Caroline van den Hooven, RIVM-CVG

Caroline van den Hooven, MSc


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Role and contribution


Caroline van den Hooven, MSc, contributes to workpackages 2.1, 2.2 and 2.3.



Scientific profile


Caroline van den Hooven, MSc, is a nutritional scientist at the Centre for Nutrition and Health of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, the Netherlands. She obtained her Masters degree in Nutrition and Health at the Wageningen University in September 2005, with specialisation Epidemiology and Public Health. Prior to her Masters, she completed her Bachelors programme in Nutrition and Dietetics, qualifying her as a dietician. After graduation for her Masters, she worked on a research proposal to prevent confounding in epidemiological research at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, and on a project to determine the contribution of drinking water to the intake of calcium and magnesium at the Wageningen University. Besides her current activities within Interact, she works on an international study on validation of a trans-European food consumption method (EFCOVAL), on nutritional status research to estimate the intake of salt, and on the development of a model to visualize the nutritional situation in the Netherlands.