Alma Andersen

( c. 1869-1956). Pioneer Seventh-day Adventist health worker in Norway. The place of her birth is not known. She became an SDA about 1890 and in 1896 graduated from the nursing course at Battle Creek Sanitarium. In that same year she went to Norway, where she opened treatment rooms at Frederickshald. The next year, she joined the faculty of the mission school at Frederikshavn, Denmark ( see Danish Junior College ). In 1898 she and her sister were asked to establish a denominational medical institution in Norway, and opened Kurbadet treatment rooms in Oslo (listed in the Yearbooks as Oslo Health Home and also as Christiania Health Home; see Kurbadet ). She died in Norway.

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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