committee membership

  • Council of Europe: Norwegian representative in the Committee of Experts (SP-IMP/TECH): “The impact of information technologies on health care: the patient and Internet.” 2001-2003.

Membership in steering committees and reference groups

  • North Norwegian IT-network for disabled children (NONITE) (1996-1998)
  • Centre for crisis psychiatry, Bergen:  Web-based information and services (2003-2004)
  • Norwegian Cancer Association, Oslo: Web-based smoke cessation support (2004-2005)
  • Teknologirådet  (2009-2010)

Internship supervision for psychology students, Institute of Psychology, UiTø

  • 12 students from 1999-2006 (6 months, 4 days per week).

Secondary Ph.D. supervisor, Telemedicine and eHealth, Institute of Clinical Medicine, UiTø 2009- 2012, Center for Shared Decision-Making/OUS Spring 2011-current.

Main Ph.D. supervisor for 1 candidate OUS, 1 candidate UiT.

Journal referee: J Telemed and Telecare, J medical ethics, J paediatrics, J medical internet res, Nuffield Council on Bioethics, J applied gerontology, Tidsskrift Norsk Psykologforening, HICS.

Grant funding success: Includes 9 externally funded PhDs from NFR and Helse Nord.

Sensor Master Degrees: Univ. of Bergen, 2009, Univ. of Tromsø 2009, Oslo Univ. College, 2011


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