Ellen Blix is a Professor of Midwifery Science at Oslo and Akershus University College, in Oslo, Norway. She was educated as a midwife in 1986, MPH in 2000, and DrPH in 2006. Ellen Blix has worked as a clinical midwife for 20 years, most of the time in a small local hospital in Northern Norway. She has also worked in bigger university clinics, as a community midwife, and in projects in Lebanon, West Bank, and Cambodia.
Her research areas are place of birth, duration of labour, fetal surveillance, and normal births.