Gunnar Skov Simonsen
Gunnar Skov Simonsen MD, PhD (born 1965) is Professor of Clinical Microbiology at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway and Director of the Department of Microbiology and Infection Control at the University Hospital of North Norway in Tromsø, Norway. He is in charge of NORM – Norwegian Organization for Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance and editor of the yearly report on antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance among humans and animals in Norway (NORM / NORM-VET). His research interests include molecular epidemiology of AMR as well as population-based studies of host-microbe interactions in bacterial colonization and infection. He has co-authored around 100 papers in international peer-reviewed scientific journals.