Margreth Grotle

Current position: Director of CIM


Areas of interest: Musculoskeletal Health, methodology, low back pain, AI, prognostic research, epidemiology


Margreth started as a professor at the Department of Physiotherapy (Faculty of Health Sciences) in 2013, as head of the Master Programme in Physiotherapy at OsloMet. She established the MUSK Health research group in 2015 ( ), which has had rapid progress with several internal and external funded research projects. She has more than 20 years of experience in musculoskeletal pain research (epidemiological and randomised controlled trials), in particular spinal disorders, but also osteoarthritis and rheumatic diseases. The research has been carried out both in primary and secondary care. 

From 2021 she has been the leader of Centre for Intelligent Musculoskeletal Health (CIM), which was approved as one out of five excellent academic environments at OsloMet. CIM aims to build an interdisciplinary and user-oriented centre for innovative and effective musculoskeletal interventions, based on using advanced technology within AI (see Therefore, from August 2021 professor Britt Elin Øiestad will be the new leader of the MUSK Health research group. CIM is an extension of the MUSK Health research group.»

Link to Margreth’s official OsloMet website: Margreth Grotle – OsloMet

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