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Marian De van der Schueren

Marian de van der Schueren

Marian A.E. de van der Schueren  is a senior nutrition reseacher at the department of nutrition and dietetics of the VUmc with main interest in the field of disease related malnutrition.

Contact details:
M.A.E. de van der Schueren
department of nutrition and dietetics
VU University Medical Center
ZH 4A 15
PO Box 7057
1007 MB Amsterdam
The Netherlands
tel. +31-20-4443410
fax +31-20-4444143

Short Biography
Marian de van der Schueren studied nutrition and dietetics at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam.
She worked in the Netherlands Cancer Institute (1986-1988) and the Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis (1988-1990) as a dietitian.She has worked at the VU university Medical Center since 1990. From 1993-1999 she combined her work as a dietitian in the nutrition support team with a PhD study. Her PhD thesis was on 'Malnutrition in head and neck cancer patients' (2000).
From 1999 - 2009 she was the head of the department of nutrition and dietetics of the VUmc.
Since 2009 she devotes her work to research only. Research activities focus on: malnutrition, nutritional assessment and effectiveness of nutrition intervention. Main patient groups of interest for research are malnourished patients, patients with oncological diseases and elderly. As of 2013 she has also been appointed a professor in Nutrition and Health at the HAN University of Applied Sciences (Nijmegen).