Richard Aubrey White

Richard is an applied infectious diseases statistician based in Oslo, Norway. He is currently employed as the project manager for the Norwegian Syndromic Surveillance System (NorSySS), a surveillance system of infectious diseases based on consultations with general practitioners and out-of-hours primary care facilities, based in the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (Folkehelseinstituttet).

His international field experience includes performing needs assessments in Sri Lanka and developing/managing surveillance systems for Ebola in Sierra Leone, acute watery diarrhea/cholera in Mozambique, and maternal health in Palestine.


Education / Statistics

Harvard University, USA

2011–2012 / Ph.D. in Biostatistics

2009–2011 / M.A. in Biostatistics (Frank Knox fellowship)

University of Wollongong, Australia

2005–2009 / B. Advanced Mathematics in Applied Statistics (First Class Honours)

Education / Humanities

University of Bergen, Norway

2022–2023 / One year program (Årsstudium) in Nordic languages and literature