Dr Carol Holm-HansenSenior scientist Norwegian Institute of Public Health Oslo, Norway

    Dr Carol Holm-Hansen is a senior research scientist at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in Oslo. She works with serological analysis, development of alternative diagnostic methods, genetic and phenotypic characterization, and molecular epidemiology of HIV and tuberculosis.

    Carol Holm-Hansen was involved in a comprehensive, multidisciplinary bilateral HIV/AIDS intervention and control program in north eastern Tanzania, was coordinator for an international tuberculosis network and is currently leading a multinational tuberculosis project addressing the development and evaluation of a rapid serological diagnostic method funded by the Research Council of Norway and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She has been actively involved in field work in Africa for 25 years, is a consultant for WHO HIV/AIDS program and the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and is an adjunct professor at the Institute for Health and Society, Section for International Health, School of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway.