Research interests

Public health, social epidemiology, population health, disparities in health, life course and ageing, the US health disadvantage

Specifically:
(explaining) socioeconomic inequalities in health, social determinants of health and mortality, family factors and (mental) health, life course approaches to health and health disparities, work-family trajectories, cross-national differences in health

Project involvement

Datasets experience

  • Demetriq – data collected in the project ‘Developing Methodologies to Reduce Inequalities in the Determinants of Health’
  • EKSY – Random sample of the longitudinal population data file of Statistics Finland
  • ERFI – Étude des Relations Familiales et Intergénerationnelles
  • Eurothine – data collected in the project ‘Tackling Health Inequalities in Europe’
  • Euro-GBD-SE – data collected in the project ‘The potential for reduction of health inequalities in Europe’
  • GLOBE – Gezondheid en Levens Omstandigheden Bevolking Eindhoven en Omstreken (a prospective cohort study in the Netherlands)
  • HRS – Health and Retirement Study
  • IHIS – Integrated Health Interview Survey (NHIS data harmonized by IPUMS)
  • NHIS – US National Health Interview Survey
  • SHARE – Survey of Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe (including the retrospective data)

Peer reviewer for journals (listed alphabetically)

American Journal of Public Health; Demography; European Journal of Aging; European Journal of Public Health; Genus: Journal of Population Sciences; International Journal of Epidemiology; PLoS ONE; Public Health

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