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prof. dr. ir. Y.T. (Yvonne) van der Schouw

prof. dr. ir. Y.T. (Yvonne) van der Schouw

Full Professor
prof. dr. ir. Y.T. (Yvonne) van der Schouw
  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Julius Center Research Program Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Research Programs

Circulatory Health

Biography

Biography

Yvonne van der Schouw obtained an MSc degree in Human Nutrition at Wageningen University and a PhD in Epidemiology at Nijmegen University, and is an SMBWO-registered Investigator in Epidemiology as well as Nutritional Sciences. In 2008 she was appointed as Professor of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care of the University Medical Center Utrecht. In 2001-2002 she was a visiting associate professor at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA. From 2008-2019 she was director of the Julius Center research program on Cardiovascular Epidemiology. From October 2019 to October 2021, she was Quartermaster Prevention for the UMCU strategic research program Circulatory Health and the Julius Center.

Her research program has two focuses. One is the role of diet and nutrition in prevention and treatment of cardiometabolic diseases. The other is unravelling the role of (female) reproductive risk factors in occurrence and progression of cardiovascular disease.

Side Activities

- Member of College voor Toetsing en Beoordeling van de Vereniging voor Epidemiologie (van 01/07/2022 tot 30/06/2025).

- Board member of SMBWO, the Foundation for Biomedical Scientific Research Training (sinds 01/01/2018).

- Editor of Maturitas, journal of European Menopause and Andropause Society (From 01/01/2007 tot 31/12/2021)

Fellowship and Awards

2000: appointment as Associate Professor through the Aspasia Program, NWO, for the promotion of female assistant professors to associate professor

Research Output (698)

Long-term exposure to air pollution and mortality from dementia, psychiatric disorders, and suicide in a large pooled European cohort:ELAPSE study

Andersen Zorana J., Zhang Jiawei, Jørgensen Jeanette T., Samoli Evangelia, Liu Shuo, Chen Jie, Strak Maciej, Wolf Kathrin, Weinmayr Gudrun, Rodopolou Sophia, Remfry Elizabeth, de Hoogh Kees, Bellander Tom, Brandt Jørgen, Concin Hans, Zitt Emanuel, Fecht Daniela, Forastiere Francesco, Gulliver John, Hoffmann Barbara, Hvidtfeldt Ulla A., Monique Verschuren W. M., Jöckel Karl Heinz, So Rina, Cole-Hunter Tom, Mehta Amar J., Mortensen Laust H., Ketzel Matthias, Lager Anton, Leander Karin, Ljungman Petter, Severi Gianluca, Boutron-Ruault Marie Christine, Magnusson Patrik K.E., Nagel Gabriele, Pershagen Göran, Rizzuto Debora, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Schramm Sara, Stafoggia Massimo, Katsouyanni Klea, Brunekreef Bert, Hoek Gerard, Lim Youn Hee Dec 2022, In: Environment International. 170

Mild-to-Moderate Kidney Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease:Observational and Mendelian Randomization Analyses

Gaziano Liam, Sun Luanluan, Arnold Matthew, Bell Steven, Cho Kelly, Kaptoge Stephen K, Song Rebecca J, Burgess Stephen, Posner Daniel C, Mosconi Katja, Robinson-Cohen Cassianne, Mason Amy M, Bolton Thomas R, Tao Ran, Allara Elias, Schubert Petra, Chen Lingyan, Staley James R, Staplin Natalie, Altay Servet, Amiano Pilar, Arndt Volker, Ärnlöv Johan, Barr Elizabeth L M, Björkelund Cecilia, Boer Jolanda M A, Brenner Hermann, Casiglia Edoardo, Chiodini Paolo, Cooper Jackie A, Coresh Josef, Cushman Mary, Dankner Rachel, Davidson Karina W, de Jongh Renate T, Donfrancesco Chiara, Engström Gunnar, Freisling Heinz, de la Cámara Agustín Gómez, Gudnason Vilmundur, Hankey Graeme J, Hansson Per-Olof, Heath Alicia K, Hoorn Ewout J, Imano Hironori, Jassal Simerjot K, Kaaks Rudolf, Onland-Moret Charlotte, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Monique Verschuren W M, 15 Nov 2022, In: Circulation. 146 , p. 1507-1517 11 p.

Circulating anti-Müllerian hormone levels and markers of subclinical cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and older men

Verdiesen Renee M. G., Onland-Moret N. Charlotte, van Gils Carla H., van der Schouw Yvonne T. Sep 2022, In: Maturitas. 163 , p. 38-45 8 p.

Anti-Müllerian Hormone and Cardiometabolic Disease in Women:A Two-Sample Mendelian Randomization Study

Verdiesen Renée M.G., von Berg Joanna, Said M Abdullah, van der Harst Pim, Mahajan Anubha, van Gils Carla H., van der Schouw Yvonne T., Onland-Moret N. Charlotte 25 Jul 2022, In: Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine. 23

Pre-screening to guide coronary artery calcium scoring for early identification of high-risk individuals in the general population

Ties Daan, van der Ende Yldau M, Pundziute Gabija, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Bots Michiel L, Xia Congying, van Ooijen Peter M A, Pelgrim Gert Jan, Vliegenthart Rozemarijn, van der Harst Pim 19 Jul 2022, In: European Heart Journal Cardiovascular Imaging. 24 , p. 27-35 9 p.

