Field(s) of expertise
- Pediatric Endocrinology.
- Obesity in children and adolescents.
- Genetic Obesity.
- HPA-axis; Cortisol.
- Scalp hair cortisol.
In the media
Societal impact: Selected as ’Topdokters’(Top Doctor) on Dutch TV and invited pediatric endocrinologist in TV programs and newspapers.
On Dutch tv:
Topdokters (Series RTL4, weekly 8x; 1 million viewers 2019), NOS Journaal, Jeugdjournaal, Brandpunt, Zorg.nu, RTL4nieuws, SBS6 shownieuws.
NRC, AD, Volkskrant.
These contributions are aimed, among other things, to shift the societal stigma on obesity in the Netherlands.