Prof. Odd Helge GiljaDirector and Doctor, National Centre for Ultrasound in Gastroenterology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

    Odd Helge Gilja is currently Director and Senior Consultant at National Centre for Ultrasound in Gastroenterology at Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen. He is also Professor at University of Bergen.

    Odd Helge Gilja received his medical degree from University of Bergen in 1988 and did his Ph.D. in 1997 in Bergen. He specialised in internal medicine and gastroenterology at Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen. He was appointed Professor of Medicine in 2002. He has supervised 20 PhD candidates. He serves on the Editorial Board of 6 journals.  He has received 6 international prizes.

    He was president of the Norwegian Society for Diagnostic Ultrasound in Medicine from 2001 to 2007. He has been chairman of EFSUMB’s Education and Professional Standards Committee, Honorary Secretary, and is now immediate Past-President of EFSUMB. He is member of WFUMB’s Sponsorship committee since 2013 and is now chair of the WFUMB Education Committee. He is Editor of 7 books and is author of 300 scientific papers, as well as 70 popular science publications.

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