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1 Curriculum Vitae for Stine Byberg Basic facts Name Date of birth, place Nationality Title Stine Byberg 10 th February 1985, Copenhagen Danish Master of Public Health Education May 2011: Master of Science in Public Health Science, University of Copenhagen : Completed first year of Medical School, University of Copenhagen : Bachelor of Science in Public Health Science, University of Copenhagen : High school, Nørre Gymnasium, high levels in mathematics and social science Work Experience November 2012 present: Statens Serum Institut Research assistant, Center for Vitamines and Vaccines, Bandim Health project Conducting measles vaccine trials in Guinea-Bissau April 2012 October 2012: University of Copenhagen, Department of Public Health Research Assistant, Research Centre for Migration, Ethnicity and Health (MESU) Conducting register linkage analyses and drafting manuscripts using data from a cohort of migrants coming to Denmark, with specific aims of assessing burden of disease, associations of remigration and terminal illness as well as survival differences following cardiovascular disease. Co-supervising medical student M. Lolk on her master thesis on PTSD and co-morbidity. Writing research proposals and funding applications. November 2011 March 2012: Danish Data Archives Academic employee Developing teaching materials as well as teaching students and health researchers about data documentation. Dissemination of data materials to students and health researchers as well as counselling on how to- and which data to use for secondary analyses. Locating and collecting data materials of interest by networking with health professionals and participating in conferences and scientific meetings. May October 2011: Steno Diabetes Centre Research Assistant, Epidemiology Research Analysing epidemiological data and drafting a scientific manuscript; Diabetes is a risk factor for tuberculosis in the Inuit population of Greenland accepted for publication May 2012 in European Respiratory Journal 2012

2 Analysing epidemiological data and drafting a manuscript based on results obtained in my Master Thesis published in Diabetic Medicine October 2010 April 2011: Steno Diabetes Centre Master Student, Epidemiology Research Conducting an epidemiological study on the relationship between sleep duration and diabetes and writing my Master Thesis within the current topic. Participating in team meetings, conferring with collaborators as well as receiving teachings in statistics and SAS. August 2010 December 2011: MedHelp A/S Consultant Doing various epidemiological and statistical assignments for MedHelp A/S, a small privately held company who administrates sick leave of employees of larger, Danish companies. Quarterly reports of sick leave data; statistical analyses and descriptions of sick leave data as well as report writing. Evaluation of hygiene interventions aimed at reducing sick leave. Calculating risks of developing long-term sickness leave. February 2010 May 2010: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Geneva Intern, Technical Publications and Learning Team; Knowledge Management Unit; Strategy, Performance and Evaluation Cluster Assessment of the Global Fund s HIV portfolio: collecting and analyzing epidemiological and financial data from various sources including grant proposals data from the Global Fund, UNAIDS and WHO. Participation in meetings and presenting the results to a Global Fund audience. Writing a progress report of the Global Fund regional results for Eastern Europe and Central Asia: description of the epidemiological situation regarding the three diseases in the region, key results by Global Fund supported programs in the region, the Global Fund investment in the region and the Global Fund s contribution to international targets in the region (See report here). Drafting publications within the field of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria, among these a Global Fund produced article which compared the response to HIV/AIDS and most-at-risk-populations in Eastern Europe and Asia (Bridge et al, AIDS Sep;24 Suppl 3:S86-94.) In relation hereto, peer reviewing unpublished articles as well as participating in the final stages of the 2010 Global Fund Results Report (see report here). Participation in technical seminars and induction sessions, and received training in tuberculosis, malaria, HIV/AIDS, harm reduction, gender issues and health systems strengthening. August 2009 August 2010: Monday Morning Innovation Project assistant Participated in two large projects; Project: Vaccines as measures of prevention. Arranging a political hearing concerning the introduction of new vaccines in the Danish national vaccine programme and providing the scientific basis for three published articles regarding the epidemiology of vaccine preventable diseases, effectiveness & safety, cost-effectiveness and societal and economic consequences and barriers of introducing vaccines and immunization.

