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Dr. Tommy Visscher is an associate professor Healthy cities at the Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in Zwolle, The Netherlands. He holds Master degrees in Biomedical health sciences and in Epidemiology. He obtained a PhD on the Public health impact of obesity and as a postdic he entered the field of health promotion. Dr. Visscher served 10 years as the chair for the Prevention and Public Health Tasforce by the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), and he is the founding scientific representative of EASO’s Patient council. He serves various editorial boards of scientific journals on obesity, and as section editor for BMC Obesity. From its’ start, Dr. Visscher served the EPODE International Network’s (EIN) scientific committee. Currently, he is entering EIN’s board. For JOGG (The Dutch EPODE approach), he serves as chair for the scientific advisory board since 2017.
Dr. Visscher is very much aware that The Netherlands belong to the few countries not being part of COSI.