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, Fong W, How P, Wee H-L, Leung YY, Phang JK, Lui NL, Tan CS, Malhotra R, Østbye T, Thumboo J. The impact of axial spondyloarthritis on quality of life (QoL): a comparison with the impact of moderate to end-stage chronic kidney disease on QoL. Quality of Life Research : an International Journal of Quality of Life Aspects of Treatment, Care and Rehabilitation. 2018 Jun 5. PubMed Central PMCID: 29872955.

Hesketh KR, Evenson KR, Stroo M, Clancy SM, Østbye T, Benjamin-Neelon SE. Physical activity and sedentary behavior during pregnancy and postpartum, measured using hip and wrist-worn accelerometers. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2018 Jun;10:337-345. PubMed Central PMCID: 29868389.

Ha TC, Ng S, Chen C, Yong SK, Koh GCH, Tan SB, Malhotra R, Altermatt F, Seim A, Biderman A, Woolley T, Østbye T. Inclination towards research and the pursuit of a research career among medical students: an international cohort study. Bmc Medical Education. 2018 May 2;18(1):86-null. PubMed Central PMCID: 29716587.

Eurelings LSM, van Dalen JW, Ter Riet G, Moll van Charante EP, Richard E, van Gool WA, et al. Apathy and depressive symptoms in older people and incident myocardial infarction, stroke, and mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data. Clinical Epidemiology. 2018 Apr 4;10:363–79.

Phang JK, Kwan YH, Goh H, Tan VIC, Thumboo J, Østbye T, Fong W. Complementary and alternative medicine for rheumatic diseases: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 2018 Apr;37:143-157. PubMed Central PMCID: 29609927. (Review)

Østbye T, Clancy S, Stankevitz K, Malhotra R, Ogundare O, Shah V, et al. Generativity Among Elderly in a Rural Area of Maharashtra, India: Correlates and Relationship With Quality of Life Approved.. Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health. 2018 Apr;30(3):276–85.

Png K, Kwan YH, Leung YY, Phang JK, Lau JQ, Lim KK, Chew EH, Low LL, Tan CS, Thumboo J, Fong W, Østbye T. Measurement properties of patient reported outcome measures for spondyloarthritis: A systematic review. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2018 Mar 21. PubMed Central PMCID: 29573848. (Review)

Jaya-Bodestyne S, Tan TC, Tan LK, Tan KH, Yeo G, Ostbye T, Malhotra R, Allen J, Yang Y, Lee LH. Incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of pregnancy-associated venous thromboembolism in Singapore.: WILEY; 2018 Mar 1:86-86.

Kwan YH, Fong W, Lui NL, Yong ST, Cheung YB, Malhotra R, Thumboo J, Østbye T. Validity and reliability of the Health Assessment Questionnaire among patients with spondyloarthritis in Singapore. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases. 2018 Mar;21(3):699-704. PubMed Central PMCID: 27860306.

Mrema D, Lie RT, Østbye T, Mahande MJ, Daltveit AK. The association between pre pregnancy body mass index and risk of preeclampsia: a registry based study from Tanzania. Bmc Pregnancy and Childbirth. 2018 Feb 21;18(1):56-null. PubMed Central PMCID: 29466949.