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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 (680)

Dietary Fatty Acids, Macronutrient Substitutions, Food Sources and Incidence of Coronary Heart Disease:Findings From the EPIC-CVD Case-Cohort Study Across Nine European Countries

Steur Marinka, Johnson Laura, Sharp Stephen J, Imamura Fumiaki, Sluijs Ivonne, Key Timothy J, Wood Angela, Chowdhury Rajiv, Guevara Marcela, Jakobsen Marianne U, Johansson Ingegerd, Koulman Albert, Overvad Kim, Sánchez Maria-José, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Trichopoulou Antonia, Weiderpass Elisabete, Wennberg Maria, Zheng Ju-Sheng, Boeing Heiner, Boer Jolanda M A, Boutron-Ruault Marie-Christine, Ericson Ulrika, Heath Alicia K, Huybrechts Inge, Imaz Liher, Kaaks Rudolf, Krogh Vittorio, Kühn Tilman, Kyrø Cecilie, Masala Giovanna, Melander Olle, Moreno-Iribas Conchi, Panico Salvatore, Quirós José R, Rodríguez-Barranco Miguel, Sacerdote Carlotta, Santiuste Carmen, Skeie Guri, Tjønneland Anne, Tumino Rosario, Verschuren W M Monique, Zamora-Ros Raul, Dahm Christina C, Perez-Cornago Aurora, Schulze Matthias B, Tong Tammy Y N, Riboli Elio, Wareham Nicholas J, Danesh John, 7 Dec 2021, In: Journal of the American Heart Association. 10 , p. 1-37

Estimating dose-response relationships for vitamin D with coronary heart disease, stroke, and all-cause mortality:observational and Mendelian randomisation analyses

Sofianopoulou Eleni, Kaptoge Stephen K., Afzal Shoaib, Jiang Tao, Gill Dipender, Gundersen Thomas E., Bolton Thomas R., Allara Elias, Arnold Matthew G., Mason Amy M., Chung Ryan, Pennells Lisa A.M., Shi Fanchao, Sun Luanluan, Willeit Peter, Forouhi Nita G., Langenberg Claudia, Sharp Stephen J., Panico Salvatore, Engström Gunnar, Melander Olle, Tong Tammy Y.N., Perez-Cornago Aurora, Norberg Margareta, Johansson Ingegerd, Katzke Verena, Srour Bernard, José Sánchez María, Redondo-Sánchez Daniel, Olsen Anja, Dahm Christina C., Overvad Kim, Brustad Magritt, Skeie Guri, Moreno-Iribas Conchi, Onland-Moret N. Charlotte, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Tsilidis Konstantinos K., Heath Alicia K., Agnoli Claudia, Krogh Vittorio, de Boer Ian H., Kobylecki Camilla Jannie, Çolak Yunus, Zittermann Armin, Sundström Johan, Welsh Paul, Weiderpass Elisabete, Aglago Elom K., Verschuren WM Monique, Dec 2021, In: The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. 9 , p. 837-846 10 p.

Improving early diagnosis of cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes and COPD:protocol of the RED-CVD cluster randomised diagnostic trial

Groenewegen Amy, Zwartkruis Victor W, Rienstra Michiel, Hollander Monika, Koffijberg Hendrik, Cramer Maarten Jan Maria, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Hoes Arno W, de Boer Rudolf A, Rutten Frans H 26 Oct 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11 , p. 1-9

Food biodiversity and total and cause-specific mortality in 9 European countries: An analysis of a prospective cohort study:An analysis of a prospective cohort study

