Our Team

Carmen De Keijzer is a predoctoral researcher at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). Her educational background is in public health, epidemiology, and statistics with a bachelor in European Public Health obtained from Maastricht University (the Netherlands) and a master in Public Health from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Spain). She is specialised in environmental epidemiology and investigates the impact of the environment on health. Specifically, during her PhD, she focuses on long-term greenspace exposure and its association with health in older adults and healthy ageing.

Lines of Research

  • Environmental epidemiology
  • Longitudinal studies
  • Green spaces
  • Healthy ageing

Main Publications

  • C de Keijzer, C Tonne, X Basagaña, A Valentín, A Singh-Manoux, J Alonso, JM Antó, MJ Nieuwenhuijsen, J Sunyer, P Dadvand. Residential surrounding greenness and cognitive decline: A 10-year follow-up of the Whitehall II cohort. In: Environmental Health Perspectives (2018) ; 126(7); doi:10.1289/EHP2875
  • C de Keijzer, C Tonne, S Sabia, X Basagaña, A Valentín, A Singh-Manoux, JM Antó, J Alonso, MJ Nieuwenhuijsen, J Sunyer, P Dadvand. Green and blue spaces and physical functioning in older adults: Longitudinal analyses of the Whitehall II study. In: Environment International (2019); 122; doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2018.11.046
  • C de Keijzer, D Agis, A Ambrós, G Arévalo, JM Baldasano, S Bande, J Barrera-Gómez, J Benach, M Cirach, P Dadvand, S Ghigof, E Martinez-Solanas, MJ Nieuwenhuijsen, E Cadum, X Basagaña, on behalf of the MED-HISS Study group. The association between air pollution and green space with mortality and life expectancy in Spain: A small-area study. In: Environment International (2016); 99:170-176; doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2016
  • C de Keijzer, M Gascon, MJ Nieuwenhuijsen, P Dadvand. Long-Term Green Space Exposure and Cognition across the Life Course: A Systematic Review. In: Current Environmental Health Reports (2016); 3:468–477; doi:10.1007/s40572-016-0116-x