Ekaterina Sharashova


Worktitle

Associate Professor

Job description

Researcher, the principal investigator, and the leader of the project "Atrial fibrillation in the Tromsø Study 1986-2017: incidence trends, contribution of risk factors and prognostic outcomes" which is funded by Helse Nord.

The project leader and main supervisor for a PhD project "Risk factors, quality of life and prognostic outcomes associated with specific types of atrial fibrillation; the Tromsø Study” which is funded by UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

Collaborator in an international research project "Body mass index, atrial fibrillation  and atrial fibrillation prognostic outcomes" with Jocasta Ball as the principal investigator.


  • Espnes, Hilde; Ball, Jocasta; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Gerdts, Eva; Sharashova, Ekaterina. Sex-specific associations between blood pressure and risk of atrial fibrillation subtypes in the tromsø study. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2021; Volum 10 (7). ISSN 2077-0383.s 1 - 12.s doi: 10.3390/jcm10071514.
  • Stylidis, Michael; Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Leon, David Adrew; Heggelund, Geir; Røsner, Assami; Njølstad, Inger; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Schirmer, Henrik. Left atrial diameter, left ventricle filling indices, and association with all-cause mortality: Results from the population-based Tromsø Study. Echocardiography 2019. ISSN 0742-2822.s 1 - 12.s doi: 10.1111/echo.14270.
  • Riley, Henriette; Sharashova, Ekaterina; Rugkåsa, Jorun; Nyttingnes, Olav; Christensen, Tore Buer; Austegard, Ann-Torunn Andersen; Løvsletten, Anna Maria; Lau, Bjørn; Høyer, Georg. Out-patient commitment order use in Norway: incidence and prevalence rates, duration and use of mental health services from the Norwegian Outpatient Commitment Study. BJPsych Open 2019; Volum 5. ISSN 2056-4724.s 1 - 7.s doi: 10.1192/bjo.2019.60.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Ball, Jocasta; Morseth, Bente; Gerdts, Eva; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Schirmer, Henrik; Løchen, Maja-Lisa. Long-term blood pressure trajectories and incident atrial fibrillation in women and men: the Tromsø Study. European Heart Journal 2019; Volum 41 (16). ISSN 0195-668X.s 1554 - 1562.s doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehz234.
  • Ball, Jocasta; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Schirmer, Henrik; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Morseth, Bente; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Tiwari, Sweta; Sharashova, Ekaterina. Sex Differences in the Impact of Body Mass Index on the Risk of Future Atrial Fibrillation: Insights From the Longitudinal Population-Based Tromsø Study. Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) 2018; Volum 7 (9). ISSN 2047-9980.s doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.008414.
  • Roik, Elena Evgenievna; Sharashova, Ekaterina; Kharkova, Olga Alexandrovna; Nieboer, Evert; Postoev, Vitaly Alexandrovich; Odland, Jon Øyvind. Sociodemographic characteristics, sexual behaviour and knowledge about cervical cancer prevention as risk factors for high-risk human papillomavirus infection in Arkhangelsk, North-West Russia. International Journal of Circumpolar Health 2018; Volum 77. ISSN 1239-9736.s 1 - 11.s doi: 10.1080/22423982.2018.1498681.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Brenn, Tormod. Resting heart rate trajectories and myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, ischaemic stroke and death in the general population: The Tromso Study. European Journal of Preventive Cardiology (EJPC) 2017; Volum 24 (7). ISSN 2047-4873.s 748 - 759.s doi: 10.1177/2047487316688983.
  • Roik, Elena Evgenievna; Sharashova, Ekaterina; Nieboer, Evert; Kharkova, Olga Alexandrovna; Postoev, Vitalij A.; Odland, Jon Øyvind. Knowledge about human papillomavirus and prevention of cervical cancer among women of Arkhangelsk, Northwest Russia. PLOS ONE 2017; Volum 12 (12). ISSN 1932-6203.s doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189534.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Njølstad, Inger; Brenn, Tormod. Resting heart rate predicts incident myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, ischaemic stroke and death in the general population: the Tromsø Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2016; Volum 70 (9). ISSN 0143-005X.s 902 - 909.s doi: 10.1136/jech-2015-206663.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brenn, Tormod. Resting heart rate on the decline: the Tromsø Study 1986–2007. International Journal of Epidemiology 2015; Volum 44 (3). ISSN 0300-5771.s 1007 - 1017.s doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv061.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Anda, Erik Eik; Grjibovski, Andrej. Early pregnancy body mass index and spontaneous preterm birth in Northwest Russia: a registry-based study. (fulltekst) BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014; Volum 14. ISSN 1471-2393.s doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-303.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Byklum, Kari. Ny forskning: Slik påvirker søvn hjertet ditt. 2021.
  • Espnes, Hilde; Sharashova, Ekaterina; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Ball, Jocasta; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.. Risk factors associated with specific types of atrial fibrillation in men and women in a general population cohort study.. ESC Preventive Cardiology 2020-04-01 - 2020-04-04 2020.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Ball, Jocasta; Gerdts, Eva; Rosengren, Annika; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Schirmer, Henrik; Nyrnes, Audhild; Kildal, Simon; Tiwari, Sweta; Espnes, Hilde; Stylidis, Michael; Løchen, Maja-Lisa. Sex-specific temporal trends in the incidence of atrial fibrillation in a large Norwegian population-based study 1986–2014. European Heart Journal 2020; Volum 41. ISSN 0195-668X.s 509 - 509.s doi: 10.1093/ehjci/ehaa946.0509.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Byklum, Kari. Forskere: Dette søvnmønsteret kan gi alvorlig sykdom. 2020.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Incidence of atrial fibrillation in women and men from the Tromsø Study 1986-2014. Scientific seminar on sex differences in cardiac disease with professor in cardiology and senior consultant Eva Gerdts from University of Bergen and colleagues from UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø 2020-03-05 - 2020-03-05 2020.