Profiles And Contributions To This Article

The prevalence of diabetes mellitus among Sami and non-Sami inhabitants of Northern Norway – the SAMINOR 1 Survey (2003–2004) and the SAMINOR 2 Clinical Survey (2012–2014)

Ali  Naseribafrouei

Ali Naseribafrouei

qualifications: MD, PhD student in epidemiology.

contribution: Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript, Critical revision

contribution: wrote the first draft, statistical analysis, literature review, contributed to drafts

position: PhD student

I am a medical doctor and PhD student researching on the health of indigenous people in Norway, the Sami people

Bent-Martin  Eliassen

Bent-Martin Eliassen

qualifications: PhD, Postdoctoral fellow

contribution: Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript

contribution: contributed to drafts, statistical analysis

position: Postdoctoral fellow

Marita  Melhus

Marita Melhus

qualifications: Master of Science, senior engineer

contribution: Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript

contribution: statistical analysis, contributed to drafts

position: Master of Science, senior engineer

Johan  Svartberg

Johan Svartberg

qualifications: MD, PhD

contribution: Drafting of manuscript

contribution: contributed to drafts

position: Head of division and professor

Ann Ragnhild  Broderstad

Ann Ragnhild Broderstad

qualifications: MD, PhD

contribution: Study conception and design, Acquisition of data, Analysis and interpretation of data, Drafting of manuscript

contribution: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, supplied data, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: MD, PhD, Academic director


I am of Sami heritage. Specialist in internal medicine and hematology. Now working as a senior physician at University Hospital in Northern Norway and as a researcher at the University of Tromsø Northern Norway.

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