Long-Term Exposure to Source-Specific Fine Particles and Mortality─A Pooled Analysis of 14 European Cohorts within the ELAPSE Project

Chen Jie, Hoek Gerard, de Hoogh Kees, Rodopoulou Sophia, Andersen Zorana J, Bellander Tom, Brandt Jørgen, Fecht Daniela, Forastiere Francesco, Gulliver John, Hertel Ole, Hoffmann Barbara, Hvidtfeldt Ulla Arthur, Verschuren W M Monique, Jöckel Karl-Heinz, Jørgensen Jeanette T, Katsouyanni Klea, Ketzel Matthias, Méndez Diego Yacamán, Leander Karin, Liu Shuo, Ljungman Petter, Faure Elodie, Magnusson Patrik K E, Nagel Gabriele, Pershagen Göran, Peters Annette, Raaschou-Nielsen Ole, Rizzuto Debora, Samoli Evangelia, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Schramm Sara, Severi Gianluca, Stafoggia Massimo, Strak Maciej, Sørensen Mette, Tjønneland Anne, Weinmayr Gudrun, Wolf Kathrin, Zitt Emanuel, Brunekreef Bert, Thurston George D 5 Jul 2022, In: Environmental Science and Technology. 56 , p. 9277-9290 14 p.

Correction:Reducing cardiometabolic risk in adults with a low socioeconomic position: protocol of the Supreme Nudge parallel cluster-randomised controlled supermarket trial

Stuber Josine M, Mackenbach Joreintje D, de Boer Femke E, de Bruijn Gert-Jan, Gillebaart Marleen, Harbers Marjolein C, Hoenink Jody C, Klein Michel C A, Middel Cédric N H, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Schuitmaker-Warnaar Tjerk Jan, Velema Elizabeth, Vos Anne L, Waterlander Wilma E, Lakerveld Jeroen, Beulens Joline W J 28 Jun 2022, In: nutrition journal. 21

Exposure to surrounding greenness and natural-cause and cause-specific mortality in the ELAPSE pooled cohort

Bereziartua Ainhoa, Chen Jie, de Hoogh Kees, Rodopoulou Sophia, Andersen Zorana J., Bellander Tom, Brandt Jørgen, Fecht Daniela, Forastiere Francesco, Gulliver John, Hertel Ole, Hoffmann Barbara, Arthur Hvidtfeldt Ulla, Verschuren W. M.Monique, Jöckel Karl Heinz, Jørgensen Jeanette T., Katsouyanni Klea, Ketzel Matthias, Hjertager Krog Norun, Brynedal Boel, Leander Karin, Liu Shuo, Ljungman Petter, Faure Elodie, Magnusson Patrik K.E., Nagel Gabriele, Pershagen Göran, Raaschou-Nielsen Ole, Renzi Matteo, Rizzuto Debora, Samoli Evangelia, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Schramm Sara, Severi Gianluca, Stafoggia Massimo, Strak Maciej, Sørensen Mette, Tjønneland Anne, Weinmayr Gudrun, Wolf Kathrin, Zitt Emanuel, Brunekreef Bert, Hoek Gerard 11 Jun 2022, In: Environment International. 166 , p. 1-13

Physical activity attenuates but does not eliminate coronary heart disease risk amongst adults with risk factors:EPIC-CVD case-cohort study

Fortuin-de Smidt Melony C, Sewe Maquins Odhiambo, Lasalle Camille, Weiderpass Elisabete, Andersson Jonas, Huerta José María, Ekelund Ulf, Aleksandrova Krasimira, Tong Tammy Yn, Dahm Christina C, Tjønneland Anne, Kyrø Cecilie, Steindorf Karen, Schulze Matthias B, Katzke Verena, Sacerdote Carlotta, Agnoli Claudia, Masala Giovanna, Tumino Rosario, Panico Salvatore, Boer Jolanda Ma, Onland-Moret N Charlotte, Wendel-Vos Gc Wanda, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Borch Kristin Benjaminsen, Agudo Antonio, Petrova Dafina, Chirlaque María-Dolores, Conchi Moreno-Iribas, Amiano Pilar, Melander Olle, Heath Alicia K, Aune Dagfinn, Forouhi Nita G, Langenberg Claudia, Brage Soren, Riboli Elio, Wareham Nicholas J, Danesh John, Butterworth Adam S, Wennberg Patrik 11 Apr 2022, In: European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 29 , p. 1618-1629 12 p.

Is early menopause a potential criterion for cardiovascular risk screening to detect high risk in a multi-ethnic population?:The Helius study

Reilingh A Y A M, van den Meiracker T R M, Bolijn R, Galenkamp H, Moll van Charante E P, van der Schouw Y T, van Valkengoed I G M 21 Mar 2022, In: Maturitas. 162 , p. 1-7 7 p.

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