MD, PhD, FESC. Specialist in internal medicine and cardiology. Senior consultant at department of Cardiology, Akershus University Hospital and Professor II at the Institutes of Clinical Medicine, Campus Ahus, University of Oslo and The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.
Member of 1. the Working group on preventive cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation and sports cardiology, 2. the Council of Cardiovascular Disease, 3. the Advisory board for The National Centre of Competence – “Exercise is medicine”, 4. the Committee for National exam in Medicine and 5. the editorial board of the online Norwegian Pharmacopeia.
Research areas: Aging and the heart in a general population, Myocardial scarring and obstructive coronary artery disease in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, Predictors of different clinical presentations of coronary artery disease, Change in prevalence of cognitive dysfunction and dementia over time, The Tromsø Study.
Henrik Schirmers publications are listed here..