for Ørnulf Borgan

Last updated 7 April 2017.

**Address, etc:**

Department of Mathematics

University of Oslo

P.O.Box 1053 Blindern

N-0316 Oslo, Norway

Phone: (+47) 22855888

Fax: (+47) 22854349

e-mail: borgan@math.uio.no

**Personal facts:**

Born: April 1950.

Place of birth: Ski, Norway.

Citizenship: Norwegian.

**Accademic degrees:**

1984: Dr. philos. (Ph.D.) in statistics, University of Oslo.

1976: M.sc. in statistics, University of Oslo.

**Positions held:**

1993 - present: Professor in statistics,
University of Oslo.

1984 - 92: Associate professor in statistics,
University of Oslo.

1983: Associate professor in statistics,
Agricultural University of Norway.

1980 - 82: Research fellow in statistics,
University of Oslo.

1977 - 79: Assistant professor in insurance mathematics,
University of Copenhagen.

1973 - 76: Research assistant in statistics,
University of Oslo.

**Editorial work:**

Associate editor
*Biometrical Journal* 2013 - present.

Guest editor
*Statistics in Medicine* issue 30, volume 32, 2013.

Editor
*Scandinavian Journal of Statistics* 2007 - 2009.

Associate editor
*The Annals of Statistics* 1998 - 2003.

Associate editor
*Scandinavian Journal of Statistics* 1997 - 2003.

**Selected professional work:**

Group leader (joint with Odd O. Aalen) for a research group on
Statistical Analysis of Complex Event History Data, Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo, 2005-2006.

Head of the University of Oslo Graduate School in Biostatistics, 2007 - 2012.

Leader of the
Research group in Statistics and Biostatistics at the Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo, 2007 - 2012.

Key scientist at
Statistics for innovation - (sfi)^{2}
, 2007 - 2014.

Member of the Marie Curie initial training network
MEDIASRES - Novel Statistical Methodology for Diagnostic/Prognostic and Therapeutic Studies and Systematic Reviews, 2012-2015.

**Research interests:**

Statistical models and methods based on counting processes.

Survival and event history analysis.

Case-control designs.

**Research visits:**

January-June 2014:
Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

August-December 2013:
Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University, New York.

January-June 2005:
School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK).

September-December 2004:
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.

August 1997-June 1998:
Department of Statistics, Stanford University.

June-August 1995: Department of Preventive medicine, University of
Southern California.

June-August 1993:
Departments of Mathematics and Preventive
medicine,
University of Southern California.

July 1991-June 1992:
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge (UK).

June-August 1985:
Statistical Research Unit,
University of Copenhagen.

January-August 1982: Department of
Statistics, Stanford University.

**Academic associations:**

Elected member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, since 2011.

Fellow of the American Statistical Association, since 2015.

Elected member of the International Statistical Institute, since 1997.

Member of the International Biometric Society, the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, and the Norwegian Statistical Association.

**Administrative positions:**

2010-12: Elected head Division of Statistics,
Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.

2003-08: Member of the board for the bachelor program
"Mathematics, informatics and technology" at the University of Oslo

Spring 1997: Elected head Division of Statistics,
Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.

1994-97: Member of the Senate Department of
Mathematics, University of Oslo.

Spring 1994: Elected head Division of Statistics,
Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.

1989-90: Elected head Division of Statistics,
Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.

1987-91: Member of the board Norwegian Statistical Association.

1987-90: Member of the Senate
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo.

1987-90: Member of the Senate Department of
Mathematics, University of Oslo.

1984-85: Elected leader for educational matters
Division of Statistics, Department of Mathematics, University of
Oslo.

Fall 1979: Elected head Laboratory of Actuarial Mathematics, University of
Copenhagen.

1977-79: Elected leader for educational matters Laboratory of Actuarial
Mathematics, University of Copenhagen.

**Teaching:**

I have:

* organized and lectured at
courses in statistics at all levels

* supervised a number of master- and
Ph.D.-students

* organised and lectured
at a number of international PhD-courses on survival and event history analysis

* lectured at a number of short courses in various topics in
statistics for medical doctors as well as some such courses for
pharmacists, actuaries and others

* organised and lectured at a number of short courses in introductory
probability and statistics for Norwegian highschool teachers.

* coauthored textbooks in mathematics for Norwegian highschool students

**[B1]**Andersen, P.K., Borgan, Ø., Gill, R.D., and Keiding, N. (1993).*Statistical Models Based on Counting Processes*. Springer-Verlag, New York.**[B2]**Aalen, O.O., Borgan, Ø., and Gjessing, H.K. (2008).*Survival and Event History Analysis: A Process Point of View*. Springer-Verlag, New York.

**[J1]**Borgan, Ø. (1979). On the theory of moving average graduation.*Scand. Actuarial J.***1979**, 83-105.**[J2]**Borgan, Ø. (1979). Comparison of two sequential tests for two-sided alternatives.*J. Royal Stat. Soc. Ser. B***41**, 101-106.

