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Department of Public Health Sciences
Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm, Sweden

Current title and position

Associate Professor of Medical Statistics
Senior Researcher in Biostatistics

Member of

Royal Statistical Society
Swedish Statistical Society (SSFr)
Swedish Medical Society (SLS)
The Strategic Research Area in Epidemiology (SfoEpi), Karolinska Institutet
International Epidemiological Association (IEA)

Awards

2012 Young Scholar Award from the Karolinska Institutet's Strategic Program in Epidemiology. Development of novel procedures in epidemiology: A percentiles-based approach to analyse continuous outcomes.

2010 Young Scholar Award from the Karolinska Institutet's Strategic Program in Epidemiology. Developing user-friendly statistical methods for health researchers.

2009 Torgny Wännström Prize. For the best doctoral thesis in the medical field of public health and/or work-related health or illness.
Nominations submitted by the medical faculties of the universities and the Swedish Medical Society's research mission appoints award winner.
The explanatory statement reads "for outstanding development as a researcher in the medical field of public health where Orsini quickly evolved into an independent productive scientist and developed methods that allow faster and more efficient processing of data in the research."

Teaching Merit

Best teacher (highest score on the course evaluation) for two consecutive years (2007, 2008) of the Postgraduate Education Program in Epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet.

Education

Doctoral degree in Medical Science, Epidemiology, November 28, 2008. Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet. Thesis: Physical activity and health benefits.

Licentiate degree in Medical Science, Epidemiology, December 13, 2006. Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet. Thesis: Total physical activity in middle-aged and elderly women from a population-based cohort.

Laurea in Economics, October 23, 2001. Department of Statistics and Mathematical Economics, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy. Thesis: Multilevel statistical models for the evaluation of educational systems

Professional experience

Research Associate, March 2002 - December 2003. Institute of Information Science and Technology I.S.T.I. Information System Group. Supervisor Dr. Matteo Bottai. C.N.R. Italian National Research Council, Pisa

Professional activities

Statistical Consultant, November 2003 - 2005. TStat Italian Official distributor of Stata® software (Texas, USA)

Statistical Consultant, December 2005 - 2012. Metrika Scandinavian Official distributor of Stata® software (Texas, USA)