NAME                                                Tomas Mikal Lind Eagan


BIRTH DATE and                             23 July 1969

PLACE                                               Oslo, Norway


MARITAL STATUS                         Married, 2 children



1988                                                    Graduated from Farsund Gymnas

                                                            Examen Artium (equivalent to two years of college)


1995                                                    Graduated from medical school at

University of Bergen, Norway

                                                            Cand. Med.                            


2004                                                    PhD in Asthma epidemiology,

Institute of Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway




1995                                                    12 months residency at the surgical and medical department at Fylkessjukehuset (County Hospital) i Haugesund, Western Norway


1996                                                    6 months residency at a primary physicians clinic at Sivdammen legekontor, Time kommune (SouthWestern Norway)


1997                                                    Mandatory army service as a ships doctor at the frigate KNM Bergen (Royal Norwegian Navy)


Sep 1997-Aug 2001                            Junior Physician, Dept. of Thoracic Medicine, Haukeland University Hospital (from March 1999 50% research, 50% clinical)


 Aug 2001-Dec 2002.                         17 months staying at home during which my son received treatment for a medulloblastoma.


Jan 2003-Feb 2005.                            Junior physician at the Dept. of Thoracic Medicine (with 50% research work, 50% clinical from 1999 through April 2004)


Mar 2005-Sep 2005                            Junior physician at Department of Internal Medicine, section for endocrinology, Haukeland University Hospital


Sep 2005-Current                                Junior physician at Department of Internal Medicine, section for infectious diseases, Haukeland University Hospital





1.              Incidence and Remission of Asthma and Respiratory Symptoms in Adults

- The Hordaland County Cohort Study

PhD thesis, defended 27th of October 2004


2.         Eagan, Gulsvik, Mørkve, Skaug        

"Innleggelser for obstruktiv lungesykdom og pneumoni i to sykehusområder"       

Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 1999 Nov; 119: 4173-5


3.         Janson, Bakke, Haahtela, Gislason, Ulrik, Nettelbladt, Saarelainen, Eagan, Kjartanson

"Obstructive lung disease in patients within the hospitals in the Nordic countries"

            Eur Respir Rev 2000; 10: 428-31


4.         Eagan, Bakke, Eide, Gulsvik

"The incidences of asthma and respiratory symptoms by gender, age, and

smoking in a community cohort study"

Eur Respir J 2002, 19(4): 599-605.


5.         Eagan, Gulsvik, Eide, Bakke

                                          "Non-response in a community cohort study: predictors and consequences

for exposure-disease associations"

J Clin Epidemiol 2002, 55(8): 777-83.


6.         Eagan, Gulsvik, Eide, Bakke

"Occupational airborne exposure and the incidence of respiratory symptoms and asthma"

            Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2002, 166: 933-38.


7.         Eide, Heuch, Eagan

"The Scaled Venn Cube for Displaying Attributtable Fractions" Proceedings of the 17th International Workshop on Statistical Modelling 8-12 July 2002, Chania, Greece. (eds. Mikis Stasinopoulos & Giota Touloumi), 213-226.


8.         Fjellanger, Brøgger, Eagan, Gulsvik

            "Mortalitet etter sykehusopphold for obstruktiv lungesykdom"

            Tidsskr Nor Lægeforen 2003, 123: 775-8.


9.         Eagan, Gulsvik, Eide, Bakke

"Remission of respiratoy symptoms by smoking and occupational exposure in a community cohort study"

            Eur Respir J 2004, 23: 589-94.


10.       Brøgger, Eagan, Eide, Bakke, Gulsvik

            "Bias in retrospective studies of trends in asthma incidence"

            Eur Respir J 2004, 23: 281-6.


11.       Eagan, Gulsvik, Eide, Bakke

            "The effect of educational level on the incidence of asthma and respiratory symptoms"

            Respir Med 2004, 98: 730-6.


