Employees department of Public Health



Prof.dr. F.J. van Lenthe PhD - click to enlarge
Prof.dr. F.J. van Lenthe PhD
Professor Social Epidemiology
Biography Research Interests Projects Publications Working papers Memberships Contact
Some current projects

  • Promoting Mental Wellbeing In The Ageing Urban Population: Determinants, Policies And Interventions In European Cities. Horizon 2020, PHC 22. Coordinator, Principal investigator. 
 
  • 2014: De kracht van sportevenementen. ZonMW Programma Preventie. Principal applicant. 149.500 euro
 
  • 2012: Understanding socioeconomic inequalities in health behaviours. ZonMW TOP Programme. Grant, Budget: 671.423 euro. Principal investigator.  
PhD-thesis supervision

Co-promotor of dr. ir. G.C. Kloek: Process and effect evaluation of a
community-based intervention program to improve determinants of health in
deprived neighbourhoods in Eindhoven. 10 November 2004. Promotor:
Prof.dr. J.P. Mackenbach.

Co-promotor of dr. M. Avendano-Pabon: Understanding socio-economic
disparities in stroke. An international perspective. Print Partners Ipskamp,
Enschede, the Netherlands, 8 december 2006. Promotor: Prof.dr. J.P.
Mackenbach.

Co-supervisor of dr. K. vanHeusden. Mental health problems and barriers to
service use in Dutch young adults. Print Partners Ipskamp, Enschede, the
Netherlands. 30 January 2008. Promotor: Prof.dr. J.P. Mackenbach and prof.
Dr. F.C. Verhulst.
 
Co-promotor of dr. C.B.M. Kamphuis. Explaining socio-economic inequalities in health behaviours: the role of the environmental factors. The Netherlands Institute for Social Research/SCP, The Hague, the Netherlands. 8 October 2008. Promotor: Prof.dr. JP Mackenbach.
 
Co-promotor of dr. M.A. Beenackers. Physical activity. The interplay between individual and neighbourhood factors. Optima Grafische Communicatie, 12 April 2013. Promotor: Prof.dr. ir. A. Burdorf.

Co-promotor of dr. S. Bouthoorn. Socioeconomic and ethnic inequalities in biological risk factors of CVD in early life: the Generation R study. 3 March 2015. Promotor: Prof.dr. H. Raat, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Co-promotor of dr. W van Ansum. Environmental determinants of childhood obesity. 17 April 2015. Promotor: Prof. Dr. D. van de Mheen. Institute for Addiction Research, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Co-promotor of M. Jonker. Summary measures and determinants of small-area population health. 10 February 2016. Promotor: Prof. Dr. JP Mackenbach and prof.dr.ir. A. Burdorf, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Co-promotor of A. Etman. Working title PhD-thesis: Influence of physical activity and built environment on functional limitations among older persons in an urban context. 22 February 2017. Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Co-promotor of Y. Hu. Working title PhD-thesis: Social determinants of population health, 23 September 2017. Promotor: Prof. Dr. JP Mackenbach, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Co-promotor of K. van Hedel. Working title PhD-thesis: Work-life strain and mortality: an international perspective”. Expected defence: Winter 2016. Promotor: Prof. Dr. JP Mackenbach, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Co-promotor of D. Blok. Working title PhD-thesis: Is the spread of behavioural risk factors of chronic diseases contagious? Expected defence: Winter 2016. Promotor: Prof. Dr. JH Richardus, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Co-promotor of S. Lopez Working title PhD- thesis: Socioeconomic inequalities in overweight and obesity in middle and low income countries”. Expected defence: Winter, 2016. Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. A. Burdorf, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 
 
Co-promotor of O. Erdem: Working title PhD- thesis: Social cohesion and mental health in the Dutch urban context”. Expected defence: Spring 2017. Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. A. Burdorf, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 

Co-promotor of J. Oude Groeniger Working title PhD- thesis: Socio-cultural explanations of socioeconomic inequalities in health behaviours. Expected defence: Winter, 2017. Prof.dr.JP Mackenbach, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands. 

Co-promotor of L. Dwyer-Lindgren. Working title PhD- thesis: Geographic patterns and within-country disparities in the prevalence of health-related behaviors and risk factors. Expected defence: Winter, 2017. Prof.dr.JP Mackenbach, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, the Netherlands.