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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Kwan YH, Ng A, Lim KK, Fong W, Phang JK, Chew EH, Lui NL, Tan CS, Thumboo J, Østbye T, Leung YY. Validity and reliability of the ten-item Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC10) instrument in patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) in Singapore. Rheumatology International. 2019 Jan;39(1):105-110. PubMed Central PMCID: 30523476.

Sheng T, Wijayaratne GB, Dabrera TM, Drew RJ, Nagahawatte A, Bodinayake CK, Kurukulasooriya R, Østbye T, Nagaro KJ, De Silva C, Ranawakaarachchi H, Sudarshana AT, Anderson DJ, Woods CW, Tillekeratne LG. Point-prevalence study of antimicrobial use in public hospitals in southern Sri Lanka identifies opportunities for improving prescribing practices. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2018 Dec 7:1-4. PubMed Central PMCID: 30522538.

Tovar A, Benjamin-Neelon SE, Vaughn AE, Tsai M, Burney R, Østbye T, Ward DS. Nutritional Quality of Meals and Snacks Served and Consumed in Family Child Care. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2018 Dec;118(12):2280-2286. PubMed Central PMCID: 30497638.

Xu H, Vorderstrasse AA, Dupre ME, McConnell ES, Østbye T, Wu B. Gender differences in the association between migration and cognitive function among older adults in China and India. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2018 Nov 22;81:31-38. PubMed Central PMCID: 30502567.

Kwan YH, Fong W, Leung YY, Tan VIC, Yap AF, Phang JK, Lui NL, Yoon S, Malhotra R, Thumboo J, Østbye T. A qualitative study of quality of life domains and subdomains relevant to patients with spondyloarthritis. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2018 Nov 8. PubMed Central PMCID: 30411525.

Li W, Liu Q, Deng X, Chen Y, Yang B, Huang X, Østbye T. Association of prepubertal obesity with pubertal development in Chinese girls and boys: A longitudinal study. American Journal of Human Biology : the Official Journal of the Human Biology Council. 2018 Nov 2:e23195-null. PubMed Central PMCID: 30387539.

Mazzucca S, Neshteruk C, Burney R, Vaughn AE, Hales D, Østbye T, Ward D. Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviors of Children in Family Child Care Homes: Are There Opportunities for Improvement?. Pediatric Exercise Science. 2018 Nov;30(4):529-536. PubMed Central PMCID: 30205783.

Tovar A, Vaughn AE, Fisher JO, Benjamin Neelon SE, Burney R, Webster K, Liu T, Ostbye T, Ward DS. Modifying the Environment and Policy Assessment and Observation (EPAO) to better capture feeding practices of family childcare home providers. Public Health Nutrition. 2018 Oct 31:1-12. PubMed Central PMCID: 30378521.

Mueller NT, Zhang M, Hoyo C, Østbye T, Benjamin-Neelon SE. Does cesarean delivery impact infant weight gain and adiposity over the first year of life?. International Journal of Obesity (2005). 2018 Oct 22. PubMed Central PMCID: 30349009.

Cheng GH-L, Malhotra R, Chan A, Østbye T, Lo JC. Weak social networks and restless sleep interrelate through depressed mood among elderly. Quality of Life Research : an International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care and Rehabilitation. 2018 Oct;27(10):2517-2524. PubMed Central PMCID: 29869296.