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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Leach B, Morgan P, Strand de Oliveira J, Hull S, Østbye T, Everett C. Primary care multidisciplinary teams in practice: a qualitative study. BMC family practice. 2017 Dec 29;18(1):115-. PubMed PMID: 29284409.

Ang SY, Ayoob SBM, Hussain NBS, Uthaman T, Adenan H, Chiang P, Ong LT, Fong MK, Ostbye T. Challenges faced by older nurses in Singapore: a mixed methods study. International Nursing Review. 2017 Dec;64(4):502-510. PubMed Central PMCID: 28093735.

Lim KK, Kwan YH, Tan CS, Low LL, Chua AP, Lee WY, Pang L, Tay HY, Chan SY, Ostbye T. The association between distance to public amenities and cardiovascular risk factors among lower income Singaporeans. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2017 Dec;8:116-121. PubMed Central PMCID: 29021948.

Liu S, Liu Q, Ostbye T, Story M, Deng X, Chen Y, Li W, Wang H, Qiu J, Zhang J. Levels and risk factors for urinary metabolites of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in children living in Chongqing, China. The Science of the Total Environment. 2017 Nov;598:553-561. PubMed Central PMCID: 28454027.

Chao C-C, Zhang Z, Belinskaya T, Wood C, Nicholson BP, Tilekeratne LG, Session OM, Hsiang J, Lewis M, Reller M, Bodinayake CK, Nagahawatte A, Devasiri V, Kodikara-Arachichi W, de Silva AD, Kurukulasooriya R, Ostbye T, Gubler DJ, Ching W-M. SCRUB TYPHUS AS A MAJOR CAUSE OF ILLNESS FOR PATIENTS WITH UNKNOWN FEVER ORIGIN IN GALLE, SRI LANKA. 2017 Nov:531-531.

Christiansen EK, Skipenes E, Hausken MF, Skeie S, Østbye T, Iversen MM. Shared Electronic Health Record Systems: Key Legal and Security Challenges. Journal of diabetes science and technology. 2017 Nov;11(6):1234-1239. PubMed PMID: 28560899.

Kwan YH, Fong W, Tan VIC, Lui NL, Malhotra R, Østbye T, Thumboo J. A systematic review of quality-of-life domains and items relevant to patients with spondyloarthritis. Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism. 2017 Oct;47(2):175-182. PubMed PMID: 28487138.

Lee YX, Kwan YH, Png WY, Lim KK, Tan CS, Lui NL, Chew EH, Thumboo J, Østbye T, Fong W. Association of obesity with patient-reported outcomes in patients with axial spondyloarthritis: a cross-sectional study in an urban Asian population. Clinical Rheumatology. 2017 Oct;36(10):2365-2370. PubMed Central PMCID: 28378098.

Bravender T, Lyna P, Coffman CJ, Bodner ME, Østbye T, Alexander SC, Lin P-H, Pollak KI. Physician Weight-Related Counseling Is Unrelated to Extreme Weight Loss Behaviors Among Overweight and Obese Adolescents. Clinical pediatrics. 2017 Oct:9922817737081-. PubMed PMID: 29084439.

Vaughn AE, Mazzucca S, Burney R, Østbye T, Benjamin Neelon SE, Tovar A, Ward DS. Assessment of nutrition and physical activity environments in family child care homes: modification and psychometric testing of the Environment and Policy Assessment and Observation. Bmc Public Health. 2017 Aug 29;17(1):680-null. PubMed Central PMCID: 28851348.