Prof. Dr. K. Stronks
public health K. Stronks is one of the AMC Principal Investigator
Karien Stronks, who graduated as a political scientist and health scientist, seeks to generate evidence on how the position of an individual in society impacts his/her health and – at the population level – leads to inequalities in health. For 25 years, she has focused on understanding why health inequalities arise and how to effectively combat them. During the last 10 years, she has undertaken this task as Professor of Public Health and Chair of the Dept. of Public Health at the Academic Medical Centre/University of Amsterdam.