Trudy Voortman is a nutrition scientist and epidemiologist.
She works at the department of Epidemiology of Erasmus MC, where she leads the Nutrition & Lifestyle research group. Her group's research focuses on the role of nutrition and lifestyle in health throughout the lifecourse, with studies embedded in several large population-based cohorts, including the Rotterdam Study and the Generation R Study.
Dr. Voortman holds a BSc and an MSc degree in Nutrition and Health from Wageningen University, an MSc degree in Epidemiology from the Netherlands Institute of Health Sciences, and a PhD degree in Epidemiology from Erasmus University.
Previously, she worked as nutrition scientist at Unilever, Harvard School of Public Health, Nestlé and UC Berkeley.
Field(s) of expertise
- Physical Activity
- Lifecourse Epidemiology