Wanda Van Hemelrijck is a researcher at the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI). She obtained her Master’s degree in Sociology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) (2013) prior to getting a Master’s in European Public Health at Maastricht University (2014). She has worked on the Health Interview Survey and European morbidity statistics projects at Sciensano prior to her Ph.D in Social Sciences at VUB. Her dissertation focused on cancer inequalities by migrant background in Belgium, but her work at VUB involved health inequalities at large. Wanda is currently working on the ‘Forecasting future socioeconomic inequalities in longevity’ project at NIDI.
Health inequalities, non-communicable disease