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Joreintje Mackenbach is a registered epidemiologist and assistant professor at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Amsterdam Public Health research institute, based at the VU University Medical Center.

Joreintje has a background in Health Sciences (Policy & Management and Public Health) and obtained her PhD in 2016 (cum laude) with a thesis on 'obesogenic environments'. She is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher on the upstream determinants of lifestyle behaviours and chronic disease risk.

In 2017, she received a personal research grant from NWO. With this Veni, she will investigate how the food environment influences food choices, and why this may be different for different types of people. In addition, Joreintje is project manager of the Supreme Nudge project, a 5-year project financed by the Dutch Heart Foundation and ZonMw, that uses environmental interventions to improve cardiometabolic health.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Erasmus University Medical Center

Master, instituut voor Beleid en Management van de Gezondheidszorg

Bachelor, instituut voor Beleid en Management van de Gezondheidszorg

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Research Output 2012 2019

Exploring the Relation of Spatial Access to Fast Food Outlets With Body Weight: A Mediation Analysis

Mackenbach, J. D., Charreire, H. L., Glonti, K., Bárdos, H., Rutter, H., Compernolle, S., de Bourdeaudhuij, I., Nijpels, G., Brug, J., Oppert, J-M. & Lakerveld, J., 2019, In : Environment and Behavior. 51, 4, p. 401-430

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Het Supreme Nudge-project: Preventie van hart- en vaatziekten door aanpassingen in de leefomgeving

Mackenbach, JD., Lakerveld, J. & Beulens, JWJ., Apr 2019, In : Voeding nu. p. 28-30 3 p., 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Internal and external predictors of engaging and adhering to physical activity

Teixeira, P. J., Carraça, E. V. & Mackenbach, JD., 26 Feb 2019, APA Handbook of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Anshel, M. (ed.). Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

Socioeconomic and ethnic differences in the relation between dietary costs and dietary quality: the HELIUS study

Mackenbach, J. D., Dijkstra, S. C., Beulens, J. W. J., Seidell, J. C., Snijder, M. B., Stronks, K., Monsivais, P. & Nicolaou, M., 2019, In : Nutrition Journal. 18, 1, 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

The association between population density and blood lipid levels in Dutch blood donors

de Groot, R., Hoenink, J. C., Mackenbach, J. D., den Braver, N. R., Pinho, M. G. M., Brassinga, D., Prinsze, F. J., Timmer, T. C., de Kort, W. L. A. M., Brug, J., van den Hurk, K. & Lakerveld, J., 4 Feb 2019, In : International Journal of Health Geographics. 18, 1, p. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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