The Board

Geir Sverre BrautGeir Sverre Braut, MD

Senior Advisor at Stavanger University Hospital. Professor in Health Sciences at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences and in Societal Safety at University of Stavanger. Former Deputy Director General, Norwegian Board of Health Supervision. Specialist in Community Medicine.

pasteen_nov_2012Petter Andreas Steen, MD, PhD
Representing the University of Oslo

Professor Emeritus Emergency Medicine at Oslo University, Norway. Published >400 papers, 291 on Medline, h index 69. Primary Mentor 20 PhD fellows. Past Chair ERC and past Co-Chair ILCOR. Recipient of ILCOR “Resuscitation Giant” award, AHA Lifetime Achievement Award, and Laerdal Honorary Award in Acute Medicine by Oslo University. Honorary member ERC and Norwegian Anesth. Soc. Knight of the first class of the Royal Norwegian St. Olav Order.

Lars WiklundLars Wiklund MD, PhD
Representing the Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine.

Professor Emeritus of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at Uppsala University Hospital in Sweden. Lead scientist of the Uppsala research group in CPR and ischaemia/reperfusion. Published 200 papers, 150 on Medline. Mentored 24 PhD fellows. Awarded the Laerdal Honorary Award in Acute Medicine by Oslo University in 1991.

Doris ØstergaardDoris Østergaard, MD, PhD,DHPE

Professor of Simulation Education in Healthcare, Director of Danish Institute for Medical Simulation, Herlev Hospital, Capital Region of Denmark and Copenhagen University. Published 80 papers. Mentored 5 PhD fellows. Past Chair of Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM) and Educational Committee of Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Board Member of Society for Simulation in Health Care and member of Patient Safety Committee of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA).

Astrid Lærdal FrøsethAstrid Lærdal Frøseth, ML, BSW

Judge emerita, retired from Stavanger District Court, Vice-President of the Norwegian Association of Judges (NAJ) 2004-2008, member of the Advisory Board for the project The Norwegian Code of the Realm 1274 at the Faculty of Law, University of Bergen.

Åge Lærdal Åge Lærdal, MD
Scientific secretary and donor

Consultant , Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital. Board member The Church City Mission, Rogaland.
Established a philantrophic foundation in 2005.

Tore LærdalTore Lærdal, M.Sc
Executive Director and donor
Chairman of Laerdal Medical
Managing Director of Laerdal Global Health
Chairman of a cancer research foundation at the University hospital in Stavanger. Hon Doc Science, University of Hertfordshire.