Hanley-Cook Giles T, Huybrechts Inge, Biessy Carine, Remans Roseline, Kennedy Gina, Deschasaux-Tanguy Mélanie, Murray Kris A, Touvier Mathilde, Skeie Guri, Kesse-Guyot Emmanuelle, Argaw Alemayehu, Casagrande Corinne, Nicolas Geneviève, Vineis Paolo, Millett Christopher J, Weiderpass Elisabete, Ferrari Pietro, Dahm Christina C, Bueno-de-Mesquita H Bas, Sandanger Torkjel M, Ibsen Daniel B, Freisling Heinz, Ramne Stina, Jannasch Franziska, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Schulze Matthias B, Tsilidis Konstantinos K, Tjønneland Anne, Ardanaz Eva, Bodén Stina, Cirera Lluís, Gargano Giuliana, Halkjær Jytte, Jakszyn Paula, Johansson Ingegerd, Katzke Verena, Masala Giovanna, Panico Salvatore, Rodriguez-Barranco Miguel, Sacerdote Carlotta, Srour Bernard, Tumino Rosario, Riboli Elio, Gunter Marc J, Jones Andrew D, Lachat Carl 18 Oct 2021, In: PLoS Medicine. 18 , p. 1-23

Worldwide trends in hypertension prevalence and progress in treatment and control from 1990 to 2019:a pooled analysis of 1201 population-representative studies with 104 million participants

Zhou Bin, Carrillo-Larco Rodrigo M., Danaei Goodarz, Riley Leanne M., Paciorek Christopher J., Stevens Gretchen A., Gregg Edward W., Bennett James E., Solomon Bethlehem, Singleton Rosie K., Sophiea Marisa K., Iurilli Maria LC, Lhoste Victor PF, Cowan Melanie J., Savin Stefan, Woodward Mark, Balanova Yulia, Cifkova Renata, Damasceno Albertino, Elliott Paul, Farzadfar Farshad, He Jiang, Ikeda Nayu, Kengne Andre P., Khang Young Ho, Kim Hyeon Chang, Laxmaiah Avula, Lin Hsien Ho, Margozzini Maira Paula, Miranda J. Jaime, Neuhauser Hannelore, Sundström Johan, Varghese Cherian, Widyahening Indah S., Zdrojewski Tomasz, Abarca-Gómez Leandra, Abdeen Ziad A., Abdul Rahim Hanan F., Abu-Rmeileh Niveen M., Acosta-Cazares Benjamin, Adams Robert J., Aekplakorn Wichai, Afsana Kaosar, Afzal Shoaib, Agdeppa Imelda A., Aghazadeh-Attari Javad, Bueno-de-Mesquita H. Bas, Gehring Ulrike, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Verschuren WM Monique, 11 Sep 2021, In: The Lancet. 398 , p. 957-980 24 p.

Long-term exposure to low-level ambient air pollution and incidence of stroke and coronary heart disease:a pooled analysis of six European cohorts within the ELAPSE project

Wolf Kathrin, Hoffmann Barbara, Andersen Zorana J, Atkinson Richard W, Bauwelinck Mariska, Bellander Tom, Brandt Jørgen, Brunekreef Bert, Cesaroni Giulia, Chen Jie, de Faire Ulf, de Hoogh Kees, Fecht Daniela, Forastiere Francesco, Gulliver John, Hertel Ole, Hvidtfeldt Ulla Arthur, Janssen Nicole A H, Jørgensen Jeanette T, Katsouyanni Klea, Ketzel Matthias, Klompmaker Jochem O, Lager Anton, Liu Shuo, MacDonald Conor J, Magnusson Patrik K E, Mehta Amar J, Nagel Gabriele, Oftedal Bente, Pedersen Nancy L, Pershagen Göran, Raaschou-Nielsen Ole, Renzi Matteo, Rizzuto Debora, Rodopoulou Sophia, Samoli Evangelia, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Schramm Sara, Schwarze Per, Sigsgaard Torben, Sørensen Mette, Stafoggia Massimo, Strak Maciek, Tjønneland Anne, Verschuren W M Monique, Vienneau Danielle, Weinmayr Gudrun, Hoek Gerard, Peters Annette, Ljungman Petter L S, 1 Sep 2021, In: The Lancet. Planetary health. 5 , p. e620-e632

Long term exposure to low level air pollution and mortality in eight European cohorts within the ELAPSE project:pooled analysis

