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Ivonne Derks is a postdoctoral researcher and scientific teacher at the department of Clinical Psychology. Her research is mainly focused on eating behaviors, eating disorders and obesity development in children and adolescents. Most projects are embedded in The Generation R Study, a large population-based prospective cohort study situated in Rotterdam. Ivonne obtained her PhD degree in September 2019 with her thesis entitled “Behavioral determinants and consequences of childhood adiposity” at the department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology, Erasmus Medical Center. Research Gate:\_Derks

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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