3 Project: Short sick leave. Dimensioning the societal and financial consequences of short sick leave. My tasks were mainly to search through the sick leave literature as well as validate and statistical data analysis of sick leave register data and developing the scope of the project. March 2009 June 2009: World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe Intern, Communicable Diseases Unit, HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections Surveillance Team Sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS surveillance: collecting and validating data on sexually transmitted infections and HIV /AIDS from all member states of the WHO European Region, as well as obtaining supplemental data from publicly available sources; data analysis, systematic literature searches on vaccines and sexually transmitted infections, entering surveillance data into the infectious disease database (CISID) and report writing. Participation in two major events: European Immunization Week and the emergence of Influenza virus A(H1N1). Participating in meetings and conferences, as well as getting an impression of the field of communicable diseases by studying WHO reports and articles and assisting in the collection and validation of HIV/AIDS and STI data obtained by the WHO from member states. Writing an editorial response to the ethical use of research which was published in the journal Conscience. (See link p. 5) January 2007 April 2007: Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Zanzibar, Tanzania Intern Planning and conducting a study of the range and quality of Antenatal Care provided by public health facilities in Zanzibar. Data was collected by questionnaires and analyzed statistically. The study was conducted in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Zanzibar and DANIDA. Additional experience January 2000 February 2009: H. Lundbeck/Ivan P. el-service Student worker Consultant to the maintenance department of the pharmaceutical company, Lundbeck A/S. Updating the maintenance system of Lundbeck, invoice handling, receiving calls and job orders and allocate work tasks to the work suppliers as well as co-ordinating the daily operations of the maintenance department. April 2005 April 2006: Municipality of Gladsaxe and Copenhagen Teacher Instructing 1318 year-olds in self-defence January February 2005: Danish Red Cross Student worker Responding to s and letters in relation to the tsunami disaster in Asia July January 2004: Au pair in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Volunteer work present: Global Doctors

4 Increasing awareness of the scarce resources experienced by health systems in developing countries. Among other projects I am arranging a conference on tropical medicine to be held in Copenhagen : Operation Dagsværk Cashier I was in charge of the finances of the local Operation Dagsværk network (a small NGO promoting education in low-income countries) in my high school, and was part of the leading team in fundraising, creating awareness of illiterate children in Nepal and organizing an event at the school with different happenings to raise money present: Danish Vietnamese association I have been a member of this small association since 1998, and I have written an article for the member magazine and helped in organizing the culture day which takes place every year, aiming to create awareness of Vietnam and Vietnamese culture as well as raising funds for hospital equipment. Publications and Presentations Publications: Byberg S, Soborg B, Andersson M, Bjerregaard P, Jørgensen ME. Diabetes is a risk factor for Tuberculosis in the Inuit population of Greenland. European Respiratory Journal 2012;40(5): Byberg S, Hansen ALS, Christensen DL, Vistisen D, Aadahl M, Linneberg A, Witte DR. Sleep duration and sleep quality are associated differently with alterations of glucose homeostasis. Diabetic Medicine 2012;29(9):e Lazarus JV, Byberg S. Provider refusal and the ethical use of research. Conscience Vol. no. 2, 2009 Presentations: Byberg S, Nørredam M, Krasnik A. Incidence and survival after cardiovascular related hospital admissions among refugees and immigrants compared to Danes a Danish retrospective cohort study. [Poster presentation]. European Public Health Conference, November 2012, Malta. Byberg S, Soborg B, Andersson M, Bjerregaard P, Jørgensen ME Diabetes is a risk factor for Tuberculosis in the Inuit population of Greenland [Oral presentation]. International Congress on Circumpolar Health, August 2012, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA Byberg S, Soborg B, Andersson M, Bjerregaard P, Jørgensen ME Diabetes is a risk factor for Tuberculosis in the Inuit population of Greenland [Oral presentation]. European Diabetes Epidemiology group s meeting, May 2012, Swansea, United Kingdom. Byberg S, Soborg B, Andersson M, Bjerregaard P, Jørgensen ME Diabetes is a risk factor for Tuberculosis in the Inuit population of Greenland [Oral presentation]. Greenland Medical Society s semi-annual meeting, November 2011, Copenhagen, Denmark Byberg S, Hansen ALS, Christensen DL, Vistisen D, Aadahl M, Linneberg A, Witte DR Sleep duration and markers of glucose homeostasis [Poster presentation]. European Diabetes Epidemiology group s meeting, May 2011, Jerez, Spain Languages

5 Speaking Writing Danish Native speaker Fluent English Fluent Fluent French Intermediate Intermediate German Intermediate Intermediate Swahili Beginner s level Beginner s level Computer skills SAS (Statistical Analysis System) SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) R Statistical Software Epidata Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Share Point) Miscellaneous Throughout my years at university, I have been an active member of different student committees and thus a part of creating a social and creative student environment. I prioritize participating in social events both at work, school and privately. My main personal interests include travelling, meeting friends and reading books. Recently, I started studying French. I have lived abroad on several occasions. From January 1993 to September 1995 in Uganda with my parents who were Red Cross delegates, where I attended local school. In Vietnam from July 2003 to end December 2003 where I worked as an au pair for a Danish family. In Zanzibar from January 2007 to April I hold a drivers license (category B)

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