Bjerregaard is postdoc at the Center for Clinical Research and Prevention in
the Section for Epidemiology. She holds a Master's degree in Human Nutrition
and a PhD in Public health and Epidemiology from University of
Anne started her
research career focusing on development and validation of food frequency
questionnaires (FFQ) and data assessment on food and physical activity habits
among Danish adolescents. She has many years of experience in working with the
Danish National Birth Cohort where she has contributed with important data
assessment and high-quality data. Anne has worked with research in dietary
exposures in fetal life and child health including growth and metabolic profiles.
She focusses on disentangling associations between diet and lifestyle factors
in childhood i.e. intake of sugar sweetened beverages in childhood and later
risk of obesity comparing children who were exposed to gestational diabetes
with children who were not exposed; and describe determinants of physical
activity habits. Anne has experience in establishing different dietary patterns
and indices such as a Healthy Eating Index, Inflammatory diet index etc.
In her position as postdoc,
she will use data from the DanFunD study (Danish Study of Functional Disorders).
She will focus on studying associations between education, labor market
participation, physical performance, and biomedical profiling among other
things within multiple chemical sensitivities cases and non-cases.