Cecilie Dahl

Associate Professor

Photo: Åsne Rambøl Hillestad, UiO


Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo

Areas of interest:

• Registry based research
• Environmental influence on fracture risk
• Fracture Liaison Service and prevention of secondary fractures
• Gut microbiota
• Migration and health

Personal profile in the University of Oslo



Basic profession

Epidemiologist, microbiologist

Academic degrees

PhD, University of Bergen, 2014
MPH, Mailman School of Public Health (Columbia University), 2008
Bachelor of Science, San Diego State University, 2005


Quality of municipal drinking water and the risk of osteoporotic fractures in Norway (2014)

Professional experience

2022-current: Associate Professor, University of Oslo, Institute of Health and Society
2019-2022: Researcher, University of Oslo, Institute of Health and Society
2016-2019: Postdoctoral researcher, University of Oslo, Institute of Health and Society
2014-2017: Temporary researcher, Norwegian Institute of Public Health


• Tore Midtvedt award for best abstract at the 3rd National Microbiota Conference, Oslo, Norway (2016)
• Honor Society Membership in Phi Beta Kappa, San Diego State University, United States (2004)
• Vola Mitchell International Scholar in Voluntary Service award from Phi Beta Delta, San Diego State University, United States (2004)

Teaching (current)

PhD Course: Registry-based research
Master’s Program in Public Health Science and Epidemiology: Epidemiology introduction, environmental epidemiology, data management, register-based studies
Master’s Program in International Community Health: Non-communicable diseases, epidemiologic methods, microbial ecology
Medical school: Problem based learning (PBL) in community health and epidemiology



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Publications in CRISTIN (Current research information system in Norway)

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