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Truls Ostbye

Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
Family Medicine and Community Health
Duke Box 104006, Durham, NC 27710
2200 W. Main Street (Old Wachovia Bldg) Room 622, Durham, NC 27710


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

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health · 2000 - Present Family Medicine and Community Health, Clinical Science Departments
Research Professor of Global Health · 2016 - Present Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers
Professor in Population Health Sciences · 2021 - Present Population Health Sciences, Basic Science Departments
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2002 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Harvard University · 1983 M.P.H.
University of Bergen (Norway) · 1979 M.D.