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Ellen Kampman

PhD
Wageningen University, Netherlands.

Name
Ellen Kampman

Organization
Wageningen University, Netherlands.

Short Biography
Ellen Kampman is a nutritional epidemiologist and Chair in Nutrition and Disease at the Division of Human Nutrition and Health at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Her Chair group conducts observational research as well as intervention studies on the role of diet and other lifestyle factors in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases (prof. Marianne Geleijnse), gastro-intestinal diseases (Prof. Ben Witteman), morbid obesity (prof. Eric Hazebroek) and cancer (prof. Ellen Kampman). For more than 30 years, her research focuses on diet and cancer. She published more than 200 original scientific peer-reviewed papers and book chapters, is a member of (inter)national advisory (i.e. National Health Council, Netherlands Nutrition Centre) and scientific committees (WHO-IARC, World Cancer Research Fund). She obtained research grants from governmental and non-governmental bodies (~ 15m€) and supervised more than 30 PhD students. Ellen studied Nutrition and Health at Wageningen University, was a visiting fellow at the Boston Harvard School of Public Health and received postdoctoral training at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre in Seattle.