Johannes Nordsteien Svensøy

  • PhD student; MD

Johannes Nordsteien Svensoy is a licensed physician with a European Master in Disaster Medicine. He has experience from working in several Emergency departments, and as a GP. Recently been part of the Covid-19 response at Oslo University Hospital Infectious disease department. Currently he is working on his doctorate at the Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Prehospital Emergency Medicine (NAKOS) on ballistocardiographic biosensors.  

Humanitarian and extreme medicine has been his main interest fields for many years, being a rescue diver, skydiver, active mountaineer, and a member of the Explorers Club. He has training in Pre-Hospital-, Tropical-, Maritime-, Offshore-, Space-, and Aviation Medicine. He recently served as the crew medical officer and executive officer for the first-ever Analog Astronaut Station-to-Station MAU-MDRS Crew 001/220 Medical Mission at the Mars Desert Research Station in Utah, USA. 

Throughout his career he has conducted several humanitarian missions on the Thai-Burmese border, working at the Mae Tao Clinic at the Surgical-Trauma unit. Research published in World Journal of Urology on prevention of paraffinomas. 

Johannes is a board member of the Norwegian association for traumatology, acute- and disaster-medicine (NOTAK).

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Publications 2024

Svensøy JN, Alonso E, Elola A, Bjørnerheim R, Ræder J, Aramendi E, Wik L (2024)
Cardiac output estimation using ballistocardiography: a feasibility study in healthy subjects
Sci Rep, 14 (1), 1671
DOI 10.1038/s41598-024-52300-3, PubMed 38238507

Publications 2021

Svensøy JN, Nilsson H, Rimstad R (2021)
A Qualitative Study on Researchers' Experiences after Publishing Scientific Reports on Major Incidents, Mass-Casualty Incidents, and Disasters
Prehosp Disaster Med, 36 (5), 536-542
DOI 10.1017/S1049023X21000911, PubMed 34486507

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