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Prof. dr. M. (Mai) Chin A Paw

Program leader Health Behaviours & Chronic Diseases

"Improve and innovate child physical activity and sedentary behaviour science ultimately invigorating happy & healthy future generations"

Mai Chin A Paw is University Research Chair professor at VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, where she chairs the section Child Health & Care Research.  In her research she takes a true translational approach from science to society by combining her scientific expertise in human movement science and epidemiology resulting in innovative studies in real-world situations. Her research focuses on determinants and health effects of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in youth, with a strong interest in underlying mechanisms and innovations in risk factor research. She is acknowledged for her  innovations in methodology such as mediation analyses and participatory action methods with children. Together with Karien Stronks, Mai is program director of the research program Health Behaviours and Chronic Diseases of the Amsterdam Public Health research institute.

Contact information

Department of Public and Occupational Health, VUmc, Van der Boechorstraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, Room C-576

T: +31 20 4448203, E: m.chinapaw@vumc.nl

Secretary: T: 020-4448203, E: Eline Vos

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