Dr J.S. Gubbels
Dr. Jessica Gubbels is an associate professor at the department of Health Promotion within Maastricht University. Her research mainly focuses on the determinants of health behavior of young children and their families. Various of her projects focus on the influence of parents and childcare on nutrition, physical activity and other health behaviors. She has a special interest in the interaction between determinants of health behavior. In addition to her research in the European context, she supervises several PhD-projects in developing countries, including Sudan, Lebanon, Nigeria and Uganda. Next to her research, she teaches within various programs, including the bachelor Health Sciences and the master Health Education and Promotion.