Vegard is employed as a doctoral fellow and will, among other things, work with register data in the nPRIS study.
Vegard has a background as a nurse at Akershus University Hospital. In 2021, he completed his master's degree in health sciences at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. He also previously holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from James Cook University in Australia. His main interests are mental health, intoxication and addiction - and hopes to bring an interdisciplinary perspective into his research work.