Tone K. Omsland

Associate professor, PhD


Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo

Areas of interest:

• Regional differences in fracture risk
• Fracture Liaison Service
• Mortality after hip fracture
• Lifestyle factors and fracture risk
• Diabetes
• Nutrition
• Register-based epidemiology



Basic profession

Clinical nutritionist

Academic degrees

PhD, University of Oslo, 2009
MSc, University of Oslo, 2002


“Regional differences in bone mineral density and risk factors for fractures in Norway”
Department of community medicine and global health, University of Oslo
Supervisors: Haakon E. Meyer, Grethe S. Tell, Nina Emaus and Berit Schei
Disputation date: 25.11.2009

Professional experience

2015-: Associate professor, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo
2010-2015: Postdoctoral researcher, Norwegian Institute of Public Health and Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo
2005-2009: PhD student, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo
2002-2005: Scientific Assistant and University Lecturer (50%), Department of Nutrition, University of Oslo

Teaching and supervision

Lecturer for Master students in International Community Health, Medical students and PhD- students at the University of Oslo. Supervision of Master students, PhD-students and Post Doctoral Research Fellows.


A number of presentations at international scientific meetings, popular scientific lectures, and popular scientific papers.


Young Investigator Award: Omsland TK, Emaus N, Tell GS, Ahmed LA, Center JR, Nguyen ND, Gjesdal CG, Forsmo S, Schei B, Sogaard AJ, Meyer HE. Ten-Year Cumulative Incidence of Second Hip Fracture in Women and Men. The Norwegian Epidemiologic Osteoporosis Studies

Best poster award: 11th National Osteoporosis Society Conference, Harrogate, England, 2006. Omsland, Tone Kristin; Falch, Jan Arvid; Søgaard, Anne Johanne; Meyer, Haakon E. Previous fractures and bone mineral density in elderly men in Oslo.



Publications in PubMed

Publications in CRISTIN (Current research information system in Norway)

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