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Bjørn Hofmann, MSc, PhD
Bjørn Hofmann is a professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology at Gjøvik and an adjunct professor at the Centre for medical ethics at the University of Oslo. He holds a PhD in philosophy of medicine and is trained both in the natural sciences and in the humanities.
His main research interests are philosophy of medicine, philosophy of science, technology assessment, and bioethics.
Hofmann teaches ethics, philosophy of science, and philosophy of medicine, at the levels Ba, Ma, and PhD.
He has been a researcher at The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services (2002-13) and a Harkness fellow (Commonwealth Fund) at the Dartmouth College (2014-15). Publications.
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- (2018) Fake facts and alternative truths in medical research. BMC Medical Ethics. vol. 19:4.
- (2018) The gene-editing of super-ego. Medicine, Health care and Philosophy.
- (2018) In pursuit of goodness in bioethics: Analysis of an exemplary article. BMC Medical Ethics. vol. 19 (1).
- (2018) Nudging in screening: Literature review and ethical guidance. Patient Education and Counseling.
- (2018) How medical technologies shape the experience of illness. Life Sciences, Society and Policy. vol. 14 (1).
- (2017) Do health professionals have a prototype concept of disease? The answer is no. Philosophy Ethics and Humanities in Medicine. vol. 12 (6).
- (2017) Døden og teknologien. Tidsskriftet sykepleien.
- (2017) Ethical issues with colorectal cancer screening—a systematic review. Journal of Evaluation In Clinical Practice. vol. 23 (3).
- (2017) Etiske aspekter ved behandling av fedme. Indremedisineren.
- (2017) Etiske utfordringer med nyere reproduksjonsteknologi. Etikk i praksis. vol. 11 (2).
- (2017) Limits to human enhancement: Nature, disease, therapy or betterment?. BMC Medical Ethics. vol. 18 (56).
- (2017) Overdiagnostic uncertainty. European Journal of Epidemiology. vol. 32 (6).
- (2017) The overdiagnosis of what? On the relationship between the concepts of overdiagnosis, disease, and diagnosis. Medicine, Health care and Philosophy. vol. 20 (4).
- (2017) ‘You are inferior!’ Revisiting the expressivist argument. Bioethics. vol. 31 (7).
- (2017) Blodforyngelse. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. vol. 137 (18).
- (2017) Surge in publications on early detection. BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL. vol. 357 (j2102).
- (2017) New diagnostic tests: more harm than good. BMJ-BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL. vol. 358.
- (2017) Investigating the Reliability and Factor Structure of Kalichman’s “Survey 2: Research Misconduct” Questionnaire: A Post Hoc Analysis Among Biomedical Doctoral Students in Scandinavia. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. vol. 12 (4).
- (2017) Comprehensive assessment of complex technologies: integrating various aspects in Health Technology Assessment. International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care. vol. 33 (5).
- (2017) Making sense of complexity in context and implementation: the Context and Implementation of Complex Interventions (CICI) framework. Implementation Science. vol. 12 (21).