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Jutka Halberstadt (PhD), assistant professor at the department of Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the national project manager of Care for Obesity.


Working on improvement of care for children (0-19 y) with overweight and obesity in order to improve their health and quality of life now and in the future. Strong supporter of combining research, policy and practice. Involved in Sarphati Amsterdam (since 2013). Very aware of the need for an integrated intersectoral approach to manage and prevent overweight and obesity.





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Morbid Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences
Life Style Medicine & Life Sciences
Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences
Netherlands Medicine & Life Sciences
Aptitude Medicine & Life Sciences
Weights and Measures Medicine & Life Sciences
Weight Loss Medicine & Life Sciences
Food Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2019

Leefstijlgeneeskunde: reddingsboei of los touw?

Seidell, J. C. & Halberstadt, J., 19 Feb 2019, In : Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 163, 10, 4 p., D6300.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Life Style
Risk Reduction Behavior

Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with severe obesity after intensive lifestyle treatment and at 1-year follow-up

Hoedjes, M., Makkes, S., Halberstadt, J., Noordam, H., Renders, C. M., Bosmans, J. E., Van Der Baan-Slootweg, O. H. & Seidell, J. C., Apr 2018, In : Obesity Facts. 11, 2, p. 116-128 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Morbid Obesity
Life Style
quality of life
Quality of Life

Prospective associations of age at complementary feeding and exclusive breastfeeding duration with body mass index at 5-6 years within different risk groups

Sirkka, O., Vrijkotte, T., Halberstadt, J., Abrahamse-Berkeveld, M., Hoekstra, T., Seidell, J. & Olthof, M., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric Obesity.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Infant Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Breast Feeding
Body Mass Index

Toeleiding naar en voltooiing van leefstijlinterventies voor kinderen met overgewicht en obesitas

Grootens, P., van den Eynde, E., Halberstadt, J., Niemer, S. I. J., Seidell, J. C. & Dedding, C. W. M., 24 Jan 2018, Amsterdam: Care for Obesity. 46 p.

Research output: Book / ReportReportProfessional

Open Access

Wat zorgt ervoor dat kinderen met overgewicht of obesitas een leefstijlinterventie starten en afmaken?

Niemer, S. I. J., Halberstadt, J. & Dedding, C., 11 Sep 2018

Research output: Online publication or Non-textual formOnline publication or WebsitePopular

Press / Media

Nieuwe handvatten tegen overgewicht bij kinderen

J. Halberstadt


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Kerst op de Zuidas

Jaap Seidell & J. Halberstadt


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other