Jón Torfi is a doctor and biochemist, in addition to being a specialist in the field of gynecology and obstetrics.
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Specialist in gynecology and obstetrics
Dr Jón Torfi is a specialist in the field of Gynecology and Obstetrics. He obtained his specialist training in Norway, primarily at Haukeland University Hospital where the annual number of births is around 5200 (Rvk = 3000-3300 annually). Dr Jón Torfi is the lead author of two extensive and peer-reviewed scientific articles in the field of endometriosis. He has also received research grants and won numerous awards related to the aforementioned research. He was also a part-time lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at H.Í. where he taught medical students the basics of endometriosis.
Icelandic specialist license in obstetrics and gynecology
Bachelor's degree from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland
Clinical studies at Yale New Haven Hospital, USA
Research stay at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
B.Sc. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Iceland
Recognitions & grants
- The best oral abstract of the day. Nordic Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology congress) 2004, Helsinki, Finnlandi. Genetics of endometriosis.
- Jón Torfi received “The best poster presentation of the day" at the Nordic Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology Congress) 2004, Helsinki, Finnlandi. Genetics of endometriosis.
- Poster selected for presentation with a lecture at NFOG (The Nordic Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology) 2006 in Göteborg, Sweden. Faraldsfræði legslímuflakks (Endometriosis).
- Scientific grant from the Student Innovation Fund in 2001 for research on the epidemiology of endometriosis.
- Research grant from the Directorate of Health in 2003 for research into the genetic factors of endometriosis conducted at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.
- Scientific grant from the National Hospital's Science Fund in 2005 for research into the effects of Vitamin C in high doses in women with histologically confirmed endometriosis.
- In addition, a number of articles in national magazines and newspapers. According to what is stated above, endometriosis can be said to be a kind of interest and sub-area of Jón Torfi in the field of gynecology.
Research, teaching & study stay
- Inheritance of endometriosis. Collaborative project between Decode Genetics, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Landspítali University Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA.
- Epidemiology of endometriosis in Iceland over a period of 20 years.
- Effect of high-dose vitamin C in women with histologically confirmed endometriosis. Pre-investigation.
- Teaching of medical students who attended courses in gynecology and obstetrics at the University of Iceland Faculty of Medicine in 2003 and 2004.
- Internship in Surgery at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA (January-February 2005).
- Gylfason JT, Kristjansson KA, Sverrisdottir G, Jonsdottir K, Rafnsson V, Geirsson RT. Pelvic endometriosis diagnosed in an entire nation over 20 years. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Aug1;172(3):237-43.
The magazine has an impact factor 5,0.
The magazine has an impact factor 5,0.
- Gylfason JT, Dang D, Petursdottir V, Benediktsdottir KR, Geirsson RT, Poindexter A, Mitchell-Leef D, Buster JE, Carson SA, Simpson JL, Bischoff FZ.Quantitative DNA perturbations of p53 in endometriosis: analysis of American and Icelandic cases. Fertil Steril. 2005 Nov;84(5):1388-94.
The magazine has an impact factor 5,2.
- Einarsson HB, Mikkelsen R, Gylfason JT, Lutzhoft JH. Visna of Egill Skallagrimsson. Laeknabladid. 2019 Mai;105(5):223-230.
The magazine has an impact factor ca 0,3.
Impact factor (IF) or scientometric index is the impact of the magazine in question which reflects how often in one year a scientific referral is made to the article in question, published in that magazine.