Katrine Bostrøm

PhD candidate




+47 472 96 551

Current positions

PhD student


  • PhD (ongoing): “Living well with chronic pain” Department of Digital Health Research (DIG). Division of Medicine, Oslo University Hospital.
  • Master in Interdisciplinary Health Science. Institute of Health and Society, UiO.
  • Bachelor, Acupuncture. University of Christiania, Oslo.
  • Bahelore, Physioterapy. University of Goteborg, Sweden.

Research/Clinical Interests

Chronic pain, eHealth and digital self-management interventions for chronic conditions, person-centered care and reasearch / A holistic approach to chronic pain management, social cognitive theories and pain management, mindfullness, stress management and relaxation exercises, activity as medicine, rehabiliation of musculoskeletal pain.




Teaching at Kristiania University College


Publications 2020

Bostrøm K, Børøsund E, Varsi C, Eide H, Flakk Nordang E, Schreurs KM, Waxenberg LB, Weiss KE, Morrison EJ, Cvancarova Småstuen M, Stubhaug A, Solberg Nes L (2020)
Digital Self-Management in Support of Patients Living With Chronic Pain: Feasibility Pilot Study
JMIR Form Res, 4 (10), e23893
DOI 10.2196/23893, PubMed 33094734

Publications 2019

Bostrøm K, Mæhlum S, Cvancarova Småstuen M, Storheim K (2019)
Clinical comparative effectiveness of acupuncture versus manual therapy treatment of lateral epicondylitis: feasibility randomized clinical trial
Pilot Feasibility Stud, 5, 110
DOI 10.1186/s40814-019-0490-x, PubMed 31516727

My projects

Living well with chronic pain (EPIO©™)

Using person-centered eHealth design to support self-management for patiens with chronic pain