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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Erratum. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2018 Sep;30(6):600-600.

De Silva V, Tharindra H, Vissoci JRN, Andrade L, Mallawaarachchi BC, Østbye T, Staton CA. Road traffic crashes and built environment analysis of crash hotspots based on local police data in Galle, Sri Lanka. International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion. 2018 Sep;25(3):311-318. PubMed Central PMCID: 29411680.

Neshteruk CD, Mazzucca S, Østbye T, Ward DS. The physical environment in family childcare homes and children's physical activity. Child: Care, Health and Development. 2018 Sep;44(5):746-752. PubMed Central PMCID: 29873093.

Siew JYS, Allen JC, Hui CYY, Ku CW, Malhotra R, Østbye T, Tan TC. The randomised controlled trial of micronised progesterone and dydrogesterone (TRoMaD) for threatened miscarriage. European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology. 2018 Sep;228:319-324. PubMed Central PMCID: 30077119.

Zhu CS, Tan TC, Chen HY, Malhotra R, Allen JC, Østbye T. Threatened miscarriage and depressive and anxiety symptoms among women and partners in early pregnancy. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2018 Sep;237:1-9. PubMed Central PMCID: 29754019.

Banu Z, Lim KK, Kwan YH, Yap KZ, Ang HT, Tan CS, Fong W, Thumboo J, Lee KH, Ostbye T, Low LL. Anti-hypertensive medications and injurious falls in an older population of low socioeconomic status: a nested case-control study. Bmc Geriatrics. 2018 Aug 28;18(1):195-null. PubMed Central PMCID: 30153807.

Bodner ME, Lyna P, Østbye T, Bravender T, Alexander SC, Tulsky JA, Lin P-H, Pollak KI. Accuracy and congruence of physician and adolescent patient weight-related discussions: Teen CHAT (Communicating health: Analyzing talk). Patient Education and Counseling. 2018 Jul 26. PubMed Central PMCID: 30115415.

Lim KK, Yeo W, Koh JSB, Tan CS, Chong HC, Zhang K, Østbye T, Howe TS, Matchar DB. The Role of Prefracture Health Status in Physical and Mental Function After Hip Fracture Surgery. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2018 Jul 23. PubMed Central PMCID: 30049543.

Cheng GH-L, Malhotra R, Østbye T, Chan A, Ma S, Lo JC. Changes in nocturnal sleep and daytime nap durations predict all-cause mortality among older adults: the Panel on Health and Ageing of Singaporean Elderly. Sleep. 2018 Jul;41(7). PubMed Central PMCID: 29722881.

Benjamin-Neelon SE, Vaughn AE, Tovar A, Østbye T, Mazzucca S, Ward DS. The family child care home environment and children's diet quality. Appetite. 2018 Jul;126:108-113. PubMed Central PMCID: 29601921.