Professional Title: Mads Gilbert MD PhD
Companies and organisations: The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø
Speaking on Day:
Mads Gilbert MD is a Norwegian anaesthesiologist and Medical Director for Clinic of Emergency Medicine at the University Hospital of North-Norway and professor at The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø – the northernmost university in the world.
Mads takes a special interest in hypothermia and in organizing and training prehospital emergency medical care system in rural, remote areas in sub-Arctic Norway as well as in rural communities in the global South and in conflict zones. Gilbert has a broad range of international medical experiences from locations merging clinical and health politic issues (Burma, Cambodia, Angola, Palestine).
Since 1981 he has done solidarity medical missions for the Palestinians, and served in Gaza hospitals during the attacks on Gaza in 2006, -09, -12 and -14. He has co-authored several papers and two documentary books on the medical conditions in Gaza during Israeli attacks (“Eyes in Gaza”, 2009 and “Night in Gaza”, 2015).