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University Medical Center Groningen

R.G. (Regien) Biesma-Blanco

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Global public health specialist/ epidemiologist  with more  than 15 years experience in global health research and teaching, specifically epidemiology, health systems & policy and implementation research. My research is focused on estimating and reducing the disparity gap in reproductive, maternal and child health and nutrition. A particular research interest is the double burden of malnutrition and implementing interdisciplinary interventions for improving adolescent, maternal and child nutrition in poor resource settings, such as refugee settlements and urban slums.

Other positions

Fellow Global Health Law Groningen Research Centre
Visiting Fellow Human Development and Health, University of Southampton
Adjunct Senior Lecturer Master of Public Health, University of Limerick (Ireland)
Senior member of the ‚Äč‚ÄčNNEdPro Key Collaborators Network Global Centre for Nutrition and Health (Cambridge, UK)
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Lifecourse Nutrition Center, Agder University, Norway
UMCG representative of the Netherlands Working Group on international Nutrition (NWGN)
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Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands