Gerald Torgersen

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Phone +47 22852112
Mobile phone +47 47237536
Room 312 A
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Visiting address Geitmyrsveien 71 0455 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1109 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Tasks performed

  • Operation and support of the radiological systems
  • Medical physics and radiation protection on radiological equipment
  • Quality assurance and dosimetry of advanced radiological equipment (CT and CBCT)
  • Teaching about radiologic technology, radiation physics and radiation protection for specialist candidates, dental hygienist and dentist students
  • Radiation Protection Officer at Institute of Clinical Dentistry
  • Research: Using digital tools in dental education, Radiation dose and image quality

Some past activities:

  • Faculty coordinator for implementation of new digital learning tools 2018 - 2019
  • Cohost on national workshop about radiation protection in dental education: Workshop om strålevern i tannhelseprofesjonsutdanningene in cooperation with the The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA), 2017
  • Cohost on natioan meeting about the use of CBCT in dentistry:  Radiologiseminar: CBCT i odontologisk virksomheter in cooperation with the The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA), 2012
  • Organizer and instructor at the local fitness activity: Salsa dental: Bli sprek og glad i lunsjpausen 2015 - 2019

Background

Education

Cand. scient. (MSc) in theoretical physics (2006) in fields physics, mathematics and informatics, practical pedagogical education (2005) and further studies in medical physics, all subjects from the University of Oslo.

Work experience

I have worked with education at the university (tutor in informatics and physics), the Norwegian high school (mathematics, physics and natural sciences). I have been working at the faculty since summer 2007.

Tags: PACS, radiation protection, diagnostic physics, radiation doses, CT, Cone Beam CT, Quality assurance of advanced radiological equipment

Publications

  • Young, Alix; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Torgersen, Gerald R. & Giertsen, Elin (2022). Teaching Radiographic Caries Detection and Treatment Planning: A Seminar Using an Audience Response System. Caries Research. ISSN 0008-6568. doi: 10.1159/000526109.
  • Jordal, Kristin; Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa; Sen, Abhijit; Torgersen, Gerald; Ørstavik, Dag & Sunde, Pia Titterud (2021). Effects of an individualized training course on technical quality and periapical status of teeth treated endodontically by dentists in the Public Dental Service in Norway. An observational intervention study. International Endodontic Journal. ISSN 0143-2885. doi: 10.1111/iej.13669. Full text in Research Archive
  • Knivsberg, Ina Charlotte; Kopperud, Simen E.; Bjørk, Mai-Britt; Torgersen, Gerald; Kocent Skramstad, Katarzyna Ewa & Kvaal, Sigrid I. (2021). Digitalised exercise material in forensic odontology. International journal of legal medicine (Print). ISSN 0937-9827. doi: 10.1007/s00414-021-02740-7. Full text in Research Archive
  • de Lange, Thomas; Møystad, Anne & Torgersen, Gerald R. (2020). How can video‐based assignments integrate practical and conceptual knowledge in summative assessment? Student experiences from a longitudinal experiment. British Educational Research Journal (BERJ). ISSN 0141-1926. doi: 10.1002/berj.3632. Full text in Research Archive
  • Ketharanthan, Vimalan; Torgersen, Gerald R.; Petrovski, Beata & Preus, Hans Ragnar (2019). Radiographic alveolar bone level and levels of serum 25-OH-Vitamin D3 in ethnic Norwegian and Tamil periodontitis patients and their periodontally healthy controls. BMC Oral Health. ISSN 1472-6831. 19(1). doi: 10.1186/s12903-019-0769-6. Full text in Research Archive
  • de Lange, Thomas; Møystad, Anne & Torgersen, Gerald R. (2018). Increasing clinical relevance in oral radiology: Benefits and challenges when implementing digital assessment. European journal of dental education. ISSN 1396-5883. 22(3), p. 198–208. doi: 10.1111/eje.12326.
  • Elkhateeb, Sara M.; Torgersen, Gerald R. & Arnout, Eman A. (2016). Image quality assessment of clinically-applied CBCT protocols using a QAT phantom. Dentomaxillofacial Radiology. ISSN 0250-832X. 45(5). doi: 10.1259/dmfr.20160075.
  • Strindberg, Jerker Edèn; Hol, Caroline; Torgersen, Gerald R.; Møystad, Anne; Nilsson, Mats & Näsström, Karin [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2015). Comparison of Swedish and Norwegian Use of Cone-Beam Computed Tomography: a Questionnaire Study. eJournal of Oral And Maxillofacial Research. ISSN 2029-283X. 6(4). doi: 10.5037/jomr.2015.6402.
  • Preus, Hans Ragnar; Torgersen, Gerald R.; Koldsland, Odd Carsten; Hansen, Bjørn Frode; Aass, Anne Merete & Larheim, Tore Arne [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2015). A new digital tool for radiographic bone level measurements in longitudinal studies. BMC Oral Health. ISSN 1472-6831. 15(1), p. 1–7. doi: 10.1186/s12903-015-0092-9.
  • Hol, Caroline; Hellén-Halme, Kristina; Torgersen, Gerald R.; Nilsson, Mats & Møystad, Anne (2015). How do dentists use CBCT in dental clinics? A Norwegian nationwide survey. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica. ISSN 0001-6357. 73(3), p. 195–201. doi: 10.3109/00016357.2014.979866.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R.; Hol, Caroline; Møystad, Anne; Hellén-Halme, Kristina & Nilsson, Mats (2014). A phantom for simplified image quality control of dental cone beam computed tomography units. Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. ISSN 2212-4403. 118(5), p. 603–611. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2014.08.003.

