Romy Gaillard

Romy Gaillard is Assistant Professor of Paediatrics, Erasmus Medical Centre. She has received the Academy KNAW Early Career Award 2019.

Gaillard studies the impact of maternal health on children. For example, she examines the effect of the mother's overweight on the health of the (unborn) child. Gaillard was the coordinator of major international studies at an early age and leads a team of young researchers. She combines her expertise in paediatrics with her expertise in epidemiology to identify cause and effect. On the basis of her interventions, she wishes to improve the health of children.