Vibeke Sundling

Vibeke Sundling

Studiekoordinator / Faggruppeleder

Fakultet for helse- og sosialvitenskap
Institutt for optometri, radiografi og lysdesign
Campus Kongsberg (5309)

Kompetanse

Interesseområder: Helsetjenesteforskning, helsekommunikasjon, digital helse, helseteknologi, diabetes, syn og øyehelse, tørre øyne og keratokonus

Undervisningsområder: Diabetes, syn og øyehelse, kliniske metoder, kommunikasjon, person-orientert forskning og veiledning av master- og doktorgradsstudenter.

CV

ORCID Researcher unique identifier: orcid.org/0000-0002-9567-239X
Publications in Cristin and ResearchGate

EDUCATION

PhD in Health Services Research "Diabetes Eye Care in Optometric Practice", Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway (2013)

MSc in clinical optometry, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, USA (​2000)  

Professional Qualifying Exam (PQE) British College of Optometrists (1995)  

BSc (Hons) in Optometry, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), Manchester, UK (1994)

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS
2013 - present  Associate professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Optometry and Visual Science, University College of                             Southeast Norway
2012 - 2020      Program coordinator postgraduate courses, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Optometry and Visual                                         Science, University College of Southeast Norway
2001 - 2012      Adjunct, Salus University (former: Pennsylvania College of Optometry), USA
1995 - 2012      Assistant professor, Department of Optometry and Visual Science, Buskerud University College, Norway
2004 - 2005      Optometrist (part-time), Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tønsberg, Norway
1996 - 2003      Optometrist, Ullevål University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
1997 - 1998      Optometrist (part-time), Interoptik Bogstadveien, Oslo, Norway
1996 - 1997      Optometrist (part-time), Interoptik Optika AS, Drammen, Norway
1995 - 1996      Optometrist, Technical Aids Centre, Oslo, Norway
1994 - 1995      Pre-registration Optometrist, North Devon District Hospital, Barnstaple, UK

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE STUDENTS AND RESEARCH FELLOWS
5 PhD and 18 MSc students (2014-present), Faculty of Health Sciences, University College of Southeast Norway

TEACHING ACTIVITIES 
2018 - present    Teaching (PhD-level) person-centred research.
2012 - present    Teaching (MSc-level) scientific methods, diabetes, vision and ocular health, ocular photography, clinical methods,                                   communication and shared care. Supervision of MSc and PhD students.
1996 - present    Teaching (BSc) clinical investigative techniques, optometric visual rehabilitation, general and ocular pathology.                                       Supervision of BSc final year student research projects.

INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
2021-present   Member of the Programme Committee for the PhD in Person-centered Health Care
2012–2020      Director of postgraduate payment studies
2014–2015      Director of postgraduate studies
2014-2015       Project manager for the development of the ophthalmic nurse programme. The programme started in 2015.
2012–2014      Member of the committee developing the Master in Vision rehabilitation and the application towards NOKUT                                          accreditation. The master programme started in 2015.
 

COMMISSIONS OF TRUST
2021 - present    Workpackage leader in the EU-project "Empowering EU health policies on Task SHIfting", www.tashiproject.eu
2021 - present    Deputy National Representative of the International Association for Communication in Healthcare (EACH)
2021                   Leader of the midterm evaluation committee for Ala Paduca, USN
2020                   Member of the workgroup revising the PhD programme at Faculty of health and social sciences, USN
2020                   Leader of the evaluation committee PhD-dissertation for Lene Aarvelta Hagen, USN
2020                   Member of the midterm evaluation committee for Torgeir Mathisen, USN
2019-2020          Member of the workgroup reviewing the PhD programmes at USN
2019                   Member of the midterm evaluation committee for Bjørn Gjerdrum, USN
2019                   Member of the workgroup assessing the criteria for pedagogical of faculty at USN
2018                   Member of the workgroup reviewing the continuing education portfolio at Faculty of health and social sciences, USN
2018                   Review of research proposals: Medical Research Council, UK
2016 -                 Peer-reviewer: BMJ Open, Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, Patient Education and                                 Counselling, Scandinavian Journal of Optometry and Visual Science, Journal of Clinical Medicine, Journal of                                           Advanced Nursing, BMC Nursing
2015 - 2018       Member of the rEACH, a subcommittee of the European Association for Communication in Healthcare    
2015 - 2017       Member of the tEACH, a subcommittee of the European Association for Communication in Healthcare    
2015                  Member of the expert committee reviewing applicants for two PhD positions in Person-Centered Healthcare at the                                  Faculty of Health Sciences    
2007 - 2010       Member of the Board of the Norwegian Optometric Association    
2006 - 2009       Member of the Board of Continuing Education, Norwegian Optometric Association
2006 - 2007       Member of the Editorial Board of Optikeren, Norwegian Optometric Association 
2003 - 2008       Member of the Optometric Rehabilitation of Visually Impaired Committee, Norwegian Optometric Association
1996 - 2000       Member of the Board of Norwegian Optometric Association, District of Oslo


MEMBERSHIPS OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES
2014-present   European Association for Communication in Healthcare
1990-present   Member of the Norwegian Association of Optometrists


COLLABORATIONS
Sandra van Dulmen, PhD, NIVEL (Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research), Utrecht and Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Hilde Eide, PhD, Science Center Health and Technology, Faculty of Health Science, University College of Southeast Norway, Drammen, Norway
Jakob Grauslund, PhD, Department of Ophthalmology & Steno Diabetes Center Odense, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
Inger Holmstrøm, PhD, School of Health, Care and Social Welfare, Mälardalen University and Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden
Neil Lagali, PhD, Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Linkôping University, Sweden
Eirik Hugaas Ofstad, PhD, Communication, Department of Medicine, Nordland Hospital Trust, Bodø, Norway
Eva Maria Støa, PhD, Department of Sports, Physical Education and Outdoor Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Sports and Educational Science, University College of Southeast Norway, Drammen, Norway 
Anneli Sundler, PhD, Faculty of Caring Science, Work Life and Social Welfare, University of Borås, Sweden
Tor P. Utheim, PhD, Oslo University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway

Publikasjoner i Cristin