Paul Meijer

Paul Meijer is a PhD candidate at the department of cardiovascular epidemiology of the University Medical Center Utrecht. Paul's research is embedded in Exposome-NL and focuses on Improving the understanding of the relation between an individual’s environment and cardiovascular health and the mechanisms that are underlying that relation.


Associations between the neighbourhood food environment and cardiovascular disease: a systematic review

Paul Meijer, Hidser Numans, Jeroen Lakerveld
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

The built environment and cardiovascular disease: an umbrella review and meta-meta-analysis

Mingwei Liu, Paul Meijer, Thao Minh Lam, Erik J Timmermans, Diederick E Grobbee, Joline W J Beulens, Ilonca Vaartjes, Jeroen Lakerveld
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

Paul Meijer

Contact information

UMC Utrecht

Cardiovascular epidemiology

University Medical Center Utrecht, Universiteitsweg 100, 3584 CG Utrecht


Areas of Expertise

Cardiovascular Health Clinical Epidemiology

Decoding the exposome

Decoding the exposome

The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...

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