Truls Ostbye

Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
2200 W. Main Street (Old Wachovia Bldg) Room 622, Durham, NC 27710
(919) 660-0331

Chronic disease epidemiology; obesity; health services research; population health; public health; social medicine; health information systems; health surveys; programme evaluation; clinical trials; aging; nutrition; dementia; Global Health

Education and Training

  • University of Bergen, M.D. 1979
  • Harvard University , M.P.H. 1983


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Tovar A, Vadiveloo M, Østbye T, Benjamin-Neelon SE. Maternal predictors of infant beverage consumption: results from the Nurture cohort study.. Public Health Nutr. 2019 May 20;1–7.
Salunke S, Shah V, Ostbye T, Gandhi A, Phalgune D, Ogundare MO, et al. Prevalence of dental caries, oral health awareness and treatment-seeking behavior of elderly population in rural Maharashtra.. Indian J Dent Res. 2019 May;30(3):332–6.

Fung FY, Koh YLE, Malhotra R, Ostbye T, Lee PY, Shariff Ghazali S, Tan NC. Prevalence of and factors associated with sarcopenia among multi-ethnic ambulatory older Asians with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a primary care setting. Bmc Geriatrics. 2019 Apr 29;19(1):122-null. PubMed Central PMCID: 31035928.

Kwan YH, Fong W, Cheng GHL, Phang JK, Leung YY, Lui NL, et al. The mediating role of pain and function in the association between stiffness and quality of life in patients with axial spondyloarthritis.. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2019 Mar 2;
Eurelings LSM, van Dalen JW, Ter Riet G, Moll van Charante EP, Richard E, van Gool WA, et al. Erratum: stematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data (Clin Epidemiol. 2018, 10, 363–379). Clinical Epidemiology. 2019 Mar 1;11:229–30.

Kwan YH, Fong W, Ang XL, Tan CS, Tai BC, Huang Y, Bilger M, Phang JK, Tan HC, Lee JV, Sun L, Tan CT, Dong BQ, Koh HL, Leung YY, Lui NL, Yeo SI, Ng SC, Fong KY, Thumboo J, Østbye T. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) collaborative care for patients with axial spondyloarthritis (AcuSpA): protocol for a pragmatic randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2019 Jan 14;20(1):46-null. PubMed Central PMCID: 30642381.

Lim KK, Ang HT, Kwan YH, Tan CS, Ostbye T, Low LL. Authors' Reply to Kahlaee et al: "A Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses of the Association Between Anti-hypertensive Classes and the Risk of Falls Among Older Adults". Drugs & Aging. 2019 Jan;36(1):95-101. PubMed Central PMCID: 30421390. (Letter)

Lei X, Jing S, Zeng X, Lin Y, Li X, Xing Q, Zhong X, Østbye T. Knowledge, attitudes and practices towards avian influenza among live poultry market workers in Chongqing, China. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 2019 Jan;162:151-159. PubMed Central PMCID: 30621894.