Kristin Holvik

Senior Researcher (Research Professor), Ph.D.


Department of Physical Health and Ageing, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Areas of interest:

Registry-based epidemiology. Hip fractures: incidence, risk factors, excess mortality. Nutritional aspects of osteoporosis.



Basic profession

Clinical nutritionist/Registered dietitian

Academic degrees

PhD, University of Oslo, 2008
Cand. scient. [MSc], University of Oslo, 2003


Vitamin D deficiency, alterations in the vitamin D endocrine system and bone mineral density in ethnic groups in Oslo, Norway. (2008)

Professional experience

Senior Researcher (Research Professor), Norwegian Institute of Public Health. 2014-current
Post Doc, University of Bergen. 2010-2013
Researcher, Diakonhjemmet hospital, surgical department, Unit for elderly with fractures. 2008-2013
Research fellow, University of Oslo. 2004-2008


Editorial Board Member, BMC Public Health, current.
Panel on Nutrition, Dietetic Products, Novel Food and Allergy, Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food Safety, 2014-2022.
Board Member, Norwegian Epidemiological Association (NOFE), 2016-2018.
Chair, Norwegian Association of Nutritionists, 2005-2007. Board member 2003-2005.
Elected member of the Institute Council, Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, 2004-2007.


Young Investigator Award for abstract submitted to the scientific meeting: Contemporary Diagnosis and Treatment of Vitamin D Related Disorders, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Arlington, Virginia, USA, December 2006.

Peer review

Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica; Aging; American Journal of Epidemiology; American Journal of Perinatology; Annals of Medicine; Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics; Archives of Osteoporosis; Beverages; BMC Medicine; BMC Public Health; BMJ; BMJ Open; Bone; British Journal of Nutrition; Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology; Clinical Epidemiology; Clinical Interventions in Aging; Diabetic Medicine; Disability and Rehabilitation; European Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Food and Nutrition Research; Frontiers in Public Health; International Journal of Clinical Practice; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; International Journal of Molecular Sciences; JAMA Network Open; Journal of Aging and Health; Journal of Bone and Mineral Research; JBMR Plus; Journal of Clinical Medicine; Journal of Environmental and Public Health; Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Journal of the American College of Nutrition; Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association; Journal of Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management; Norwegian Journal of Epidemiology; Norwegian Journal of Nutrition; Nutrients; Nutrire; Nutrition Journal; Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Oncotarget; Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine; Osteoporosis International; PLOS ONE; Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences; Public Health Nutrition; Scandinavian Journal of Public Health; Scientific Reports; Sports; The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism; The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging



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