2017 Listed by Clarivate Analytics as one of about 3000 most highly cited researchers in the world (2017 Highly Cited Reseachers). Jacqueline Witteman top ranked in the field molecular biology and genetics.
2016 Listed by Thomson Reuters  as one of about 3000 most highly cited researchers in the world (2016 Highly Cited Reseachers). Jacqueline Witteman top ranked in the field molecular biology and genetics.
2015 Listed by Thomson Reuters as one of about 3000 most highly cited researchers in the world (2015 Highly Cited Reseachers). Jacqueline Witteman top ranked in the field clinical medicine as well as in the field molecular biology and genetics. Erasmus MC News.
2014 Listed by Thomson Reuters as one of about 3000 most highly cited researchers in the world (2014 Highly Cited Reseachers). Jacqueline Witteman top ranked in the field clinical medicine. Erasmus MC News.
2014 Listed by Lab Times as one of 30 most-cited European scientists in the category human genetics (25th position). Erasmus MC news. 
2013 Honor from the Annals of Internal Medicine, ranking fourth among general medicine journals, for outstanding peer-review services.
2012 Highest ranking female scientist of the Netherlands based on number of publications in top of research field (Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, NL). De Volkskrant.
2007 Appointed as professor of cardiovascular epidemiology at Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, NL.
2006 VICI grant (personal grant for senior top researchers, 1.25 M€). Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO/ZonMW).
2001 Top research grant. Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
2000 ASPASIA award (to support tenure track). Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

1993 Reseach fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA (8 months).

1991 PhD degree in epidemiology, Erasmus University Rotterdam, NL, cum laude.

1986 Research fellowship at Harvard Medicial School, Boston, USA (9 months).

1985 MSc degree in human nutrition, Wageningen University, NL, cum laude.

1983 BSc degree in human nutrition, Wageningen University, NL, cum laude.

1979 Propaedeutic diploma, Wageningen University, NL, cum laude.