Cecilie Dahl

Ph.D student in the NOREPOS project ‘Hip fractures: Predictors, incidence and survival’

Employer/workplace:

National Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Oslo
Ph.D. Student at the University of Bergen

Areas of interest:

The relation between the quality of drinking water and fracture risk in the Norwegian population

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Basic profession

Epidemiologist and microbiologist

Academic degrees

PhD, University of Bergen, 2014
MPH, Columbia University (Mailman School of Public Health), New York, 2008
BS, San Diego State University, San Diego (California), 2005

Dissertation

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

Honors/awards

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Membership, spring 2004
Received the Vola Mitchell International Scholar in Voluntary Service award from Phi Beta Delta, fall 2004

Professional experience

• Millennium Villages/Access Project, Rwanda ( Jul.2007- Dec. 2007): Epidemiology Intern
• Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA (Nov. 2005-Aug. 2006): Laboratory Technician
• SkyePharma, San Diego, CA,( Jul.2005- Nov. 2005): Research Assistant
• Laboratory of Assistant Professor Scott Kelley, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA (Aug. 2004- May 2005): Undergraduate Research Assistant
• St. Olavs Hospital Trondheim, Norway (Summer 2003):Laboratory Technician

Dissemination

Oral presentations at 3 national scientific meetings, poster presentation at 1 international scientific meeting, several local scientific lectures.

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Published scientific papers

• Dahl C, Søgaard AJ, Tell GS, Flaten TP, Krogh T, Aamodt G; NOREPOS Core Research Group. Is the quality of drinking water a risk factor for self-reported forearm fractures? Cohort of Norway. Osteoporos Int 2013;24:541-51

• Dahl C, Søgaard AJ, Tell GS, Flaten TP, Hongve D, Omsland TK, Holvik K, Meyer HE, Aamodt G. Nationwide data on municipal drinking water and hip fracture: Could calcium and magnesium be protective? A NOREPOS study. Bone 2013;57:84-91

• Dahl C, Søgaard AJ, Tell GS, Flaten TP, Hongve D, Omsland TK, Holvik K, Meyer HE, Aamodt G. Do cadmium, lead and aluminum in drinking water increase the risk of hip fractures? A NOREPOS study. Biol Trace Elem Res 2014;157:14-23

• Dahl C, Søgaard AJ, Tell GS, Forsén L, Flaten TP, Hongve D, Omsland TK, Holvik K, Meyer HE, Aamodt G. Population data on calcium in drinking water and hip fracture: An association may depend on other minerals in water. A NOREPOS study. Bone 2015 Jul 17; 81: 292-299

Published abstracts and conference presentations

• Dahl C. Early initiation of breastfeeding and prevalence of diarrhea in Rwandan children less than 12 months of age. Oral presentation of master thesis at the annual conference of the Norwegian Epidemiological Association (NOFE), Bergen. Norsk Epidemiologi 2008;18 (Supplement 1)

• Dahl C. Bone-Health and Drinking Water. Any Relations? Oral presentation at the NORwegian EPidemiologic Osteoporosis Study (NOREPOS) conference.Tromsø. 2010.

• Dahl C, Søgaard AJ, Tell GS, Krogh T, Aamodt G, and the NOREPOS research group. pH variations in Norwegian drinking water and the effect on bone health. The NOREPOS study. Oral presentation at the annual conference of the Norwegian Epidemiological Association (NOFE), Stiklestad. Norsk Epidemiologi 2010;20 (Supplement 1)

• Dahl C, Søgaard AJ, Tell GS, Krogh T, Aamodt G, and the NOREPOS research group. Bone health and pH variations in Norwegian drinking water. The NOREPOS study. Presented at the National Osteoporosis Society conference. Liverpool; 2010; Osteoporosis Int 2010; 21 (Supplement 3)

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