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Esther obtained her Master’s degree in Biological Health Science (cum laude) at Maastricht University in 2003. In that same year she started working on her PhD project on the burden and treatment of obesity and associated co-morbidities in the general adult population at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht and the Municipal Health Service Utrecht. During her PhD, Esther obtained her Master’s degree in Epidemiology at the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2005) and conducted research at the Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA (2007). After her PhD defense in 2008, she worked as a cabin attendant, clinical research assistant at Julius Clinical and health market researcher at GfK Netherlands. Since 2012, Esther works as a lecturer at the department of Environment and Health. She is involved in the coordination and teaching of several courses in the Bachelor Health and Life Sciences and she is the chairman of the Programme Committee of Health and Life Sciences. 

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Primary Health Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Intra-Abdominal Fat Medicine & Life Sciences
Weights and Measures Medicine & Life Sciences
Adiposity Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Self Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Cardiovascular Diseases Medicine & Life Sciences
Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences

Research Output 2007 2010

Effect of nutritional counselling and nutritional plus exercise counselling in overweight adults: a randomized trial in multidisciplinary primary care practice

Molenaar, E. A., van Ameijden, E. J. C., Vergouwe, Y., Grobbee, D. E. & Numans, M. E., Apr 2010, In : Family Practice. 27, 2, p. 143-50 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Counseling
Primary Health Care
Waist Circumference
Exercise
Nutritionists

Association of lifestyle factors with abdominal subcutaneous and visceral adiposity: the Framingham Heart Study

Molenaar, E. A., Massaro, J. M., Jacques, P. F., Pou, K. M., Ellison, R. C., Hoffmann, U., Pencina, K., Shadwick, S. D., Vasan, R. S., O'Donnell, C. J. & Fox, C. S., Mar 2009, In : Diabetes Care. 32, 3, p. 505-10 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Intra-Abdominal Fat
Adiposity
Life Style
Subcutaneous Fat
Nutrition Policy

Aanzienlijke comorbiditeit bij volwassenen met overgewicht: resultaten uit het 'Leidsche Rijn Gezondheidsproject'

Molenaar, E. A., Numans, M. E., van Ameijden, E. J. C. & Grobbee, D. E., 8 Nov 2008, In : Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 152, 45, p. 2457-63 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Comorbidity
Primary Health Care
Mental Health
Odds Ratio
Quality of Life

Burden and rates of treatment and control of cardiovascular disease risk factors in obesity: the Framingham Heart Study

Molenaar, E. A., Hwang, S-J., Vasan, R. S., Grobbee, D. E., Meigs, J. B., D'Agostino, R. B., Levy, D. & Fox, C. S., Jul 2008, In : Diabetes Care. 31, 7, p. 1367-72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Cardiovascular Diseases
Obesity
Weights and Measures
Therapeutics
Hypertension

Comparison of routine care self-reported and biometrical data on hypertension and diabetes: results of the Utrecht Health Project

Molenaar, E. A., Van Ameijden, E. J. C., Grobbee, D. E. & Numans, M. E., Apr 2007, In : European Journal of Public Health. 17, 2, p. 199-205 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Self Care
Hypertension
Health
Population Characteristics
Self Report