12.       Eagan, Brøgger, Eide, Bakke

            "The incidence of adult asthma - a review"

            Int J Tub & Lung Dis 2005, 9: 603-12


13.       Skorge, Eagan, Eide, Gulsvik, Bakke

"The adult incidence of asthma and respiratory symptoms by passive smoking in utero or childhood"

            Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005, 172: 61-6


14.       Skorge, Eagan, Eide, Gulsvik, Bakke

"Indoor air pollutions and respiratory symptoms in a Norwegian community sample"

            Thorax 2005 Jul 29; [Epub ahead of print]




ABSTRACTS (1,3,4,6,8,9,11,12,14,15,16 was posters; 2,5,7,10,14,17, 18 oral presentations)


1.         Eagan, Bakke, Welle, Eide, Gulsvik

"Incidence and remission rates of respiratory symptoms by sex, age and smoking in a Norwegian community during eleven years"      

ATS San Diego Apr 99


2.         Eagan, Bakke, Eide, Gulsvik

"The association of sex, age, and smoking to respiratory symptoms in a longitudinal study in Western Norway"

ERS Madrid Oct 99


3.         Eagan, Bakke, Eide, Welle, Gulsvik

"Remission of morning cough is six times higher in those giving up smoking"

ATS Toronto May 00


4.         Eagan, Bakke, Eide, Gulsvik

"Predictors and consequences of non-response in an 11 years cohort study"

ERS Firenze Aug 00


5.         Eagan, Bakke, Eide, Gulsvik

"The incidence of respiratory symptms and asthma by occupational airborne exposure in a community sample"

            ATS San Fransisco May 01


6.         Fjellanger, Brøgger, Eagan, Gulsvik

            "Two-years survival after an exacerbation of obstructive lung disease"

            Nordic Pulmonology Congress Helsinki  Jun 01


7.         Fjellanger, Brøgger, Eagan, Gulsvik

            "Mortality after hospitalization for obstructive lung disease in a Norwegian                     

            hospital district"

            ERS Stocholm Sep 02


8.         Eagan, Gulsvik, Eide, Bakke

"Socioeconomic status is an independent predictor of the incidence of respiratory incidence and asthma"

            ATS Seattle May 03


9.         Fjellanger, Brøgger, Eagan, Gulsvik

            "Mortality after hospitalization for obstructive lung diseases in a Norwegian

hospital district"

            ATS Seattle May 03


10.       Duelien, Eagan, Gulsvik, Bakke

            "The association between indoor climate and respiratory symptoms in a general

            population sample"

            Nordic Pulmonology Congress Reikjavik Jun 03


11.       Brøgger, Eagan, Gulsvik, Bakke                         

             "Bias in retrospective studies of trends in asthma incidence"

            ERS Vienna Sep 03


12.       Duelien, Eagan, Eide, Gulsvik, Bakke

"Indoor climate and respiratory symptoms and asthma in a general population sample"                     

ATS Orlando May 04


13.       Duelien, Eagan, Eide, Gulsvik, Bakke

"Environmental tobacco smoke in childhood and incidence in adult asthma"

ERS Glasgow Sep 04


14.       Eagan, Duelien, Eide, Gulsvik, Bakke

"The adjusted attributable fraction of adult asthma and respiratory symptoms due to environmental tobacco smoke in childhood"

ERS Glasgow Sep 04


15.       Eagan, Skorge, Eide, Gulsvik, Bakke

"The relationship between incidence of adult asthma and the exposure to passive smoking in childhood"          

            ATS San Diego May 05


16.       Duelien Skorge, Eagan, Eide, Gulsvik, Bakke

"Who are exposed to environmental tobacco smoke in pregnancy, childhood and adulthood in a general population sample?"

ERS Copenhagen Sep 05


17.       Eagan, Hetland, Aarø

"Decline in respiratory symptoms in service workers five months after a public smoking ban"

ERS Copenhagen Sep 05


18.       Voll-Aanerud, Eagan, Wentzel-Larsen, Gulsvik, Bakke

"Change in respiratory symptoms and health related quality of life in a community study"

            ERS Copenhagen Sep 05




Journal                                                                        Number


Annals of Epidemiology                                              1
In J Tubercle And Lung Dis                                        1

J Clin Epidemiology                                                    2