Pål Brekke

Pål H. Brekke, MD, PhD, Department of Cardiology, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet


After graduating from the University of Bergen and residency at Vestfold Hospital in Tønsberg, Brekke has worked at Akershus University Hospital from 2002, and at Rikshospitalet since 2012. Brekke is a board certified specialist in Internal Medicine and Cardiology.

From 2006-2010, Brekke was a PhD fellow at Akershus University Hospital (Ahus), focusing on markers of myocardial injury in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Concurrently, he held a part time position at the University of Oslo, teaching research methodology and epidemiology.

Photo (c): Pål Brekke
Brekke joined the CCI in 2017, where his research is focused on the development of new ultrasound technologies and methods. He is also employed part time by the Norwegian Research Council funded BigMed project, in which big data analytics are being employed to improve sudden cardiac death prediction and prevention.

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