Irene Grundvold

  • Consultant cardiologist MD PhD
Dr. Grundvold defended her thesis "Long-term predictors of atrial fibrillation", based on the OIS cohort, in 2013. She currently works as a consultant cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology and is the current chair of the study group.

Jan Erikssen

  • Pofessor emeritus MD PhD
One may call him the founding father, Professor Jan Erikssen performed the entire baseline examination and has been enganged in the Oslo Ischemia Study since the early 1970s. He is still active in the group's ongoing projects.

Johan Bodegård

  • Epidemiologist MD PhD
Johan Bodegård completed his thesis on the OIS cohort in 2006. After working as an MD at Akershus University Hospital for some years he has now moved on the AstraZeneca where he holds a position as an epidemiologist. Dr. Bodegård has been instrumental to the collection of mortality and morbidity data and has contributed to a large number of OIS publications.

Sverre Kjeldsen

  • Professor MD PhD
Professor Kjeldsen is a cardiologist at Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål and has been involved with the Oslo Ischemia Study for over 20 years. He has supervised several PhD candidates on the cohort and previously served as its chair. He brings invaluable experience in cardiovacular research to the group.

Knut Liestøl

  • Professor PhD
Knut Liestøl is the head of the Department of the Institute of Informatics at the University of Oslo and the study's current chief statistician with over 30 years' experience from the Oslo Ischemia Study.

Knut Gjesdal

  • Pofessor emeritus MD PhD
Dr. Gjesdal, a cardiologist, has been a consistent contributor to OIS Research during the last 15 years, bringing expertise on arrhythmology to the table.

Kristian Engeseth

  • PhD student MD
Kristian Engeseth is currently in the last phase of his thesis on the cohort and has been authored several OIS papers in recent years. He also works as a physician at the Department of Medicine at Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål.

Erik Edward Prestgaard

  • PhD student MD
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Erik Prestgaard has been a PhD student since August 2016. The theme of his thesis is long term predictors of stroke.

Marte Strømsnes Larsen

  • Physician intern MD
Strømsnes Larssen is currently researching how ECG findings in healthy men relate to future obstructive pulmonary disease. She also works as an intern at Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål.

Julian Mariampillai

  • Medical student
Mariampillai is a medical doctor in training at OUS Ullevål. He has been highly active in the study group in the last few years producing several publications.

Christian Hodnesdal

  • MD resident MD
Hodnesdal has benn inlvolved in the Oslo Ischemia Study since 2010, contributing to several papers. He is currently training in internal medicine at Lovisenberg Hospital in Oslo, Norway.

Leiv Sandvik

  • Professor emeritus PhD
Leiv Sandvik is a statistician who has made a great contribution to the Oslo Ischemia Study since his first publication on the cohort in 1988. He retired in 2017.

Gunnar Erikssen

  • Cardiologist PhD
Gunnar Erikssen has contributed to over 40 OIS publications spanning over 2 decades. He currently works as a cardiologist at Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet.

Trond Heir

  • Professor MD PhD
Dr. Heir has contributed to several articles from the Oslo Ischemia Study in recent years. While trained as a psychiatrist, his research interests also include epidemiology and public Health.

Per Torger Skretteberg

  • Consultant cardiologist MD PhD
Dr. Skretteberg defended his thesis "HDL-cholesterol, Exercise Blood Pressure and Triglycerides as Predictors of Cardiovascular Disease or Diabetes. Influence of Physical Fitness and Re-examination", based on the cohort, in 2014. He works as a consultant cardiologist at Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål.

Knut Stavem

  • Professor MD PhD
Dr. Stavem has contributed to several articles from the OIS cohort, mainly on pulmonary topics.

Ragnhild Sørum Falk

  • Researcher (statistician) PhD
Sørum Falk is a medical statistician who has recently joined the study group.