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Nancy Piccirilli Bjerkeset

Nancy Piccirilli Bjerkeset received her Bachelor of Arts in TESOL and Cultural Studies (TESOL = Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Humboldt State University in California, USA in 1995. Her study of oral and written Norwegian was completed in the fall of 1997 at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and her study of Basic Medicine and Pharmacology was completed in 2004 at Oslo University College, Norway.  

At Humboldt State University, Nancy worked as an English tutor, an assistant in the Physics department and technical writer/proofreader. She has taught English at Guangxi University in China, Birralee International School in Trondheim, AOF - Workers’ Educational Association of Norway, Siemens and Reinertsen in Trondheim, Levanger public schools, Aker Kværner in Verdal, Norske Skog in Skogn and the HUNT- Research center in Verdal (now located in Levanger). In addition to teaching, she has spent the last 15 years translating, editing and proofreading quantitative and qualitative research for researchers who have been published in scientific journals such as The British Journal of Psychiatry, American Journal of Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine. She enjoys translating larger works such as PhD dissertations, books/chapters, manuals, questionnaires and guidelines. Currently, she is looking to expand her services to include translating Norwegian novels to English.

E-mail address: nancy@profcom.no
Tel: +47 9345 7689

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Ottar Bjerkeset

Ottar Bjerkeset MD, PhD works as a psychiatrist in private practice in Levanger, Norway (www.drbjerkeset.no) as well as a research advisor at the Department for Research and Development (RaD) at Levanger Hospital and an Associate Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (http://www.ntnu.edu/) in Trondheim, Norway.  His current research projects include clinical and epidemiological research in the areas of mental health and psychosomatic medicine. Most of the projects with which he works are based on data from the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study (http://www.ntnu.edu/hunt) in Norway. Since 2002, he has presented his research at international conventions. In addition, he teaches psychiatry for nursing students at several university colleges and has held lectures at various meetings and seminars for health personnel. Teaching and lectures by Ottar can be given in English, German or Norwegian.

Ottar and Nancy work as a team when translating and proofreading/editing scientific writing and test instruments.

E-mail address: ottar@profcom.no
Tel: +47 92014159

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