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dr. W.M.M. (W.M. Monique) Verschuren

dr. W.M.M. (W.M. Monique) Verschuren

Full Professor
dr. W.M.M. (W.M. Monique) Verschuren
  • Department of Public Health, Healthcare Innovation & Evaluation and Medical Humanities (PHM)
  • Julius Center Research Program Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Research Programs

Circulatory Health

Biography

Biography

Monique Verschuren studied Human Nutrion (Wageningen University), specializing in Epidemiology. She is a professor of ‘Healthy Vascular Ageing in public health perspective’ and Head of the Department ‘Determinants of Chronic Diseases’ at Centre for Nutrition, Prevention and Health Services of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in Bilthoven. Main research topics are dietary and lifestyle determinants of cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline and healthy ageing with a focus on public health implications. She is the principal investigator of the Doetinchem Cohort Study, an ongoing longitudinal study that started in 1987, PI of the Dutch EPIC-MORGEN cohort and member of the international Steering Committee of the EPIC-Study (European Prospective Study into Nutrition and Cancer). She was responsible for the chapter on diet, smoking and physical activity in the 2012 ‘’European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice”. At present she is member of 2 ESC Task Forces that are preparing the 2016 European Guideline on CVD Prevention respectively the Guideline on Lipid Management. She is co-author of over 250 international peer-reviewed papers (H-index=50).

Side Activities

Member  Joint European Societies’ Task Force for Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice Member  ESC-EAS Task Force for Guidelines on Dyslipidaemias Member European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR) Chair Elect section Prevention, Epidemiology and Population Science of the EACPR Member ‘ Adviescommissie Cijfers’, Dutch Heart Foundation

 

Research Output (166)

Anti-Müllerian Hormone Levels and Risk of Cancer in Women

Verdiesen Renée M G, van Gils Carla H, Stellato Rebecca K, Verschuren W M Monique, Broekmans Frank J M, de Kat Annelien C, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Onland-Moret N Charlotte jan 2021, In: Maturitas. 143 , p. 216-222 7 p.

Genome-wide association study of intracranial aneurysms identifies 17 risk loci and genetic overlap with clinical risk factors

Bakker Mark K., van der Spek Rick A.A., van Rheenen Wouter, Morel Sandrine, Bourcier Romain, Hostettler Isabel C., Alg Varinder S., van Eijk Kristel R., Koido Masaru, Akiyama Masato, Terao Chikashi, Matsuda Koichi, Walters Robin, Lin Kuang, Li Liming, Millwood Iona Y., Chen Zhengming, Rouleau Guy A., Zhou Sirui, Rannikmäe Kristiina, Sudlow Cathie L.M., Houlden Henry, van den Berg Leonard H., Dina Christian, Naggara Olivier, Gentric Jean Christophe, Shotar Eimad, Eugène François, Desal Hubert, Winsvold Bendik S., Børte Sigrid, Johnsen Marianne Bakke, Brumpton Ben M., Sandvei Marie Søfteland, Willer Cristen J., Hveem Kristian, Zwart John Anker, Verschuren W. M.Monique, Friedrich Christoph M., Hirsch Sven, Schilling Sabine, Dauvillier Jérôme, Martin Olivier, Bian Zheng, Chen Junshi, Klijn Catharina J.M., Rinkel Gabriel J.E., Lindgren Antti, Veldink Jan H., Ruigrok Ynte M., , , , , , , dec 2020, In: Nature Genetics. 52 , p. 1303-1313 11 p.

Association between nutritional profiles of foods underlying Nutri-Score front-of-pack labels and mortality:EPIC cohort study in 10 European countries

Deschasaux Mélanie, Huybrechts Inge, Julia Chantal, Hercberg Serge, Egnell Manon, Srour Bernard, Kesse-Guyot Emmanuelle, Latino-Martel Paule, Biessy Carine, Casagrande Corinne, Murphy Neil, Jenab Mazda, Ward Heather A, Weiderpass Elisabete, Overvad Kim, Tjønneland Anne, Rostgaard-Hansen Agnetha Linn, Boutron-Ruault Marie-Christine, Mancini Francesca Romana, Mahamat-Saleh Yahya, Kühn Tilman, Katzke Verena, Bergmann Manuela M, Schulze Matthias B, Trichopoulou Antonia, Karakatsani Anna, Peppa Eleni, Masala Giovanna, Agnoli Claudia, De Magistris Maria Santucci, Tumino Rosario, Sacerdote Carlotta, Boer Jolanda Ma, Verschuren Wm Monique, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Skeie Guri, Braaten Tonje, Redondo M Luisa, Agudo Antonio, Petrova Dafina, Colorado-Yohar Sandra M, Barricarte Aurelio, Amiano Pilar, Sonestedt Emily, Ericson Ulrika, Otten Julia, Sundström Björn, Wareham Nicholas J, Forouhi Nita G, Vineis Paolo, 16 sep 2020, In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 370 , p. 1-13

