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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.