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Ball, Jocasta; Gerdts, Eva; Rosengren, Annika; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Schirmer, Henrik; Nyrnes, Audhild; Kildal, Simon; Tiwari, Sweta; Espnes, Hilde; Stylidis, Michael; Løchen, Maja-Lisa. Sex-specific temporal trends in the incidence of atrial fibrillation in a large Norwegian population-based study 1986-2014. ESC Congress 2020 - The Digital Experience 2020-08-27 - 2020-08-30 2020.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Long-term systolic blood pressure trajectories and incident atrial fibrillation in women and men: The Tromsø Study – Article of the year 2019 award. The Norwegian Epidemiological Association (NOFE) 26th conference 2019-11-13 - 2019-11-14 2019.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Ball, Jocasta; Gerdts, Eva; Morseth, Bente; Løchen, Maja-Lisa. 6168 Long-term systolic blood pressure trajectories predict risk of incident atrial fibrillation in a general population cohort study. European Heart Journal 2018; Volum 39. ISSN 0195-668X.s 1275 - 1276.s doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy566.6168.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Long-term blood pressure trajectories and risk of atrial fibrillation: the Tromsø Study. Scientific meeting on hypertension and atrial fibrillation with professor and senior consultant Eva Gerdts from University of Bergen and colleagues from UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø 2018-06-12 - 2018.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Ball, Jocasta; Gerdts, Eva; Morseth, Bente; Løchen, Maja-Lisa. Long-term systolic blood pressure trajectories and incident atrial fibrillation in women and men: The Tromsø Study. The annual meeting of afib.no – the Norwegian Atrial Fibrillation Research Network 2018 2018-09-27 - 2018-09-28 2018.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Ball, Jocasta; Gerdts, Eva; Morseth, Bente; Løchen, Maja-Lisa. Long-term systolic blood pressure trajectories predict risk of incident atrial fibrillation in a general population cohort study. ESC Congress 2018 2018-08-25 - 2018-08-29 2018.
  • Ball, Jocasta; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Schirmer, Henrik; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Morseth, Bente; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Tiwari, Sweta; Stewart, Simon; Sharashova, Ekaterina. Abstract 18611: Sex Differences in the Influence of Body Mass Index on Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation: The Tromsø Study 1979-2013. Circulation 2017; Volum 136. ISSN 0009-7322.s A18611 - A18611.
  • Roik, Elena Evgenievna; Sharashova, Ekaterina; Postoev, Vitaly Alexandrovich; Odland, Jon Øyvind. Cervical cancer surveillance, Arkhangelsk Cancer Registry, Northwest Russia. The 10th European Public Health Conference 2017-11-01 - 2017-11-04 2017.
  • Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Ball, Jocasta; Morseth, Bente; Sharashova, Ekaterina. Temporal changes in systolic blood pressure and risk of atrial fibrillation in men and women; the Tromsø Study. The 24th Norwegian Epidemiology Conference 2017-11-07 - 2017-11-08 2017.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Heart rate and heart disease: the Tromsø Study. Scientific seminar on heart disease in Russian Karelia and Tromsø with professor Tatiana Kuznetsova from Petrozavodsk, Russia and colleagues from UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø 2017-10-18 - 2017-10-18 2017.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. The Tromsø Study: Heart rate and cardiovascular disease and mortality. Petrozavodsk-Tromsø Heart seminar 2017-06-08 - 2017-06-08 2017.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Blood pressure changes and risk of atrial fibrillation: the Tromsø Study. First Annual Meeting: afib.no – the Norwegian National Atrial Fibrillation Research Network 2017-10-19 - 2017-10-20 2017.
  • Ball, Jocasta; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Wilsgaard, Tom; Schirmer, Henrik; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Morseth, Bente; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Njølstad, Inger; Tiwari, Sweta; Sharashova, Ekaterina. Sex differences in the impact of BMI & BMI change on the risk of future atrial fibrillation – insights from the longitudinal, population-based Tromsø Study. American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2017 2017-11-11 - 2017-11-15 2017.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Njølstad, Inger; Mathiesen, Ellisiv B.; Hopstock, Laila Arnesdatter; Ball, Jocasta; Morseth, Bente; Løchen, Maja-Lisa. Long-term changes in systolic blood pressure predict risk of atrial fibrillation in a general population: the Tromsø Study. EuroPrevent 2017 2017-04-06 - 2017-04-08 2017.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Decline in resting heart rate, its association with other variables, and its role in cardiovascular disease: the Tromsø Study. (fulltekst) (sammendrag) 2017 (177) ISBN 978-82-90263-98-5.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Hvilepuls forbindes med framtidig hjerteinfarkt, atrieflimmer, hjerneslag og død. 2016.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Ny gave til Tromsøundersøkelsen. 2016.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Научное исследование выпускницы СГМУ привлекло внимание норвежских СМИ. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Hvilepulsen synker i Tromsø. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Livet går raskere - norske hjerter slår saktere. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Vi har lavere hvilepuls enn før. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Научное исследование выпускницы СГМУ привлекло внимание норвежских СМИ. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brenn, Tormod. Secular changes in cardiovascular risk factors in the general population; the Tromsø Study 1986-2007. The NordicEpi 2015 conference 2015-09-21 - 2015-09-23 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina; Wilsgaard, Tom; Brenn, Tormod. Resting heart rate in the general population is going down, the Tromsø Study 1986-­2007. The Society of Epidemiologic Research 48th Annual Meeting 2015-06-16 - 2015-06-19 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Lavere hvilepuls Hvile­pul­sen vår synker. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Resultatene fra denne studien overrasker forskerne. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Hvilepulsen synker i nord. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Hvilepulsen vår synker. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Lavere hvilepuls. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Hvilepulsen blant nordmenn synker - slik får du den ned. 2015.
  • Sharashova, Ekaterina. Hvilepulsen synker. 2015.
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    Research interests

    Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Atrial Fibrillation, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Public Health, International research cooperation and cooperation in higher education, Norwegian-Russian cooperation.

    Teaching

    Teaching in basic statistics, biostatistics and epidemiology for master, PhD and medical students at the Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Lecturer in cardiovascular epidemiology in Russia (Master and PhD level).



    CV

    EDUCATION

    • 2001 – Secondary School, Vologda, Russia
    • 2007 – MD; School of Medicine, Northern State Medical University, Arkhangelsk, Russia
    • 2008 – Specialist in Surgery, Municipal hospital #1, Arkhangelsk, Russia
    • 2010 – Specialist in General Practice, Semashko Northern Medical Clinical Center, Arkhangelsk, Russia
    • 2011 – MPH; UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    • 2017 – PhD; Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

     

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    • 2009 - 2011 –Project coordinator, International School of Public Health, Arkhangelsk, Russia
    • 2009 - 2016 – Teacher in epidemiology, basic statistics and biostatistics at the master level, International School of Public Health, Arkhangelsk, Russia
    • 2010 - 2012 – The head of Registry Department, Medical Information and Analytical Center, Arkhangelsk, Russia
    • 2012 - 2017 – Research fellow,  Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    • 2012 - now – Teacher of medical statistics, biostatistics and epidemiology for master, PhD and medical students, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    • 2015 - now – Lecturer, the 5-days intensive PhD level course in cardiovascular epidemiology in Russia, Kazan/Samara/Arkhangelsk/Moscow/Novosibirsk, Russia and Tromsø, Norway
    • 2017 - now – Researcher,  Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

     

    RELEVANT TRAINING

    • 2014 – The 46th Ten Day International Teaching Seminar on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention; International Society for Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, Coorg, India
    • 2014 – The Epidemiologic Principles and Methods by Kenneth J. Rothman and Elizabeth E. Hatch, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    • 2014 – Teaching in higher education, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway; 2014

     

    OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

    • Languages: Russian, English, Norwegian
    • Computer skills: SAS, R, SPSS, STATA, Epi Info