Jacqueline Witteman received a PhD degree in epidemiology from Erasmus University Rotterdam (cum laude) and an MSc degree in nutritional sciences from Wageningen University (cum laude). She was a visiting research fellow at Harvard Medical School (9 months) and at the Harvard School of Public Health (8 months). She was principal investigator in several large studies and from 2007 to 2013 she was professor at Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, specializing in cardiovascular epidemiology. During more than 25 years of academic work, she first-authored multiple manuscripts published in high-impact journals and was co-author of more than 600 peer reviewed international publications.
She wrote and received many grants among which some of the most prestigious grants of the Netherlands (NWO top grant, NWO Vici). For 15+ years, she taught annual courses in study design and methodological topics for the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (Nihes) (programmes taught in English). She edited, reviewed, and consulted on numurous manuscripts, grant proposals, dissertations, and presentation materials from students and colleagues in various subfields of the health sciences and clinical medicine. She served as a reviewer for journals and grant agencies and was a dedicated and frequently invited grant committee member.
Her work has won several awards among which an honor from an eminent journal in general medicine in 2013 for outstanding peer review services. She top-ranked in national and international listings based on number of highly cited publications in 2012 through 2017. (see Honors & awards).
Jacqueline Witteman is currently a part-time expert reviewer. She uses her research and writing skills to offer independent and high-quality scientific peer review services to clients at all levels to improve and refine their scientific documents.