Glycemic index, glycemic load, and risk of coronary heart disease: a pan-European cohort study

Sieri Sabina, Agnoli Claudia, Grioni Sara, Weiderpass Elisabete, Mattiello Amalia, Sluijs Ivonne, Sanchez Maria Jose, Jakobsen Marianne Uhre, Sweeting Michael, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Nilsson Lena Maria, Wennberg Patrik, Katzke Verena A., Kuhn Tilman, Overvad Kim, Tong Tammy Y. N., Conchi Moreno-Iribas, Ramon Quiros Jose, Manuel Garcia-Torrecillas Juan, Mokoroa Olatz, Gomez Jesus-Humberto, Tjonneland Anne, Sonestedt Emiliy, Trichopoulou Antonia, Karakatsani Anna, Valanou Elissavet, Boer Jolanda M. A., Verschuren W. M. Monique, Boutron-Ruault Marie-Christine, Fagherazzi Guy, Madika Anne-Laure, Bergmann Manuela M., Schulze Matthias B., Ferrari Pietro, Freisling Heinz, Lennon Hannah, Sacerdote Carlotta, Masala Giovanna, Tumino Rosario, Riboli Elio, Wareham Nicholas J., Danesh John, Forouhi Nita G., Butterworth Adam S., Krogh Vittorio 1 sep 2020, In: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 112 , p. 631-643 13 p.

To what extent do dietary costs explain socio-economic differences in dietary behavior?

Hoenink Jody C., Beulens Joline W.J., Harbers Marjolein C., Boer Jolanda M.A., Dijkstra S. Coosje, Nicolaou Mary, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Sluijs Ivonne, Verschuren W. M.Monique, Waterlander Wilma, Mackenbach Joreintje D. 24 aug 2020, In: nutrition journal. 19 1 p.

Prediction of individualized lifetime benefit from cholesterol lowering, blood pressure lowering, antithrombotic therapy, and smoking cessation in apparently healthy people

Jaspers Nicole E.M., Blaha Michael J., Matsushita Kunihiro, Van Der Schouw Yvonne T., Wareham Nicholas J., Khaw Kay Tee, Geisel Marie H., Lehmann Nils, Erbel Raimund, Jöckel Karl Heinz, Van Der Graaf Yolanda, Verschuren W. M.Monique, Boer Jolanda M.A., Nambi Vijay, Visseren Frank L.J., Dorresteijn Jannick A.N. 14 mrt 2020, In: European heart journal. 41 , p. 1190-1199 10 p.

The associations of major foods and fibre with risks of ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke:a prospective study of 418 329 participants in the EPIC cohort across nine European countries

Tong Tammy Y N, Appleby Paul N, Key Timothy J, Dahm Christina C, Overvad Kim, Olsen Anja, Tjønneland Anne, Katzke Verena, Kühn Tilman, Boeing Heiner, Karakatsani Anna, Peppa Eleni, Trichopoulou Antonia, Weiderpass Elisabete, Masala Giovanna, Grioni Sara, Panico Salvatore, Tumino Rosario, Boer Jolanda M A, Verschuren W M Monique, Quirós J Ramón, Agudo Antonio, Rodríguez-Barranco Miguel, Imaz Liher, Chirlaque María-Dolores, Moreno-Iribas Conchi, Engström Gunnar, Sonestedt Emily, Lind Marcus, Otten Julia, Khaw Kay-Tee, Aune Dagfinn, Riboli Elio, Wareham Nicholas J, Imamura Fumiaki, Forouhi Nita G, di Angelantonio Emanuele, Wood Angela M, Butterworth Adam S, Perez-Cornago Aurora 24 feb 2020, In: European heart journal. 41 , p. 2632-2640 9 p.

Pure Fruit Juice and Fruit Consumption Are Not Associated with Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes after Adjustment for Overall Dietary Quality in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Netherlands (EPIC-NL) Study

Scheffers Floor R, Wijga Alet H, Verschuren W M Monique, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Sluijs Ivonne, Smit Henriëtte A, Boer Jolanda M A 14 jan 2020, In: Journal of Nutrition. 150 , p. 1470-1477 8 p.

Adherence to the Dutch dietary guidelines and 15-year incidence of heart failure in the EPIC-NL cohort

Harbers Marjolein C, de Kroon A Marleen, Boer Jolanda M A, Asselbergs Folkert W, Geleijnse Johanna M, Verschuren W M Monique, van der Schouw Yvonne T, Sluijs Ivonne 7 jan 2020, In: European Journal of Nutrition. 59 , p. 3405-3413 9 p.

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