Ingrid Pelgrims MPH
Ingrid Pelgrims obtained a master in Public Health and Health Policy ( ULB, 2010) and a master in Epidemiology and biostatistics (ULB, 2017). She worked as a data analyst for the NGO “Médecins du monde-BE” and was in charge of advocacy projects about acces to the belgian health care system.
She joined Sciensano in 2018 starting to work on the NAMED project (Nature impact on mental health distribution). The NAMED project investigates how the built and non-built environment impact the mental wellbeing of Brussels’ citizens. She works now on the WAIST project, which aims to assess the relative contribution of excess weight to non communicable diseases in Belgium.