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  • Coordinator Horizon2020 collaborative project PROMISS (grant agreement no. 678732)   2014-2020
  • Coordinator KP7 collaborative project MooDFOOD (grant agreement no. 613598)   2013-2018
  • Co-coordinator HDHL JPI Knowledge Hub MaNuEL   2016-2018
  • Member Steering Board Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam  2012-present
  • Head section Nutrition and Health, department of Health Sciences, faculty of Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Ancillary activities

  • Gezondheidsraad | Den Haag | Voorzitter vaste Commissie Voeding lid Gezondheidsraad | 2018-01-24 - present

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Ancillary activities

  • Chair of Standing committee Nutrition - Health Council of the Netherlands
  • Chair Special Interest Group Nutrition - European Union Geriatric Medicine Society
  • Member CTB committee for registration as Nutritional Scientist
  • Member Scientific Board - Dutch Steering Group Malnutrition


  • Coordinator and lecturer ‘Research Integrity’ course, mandatory for all PhD students of Faculty of Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Main lecturer ‘Geriatrics and Aging’ of the BSc program Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer in BSc courses ‘Nutrition and Health’ and ‘Nutritional research in practice’ of the Health Sciences program, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer in MSc courses ‘Public Health Nutrition’ of the Health Sciences program, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer in Pre-MSc course ‘Voedingsleer en onderzoek’ of the Health Sciences program, VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer BSc course 'Nutrition'of the Amsterdam University College, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer European Academy for Medicine of Ageing (EAMA) Advanced Postgraduate Course in Geriatrics, Blankenberge / Brussels, Belgium.
  • Lecturer Student en Voeding VU University Medical Center, SELF-course (Students Experienced in Lifestyle and Food), Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer, Geriatric Dental Care, Academic Centre for Dentistry (ACTA), Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • Lecturer, Leyden Academy of Aging, Leiden University, the Netherlands.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Academic qualification

Human Nutrition, PhD, Body composition and energy metabolism in elderly people, Wageningen University

Award Date: 6 Sept 1995

Human Nutrition, Master, Wageningen University

Award Date: 27 Aug 1990


  • R Medicine
  • Healthy aging, Nutrition, Malnutrition, Physical activity, Sedentary behaviour, Sarcopenia


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