Research group: Substance Use and Health Outcomes

Stig Tore BogstrandGroup leader
Stig Tore Bogstrand
Group leader

Background

The Substance Use and Health Outcomes Research Group study health consequences of alcohol and psychoactive drug use, mainly among hospitalized injury- and medically ill patients and drivers in road traffic. We collaborate with clinical departments in Norwegian hospitals and internationally. Our main methodology is assessment of problem use of alcohol, psychoactive medicinal drugs and illicit drugs by laboratory analysis of biological samples.

Contact information

Group Leader Stig Tore Bogstrand, Department of Forensic Medicine, Section of Drug Abuse Research, Tel: +47 23 01 30 41 , E-mail: stig.tore.bogstrand@ous-hf.no