Strak Maciej, Weinmayr Gudrun, Rodopoulou Sophia, Chen Jie, de Hoogh Kees, Andersen Zorana J, Atkinson Richard, Bauwelinck Mariska, Bekkevold Terese, Bellander Tom, Boutron-Ruault Marie-Christine, Brandt Jørgen, Cesaroni Giulia, Concin Hans, Fecht Daniela, Forastiere Francesco, Gulliver John, Hertel Ole, Hoffmann Barbara, Hvidtfeldt Ulla Arthur, Janssen Nicole A H, Jöckel Karl-Heinz, Jørgensen Jeanette T, Ketzel Matthias, Klompmaker Jochem O, Lager Anton, Leander Karin, Liu Shuo, Ljungman Petter, Magnusson Patrik K E, Mehta Amar J, Nagel Gabriele, Oftedal Bente, Pershagen Göran, Peters Annette, Raaschou-Nielsen Ole, Renzi Matteo, Rizzuto Debora, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Schramm Sara, Severi Gianluca, Sigsgaard Torben, Sørensen Mette, Stafoggia Massimo, Tjønneland Anne, Verschuren W M Monique, Vienneau Danielle, Wolf Kathrin, Brunekreef Bert, Hoek Gerard, 1 Sep 2021, In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 374 , p. 1-11

Consumption of ultra-processed foods associated with weight gain and obesity in adults:A multi-national cohort study

Cordova Reynalda, Kliemann Nathalie, Huybrechts Inge, Rauber Fernanda, Vamos Eszter P., Levy Renata Bertazzi, Wagner Karl Heinz, Viallon Vivian, Casagrande Corinne, Nicolas Geneviève, Dahm Christina C., Zhang Jie, Halkjær Jytte, Tjønneland Anne, Boutron-Ruault Marie Christine, Mancini Francesca Romana, Laouali Nasser, Katzke Verena, Srour Bernard, Jannasch Franziska, Schulze Matthias B., Masala Giovanna, Grioni Sara, Panico Salvatore, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Derksen Jeroen W.G., Rylander Charlotta, Skeie Guri, Jakszyn Paula, Rodriguez-Barranco Miguel, Huerta José María, Barricarte Aurelio, Brunkwall Lousie, Ramne Stina, Bodén Stina, Perez-Cornago Aurora, Heath Alicia K., Vineis Paolo, Weiderpass Elisabete, Monteiro Carlos Augusto, Gunter Marc J., Millett Christopher, Freisling Heinz Sep 2021, In: Clinical Nutrition. 40 , p. 5079-5088 10 p.

Genetic insights into biological mechanisms governing human ovarian ageing

Ruth Katherine S, Day Felix R, Hussain Jazib, Martínez-Marchal Ana, Aiken Catherine E, Azad Ajuna, Thompson Deborah J, Knoblochova Lucie, Abe Hironori, Tarry-Adkins Jane L, Gonzalez Javier Martin, Fontanillas Pierre, Claringbould Annique, Bakker Olivier B, Sulem Patrick, Walters Robin G, Terao Chikashi, Turon Sandra, Horikoshi Momoko, Lin Kuang, Onland-Moret N Charlotte, Sankar Aditya, Hertz Emil Peter Thrane, Timshel Pascal N, Shukla Vallari, Borup Rehannah, Olsen Kristina W, Aguilera Paula, Ferrer-Roda Mònica, Huang Yan, Stankovic Stasa, Timmers Paul R H J, Ahearn Thomas U, Alizadeh Behrooz Z, Naderi Elnaz, Andrulis Irene L, Arnold Alice M, Aronson Kristan J, Augustinsson Annelie, Bandinelli Stefania, Barbieri Caterina M, Beaumont Robin N, Becher Heiko, Beckmann Matthias W, Benonisdottir Stefania, Bergmann Sven, Bochud Murielle, Boerwinkle Eric, Deelen Patrick, van der Schouw Yvonne T, 4 Aug 2021, In: Nature. 596 , p. 393-397 5 p.

Age at Menopause and Risk of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke

Welten Sabrina J. G. C., Onland-Moret N. Charlotte, Boer Jolanda M. A., Verschuren W. M. Monique, van der Schouw Yvonne T. Aug 2021, In: Stroke. 52 , p. 2583-2591 9 p.

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