Dr Stefanie Marie Claire Vandevijvere


Areas of expertise

Global Health, Food Policy, Public Health Nutrition, Obesity and Chronic Disease Prevention

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Member of the leadership team of the International Network For Food and Obesity/NCDs Research, Monitoring and Action Support

Member of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Network of the World Obesity Federation

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Jaacks, L. M., Vandevijvere, S., Pan, A., McGowan, C. J., Wallace, C., Imamura, F., ... Ezzati, M. (2019). The obesity transition: stages of the global epidemic. The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology, 7 (3), 231-240. 10.1016/s2213-8587(19)30026-9
  • Franco-Arellano, B., Kim, M. A., Vandevijvere, S., Bernstein, J. T., Labonté M-È, Mulligan, C., & L'Abbé MR (2019). Assessment of Packaged Foods and Beverages Carrying Nutrition Marketing against Canada's Food Guide Recommendations. Nutrients, 11 (2).10.3390/nu11020411
  • Swinburn, B. A., Kraak, V. I., Allender, S., Atkins, V. J., Baker, P. I., Bogard, J. R., ... Devarajan, R. (2019). The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change: The Lancet Commission report. Lancet (London, England), 393 (10173), 791-846. 10.1016/s0140-6736(18)32822-8
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Boyd Swinburn
  • Vandevijvere, S., Jaacks, L. M., Monteiro, C. A., Moubarac, J. C., Girling-Butcher, M., Lee, A. C., ... Swinburn, B. (2019). Global trends in ultraprocessed food and drink product sales and their association with adult body mass index trajectories. Obesity Reviews10.1111/obr.12860
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Arier Lee
  • Zamora-Corrales, I., Jensen, M. L., Vandevijvere, S., Ramírez-Zea M, & Kroker-Lobos, M. F. (2019). Television food and beverage marketing to children in Costa Rica: Current state and policy implications. Public Health Nutrition10.1017/S1368980019000776
  • Kelly, B., Vandevijvere, S., Ng, S. H., Adams, J., Allemandi, L., Bahena-Espina, L., ... Carmona-Garcés IC (2019). Global benchmarking of children's exposure to television advertising of unhealthy foods and beverages across 22 countries. Obesity Reviews10.1111/obr.12840
  • Vandevijvere, S., Barquera, S., Caceres, G., Corvalan, C., Karupaiah, T., Kroker-Lobos, M. F., ... Ramirez-Zea, M. (2019). An 11-country study to benchmark the implementation of recommended nutrition policies by national governments using the Healthy Food Environment Policy Index, 2015-2018. Obesity Reviews10.1111/obr.12819
  • Nieto, C., Rodríguez E, Sánchez-Bazán K, Tolentino-Mayo, L., Carriedo-Lutzenkirchen, A., Vandevijvere, S., & Barquera, S. (2019). The INFORMAS healthy food environment policy index (Food-EPI) in Mexico: An assessment of implementation gaps and priority recommendations. Obesity Reviews10.1111/obr.12814

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TAMAKI BUILDING 723 - Bldg 723
Level 1, Room 101
New Zealand

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