**Substance matter papers in International Scientific Journals:**

**[S1]**Menne, T., Borgan, Ø., and Green, A. (1982). Nickel allergy and hand dermatitis in a stratified sample of the Danish female population. An epidemiological study including a statistical appendix.*Acta Dermatovener. (Stockholm)***62**, 35-41.**[S2]**Ebbesen, P., Borgan, Ø., and Liestøl, K. (1983). Decreasing luekemia risk in old AKR mice.*Exp. Geront.***18**, 347-353.**[S3]**Stavem, K., Bjørtuft, Ø., Borgan, Ø., Geiran, O., and Boe, J. (2006). Lung transplantation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in a national cohort is without obvious survival benefit.*J. Heart and Lung Transpl.***25**, 75-84.**[S4]**Langerød, A., Zhao, H., Borgan, Ø., Nesland, J.M., Bukholm, I.R.K., Ikdahl, T., Kåresen, R., Børresen-Dale, A.-L. and Jeffery, S.S. (2007). TP53 mutation status and gene expression profiles are powerful prognostic markers of breast cancer.*Breast Cancer Research***9**, R30 (online).

**Encyclopedia entries:**

**[E1]**Borgan, Ø. (1998). Aalen-Johansen estimator.*Encyclopedia of Biostatistics*(eds. P. Armitage and T. Colton), vol 1, pp. 5-10. Wiley, Chichester.**[E2]**Borgan, Ø. (1998). Kaplan-Meier estimator.*Encyclopedia of Biostatistics*(eds. P. Armitage and T. Colton), vol 3, pp. 2154-60. Wiley, Chichester.**[E3]**Borgan, Ø. (1998). Nelson-Aalen estimator.*Encyclopedia of Biostatistics*(eds. P. Armitage and T. Colton), vol 4, pp. 2967-72. Wiley, Chichester.**[E4]**Borgan, Ø. (1999). Countermatched sampling.*Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*(eds. S. Kotz, C.B. Read and D.L. Banks), update vol 3, pp. 129-31. Wiley, New York.**[E5]**Borgan, Ø. (1999). Nested case-control sampling (sampling from the risk sets).*Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*(eds. S. Kotz, C.B. Read and D.L. Banks), update vol 3, pp. 523-28. Wiley, New York.**[E6]**Borgan, Ø. (2004). Sverdrup, Erling (1917-1994).*Encyclopedia of Actiarial Sciences*(eds. J.L. Teugels and B. Sundt), vol 3, pp. 1665-1666. Wiley, Chichester.

**[M1]**Borgan, Ø. (1980). Applications of non-homogeneous Markov chains to medical studies. Nonparametric analysis for prospective and retrospective data. Pages 102-115 in*Explorative Datenanalyse, Frühjahrstagung, München, 1980, Proceedings*(eds. N. Victor, W. Lehmacher and W. van Eimeren). Springer's series*Medizinische Informatik und Statistik*vol. 26.**[M2]**Borgan, Ø. (1989). Discussion contribution to E. Arjas' paper "Survival models and martingale dynamics".*Scand. J. Statist.***16**, 214-215.**[M3]**Borgan, Ø. (1990). Lecture notes in life history analysis. Statistical Memoir no 1/90, Department of Mathematics, University of Oslo.**[M4]**Borgan, Ø. and Langholz, B. (1998). Risk set sampling designs for proportional hazards models. Chapter 4 in*Statistical Analysis of Medical Data. New Developments*(eds. B. S. Everitt and G. Dunn). Arnold, London.**[M5]**Borgan, Ø. (1999). Review of "Applied Survival Analysis" by C.T Le.*Statist. Med.***18**, 492-494.**[M6]**Borgan, Ø. (2001). Review of "Modeling Survival Data: Extending the Cox Model" by T. M. Therneau and P. M. Grambsch.*Statist. Med.***20**, 2053-2054.**[M7]**Borgan, Ø. (2001). Cohort sampling in epidemiological studies.*Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute***53(1)**, 369-372.**[M8]**Borgan, Ø. (2003). Review of "The Statistical Analysis of Failure Time Data (2nd ed.)" by J. D. Kalbfleisch and R. D. Prentice.*J. Amer. Statist. Assoc.***98**, 1084-1085.**[M9]**Borgan, Ø. and Samuelsen, S.O. (2003). A review of cohort sampling designs for Cox's regression model: Potentials in epidemiology.*Norsk epidemiologi*(*Norwegian Journal of Epidemiology*)**13**, 239-248.**[M10]**Borgan, Ø. (2006). Discussion contribution to C. P. Farrington and H. J. Whitaker's paper "Semiparametric analysis of case series data".*Appl. Statist.***55**, 589.**[M11]**Borgan, Ø. and Lindqvist, B. (2007). Editorial.*Scand. J. Statist.***34**, 1-2.**[M12]**Borgan, Ø. and Langholz, B. (2007). Using martingale residuals to assess goodness-of-fit for sampled risk set data. Chapter 4 in*Advances in statistical modeling and inference. Essays in honor of Kjell A Doksum*(ed. V. Nair). World Scientific, Singapore.**[M13]**Borgan, Ø. (2007). Discussion contribution to D. Zeng and D.Y. Lin's paper "Maximum likelihood estimation in semiparametric regression models with censored data".*J. Royal Stat. Soc. Ser. B***69**, 545.**[M14]**Borgan, Ø. (2007). Event history analysis: An overview and some areas of current research. Pages 60-64 in*Consilience*(ed. W. Østreng). Centre for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.**[M15]**Borgan, Ø. (2009). Inference and prediction in multi-state models: The additive approach.*Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute***57**, http://isi.cbs.nl/iamamember/CD8-Durban2009/A5%20Docs/1139.pdf