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  • Young Vik, Alix ; Torgersen, Gerald R.; Giertsen, Elin & Skudutyte-Rysstad, Rasa (2021). Use of a student response system for teaching radiographic caries detection and treatment planning.
  • Markussen, Hege; Torgersen, Gerald R. & Møystad, Anne (2021). Alternative clinical practice using recorded video demonstrations for oral radiology - a pandemic measure.
  • de Lange, Thomas; Ahlqvist, Jan; Levring Jäghagen, Eva; Torgersen, Gerald R. & Møystad, Anne (2021). Students’ perceptions of post-exam feedback in oral radiology—A comparative study from two dental hygienist educational settings.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R.; de Lange, Thomas & Møystad, Anne (2018). Can the use of student created videos enhance learning in oral radiology? Student experiences based on a pilot study.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R. & Hol, Caroline (2018). Tannpleieren – en ekspert i strålevern. Tannstikka : tidsskrift for Norsk tannpleierforening. ISSN 1501-8636. 2018(2), p. 8–14.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R.; Arvidsson, Linda Zamoline & Kristine, Wikan (2017). Workshop om strålevern i tannhelseprofesjonsutdanningene. Tannstikka : tidsskrift for Norsk tannpleierforening. ISSN 1501-8636. p. 26–27.
  • Arvidsson, Linda Zamoline; Hol, Caroline; Torgersen, Gerald R. & Wikan, Kristine (2017). Workshop om strålevern i tannhelseprofesjonsutdanningene. Den norske tannlegeforenings tidende. ISSN 0029-2303. 127(11), p. 1016–1017.
  • de Lange, Thomas; Torgersen, Gerald R. & Møystad, Anne (2017). Digitising Summative assessment in dental education, benefits and challenges.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R.; Møystad, Anne & de Lange, Thomas (2017). Increasing clinical relevance in oral radiology through computerIncreasing clinical relevance in oral radio.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R.; Møystad, Anne; Hol, Caroline; Hellén-Halme, Kristina; Edén Strindberg, Jerker & Näsström, Karin [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2016). CBCT constancy controls: How user-friendly is the new phantom? Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. ISSN 2212-4403. 121(3), p. 343–344. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2015.11.014.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R.; Møystad, Anne; Hol, Caroline; Hellén-Halme, Kristina; Edén Strindberg, Jerker & Näsström, Karin [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2015). CBCT constancy controls: How user friendly is the new phantom? A pilot study.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R. (2013). Litt om stråling og strålevern.
  • Hol, Caroline; Møystad, Anne; Hellén-Halme, Kristina; Torgersen, Gerald R. & Nilsson, Mats (2013). Workflow and experiences in Norwegian clinicsusing dental CBCT units: A questionnaire study.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R. (2013). Litt om stråling og strålevern for pedodontister.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R. (2013). Litt om stråling og strålevern.
  • Nilsson, Mats; Torgersen, Gerald R.; Hellén-Halme, Kristina; Møystad, Anne & Hol, Caroline (2013). A Simple And Inexpensive Phantom For Quality Control Of CBCT Units.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R. (2012). Strålevern – ny forskrift – med bakgrunn.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R. (2012). Kvalitetskontroller CBCT.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R. (2012). Strålevern – ny forskrift – med bakgrunn.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R. (2011). Dental Cone Beam CT - Måling av doser og andre parametre QA - Dosesammenlikninger - Pasientdoser.
  • Torgersen, Gerald R. (2011). Bildekvalitetskontroll på maxillofaciale CBCT-enheter.
  • Torgersen, Gerald Ruiner & Hol, Caroline (2009). Cone Beam CT (CBCT) – en ny modalitet på vei ut til tannlegene.
  • Hol, Caroline; Olerud, Hilde Merete; Landmark, I.D.; Friberg, Eva G; Torgersen, Gerald Ruiner & Svanæs, Dagfinn Beyer [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2008). Low-dose MDCT and CBCT: Dose comparison.
  • Torgersen, Gerald Ruiner (2006). Anisotrope universmodeller med materie og mørk energi. Universitetet i Oslo.

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