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Prof.dr. F.J. van Lenthe PhD - click to enlarge
Prof.dr. F.J. van Lenthe PhD
Professor Social Epidemiology
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Frank J van Lenthe is Associate Professor of Social Epidemiology at the Department of Public Health of Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam. He is also appointed as Professor Spatial Diversity and Inequality in Urban Health ay Utrecht University


He is Fellow of the International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity, and former editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity (Impact Factor 4.11). Frank is registered as Epidemiologist B since 1998.

Positions:

2009 - Associate Professor Social Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam. Permanent position, part-time (1.0 fte).

2004–2009: Assistant Professor Social Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam. Permanent position, part-time (0.9 fte).

1998–2004: Senior researcher, Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam. Fixed-term position (0.8 fte)

1998: PhD in Medicine PhD-thesis. The development of a central pattern of body fat from adolescence into adulthood: the Amsterdam Growth and Health Longitudinal Study. Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Promotor: Prof.dr. HCG Kemper.

1996–1998: Junior researcher, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Fixed-term position, full-time.

1992-1996:Junior researcher, Department of Health Sciences with respect to Human Movement, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Fixed-term position, full-time.


Education:

1992: Msc Human Movement Sciences. Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands.