2002 - 2005
Tore Solheim, president
Professor of pathology and forensic odontology in the Dental Faculty of Oslo, Norway. Has been active in forensic odontology since 1971 and has been responsible for the service to the police in Norway since 1974. Member of the Norwegian identification commission connected to the Central Criminal Police Bureau in Oslo since 1975. Accepted by the Department of Justice as a forensic medical expert in odontological questions in 1976. Served many years on the Norwegian delegation to Interpol working commission in "disaster victim identification". Chairman of the Norwegian Society of Forensic Odontology in several periods. Main research interests are methods of age estimation and analysis of frequencies of dental details for identification and tooth mark comparison.
Sigrid Kvaal, vice president
Bachelor of dental surgery from University of London, 1978 and Doctorate in Odontology from University of Oslo, 1995. Hospital appointments in UK 19781981. Public dental health service in Troms, Norway 1981-82 and private practice in Oslo from 1982. Research fellow (1988-95), senior research fellow (1999- 2003) and clinical instructor (1995- ) at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo. Involved in forensic dentistry since 1988 and thesis on "Age changes in teeth". Recognised as Forensic Medical Expert in Odontology by Department of Justice, Norway. Chairman in Norwegian Society of Forensic Odontology 1997-01. Involved in ID-work following several mass disasters. Scientific publications within the field of forensic dentistry, dental anthropology and oral medicine.
Leif Grusd, treasurer
Dental education from University of Bonn, Germany. General practitioner in private practice in Oslo Norway.
Participated in a number of courses in forensic odontology, and taken an active part in identification after mass disasters. Served as instructor on numerous courses within the field of forensic odontology, and takes part in identifications on regular bases in cooperation with Central Criminal Police Bureau in Norway. Treasurer of the Norwegian Society of Forensic Odontology for four years
Wencke Stene-Johansen, editor of the Newsletter
Dental education from University of Oslo Norway 1978. General practitioner in private practice in Oslo. Qualified as a forensic odontologist through a number of courses in Norway and Sweden. Taken part in many courses within the field of Forensic Odontology as lecturer. Member of the Norwegian Identification commission connected to the Central Criminal Police Bureau for 7 years. Taking part in identifications on regular bases for Central Criminal Police Bureau. Secretary of the Norwegian Society of Forensic Odontology for four years. Editor of the Newsletter of The Scandinavian Society of Forensic Odontology for 6 years.