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FRANK JORGENSEN

Cand.Pharm, MSc.
President of the Norwegian Association of
Hospital Pharmacists. Haukeland Hospital Pharmacy, Norway.

Biography

Mr. Frank Jørgensen graduated as a pharmacist (cand.pharm) from the School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Norway in 1987 and has since then worked within the hospital pharmacy sector. He holds a postgraduate Clinical Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy from School of Pharmacy, Robert Gordon University, UK and is a Specialist in Hospital Pharmacy. In addition he holds the degree Master of Management from the Norwegian Business School, BI.
He has practiced within most areas of hospital pharmacy (procurement and distribution of medicines, manufacturing and compounding, ward and clinical pharmacy, and dispensing to in- and outpatients) including having served as a manager. For the past 24 years he has worked at Haukeland Hospital Pharmacy, Bergen, which is based at Haukeland University Hospital. He has also worked for a few years at the Hospital Pharmacy in Skien, Norway and has had a brief engagement as a clinical pharmacist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, UK.
Over the years Mr. Jørgensen has held a number of honorary positions nationally and internationally. Nationally, he has, among other things, served as President of the Norwegian Association of Hosptial Pharmacists (NSF) 2011-2017. Internationally, he has served on the board of ESCP, both as board member and President (2007 – 2008) and as board member on the board of EAHP (European Association of Hospital Pharmacists) (2015 – 2017). He has received the national awards “Pharmacist of the Year” in 2001 and “Crux Venenifera” in 2016.