Dr. Hilde Berner Hammer, Norway

  • Specialist in internal medicine 1998 and rheumatology 2001
  • Senior consultant at Dept. of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, Norway.
  • Special scientific interests
    • Rheumatologic ultrasound
    • Pain
    • Biomarkers
  • In charge of several scientific studies on ultrasonography (US) in rheumatic diseases
  • In charge of a large number of US courses in Norway
  • In charge of the US education during the obligatory course on imaging for specialist candidates in rheumatology
  • In charge of the Norwegian ultrasound course under the umbrella of NRF
  • Referee: several rheumatology Journals (annals of Rheumatology, journal of rheumatology, Scandinavian, arthritis research & Therapy 
  • Professional membership
    • OMERACT group on ultrasonography (from 2008)
    • EULAR Standing Committee on Musculoskeletal Imaging (from 2009)
    • Member of the educational committee in EFSUMB (the educational committee in the European society for medical ultrasonography)