Vanessa De Rubeis

Dr. Vanessa De Rubeis is a postdoctoral research fellow working under the co-supervision of Drs. Andrea Gonzalez and Parminder Raina. She completed her PhD in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University and previously attended Queen’s University for her Master of Public Health and the University of Waterloo for her Bachelor of Science. Vanessa’s research interests are primarily in life course epidemiology, where she aims to explore how factors across the life course (e.g., early life adversity, cumulative stress, physical activity) are linked to adulthood outcomes, including chronic disease prevention and healthy aging. Vanessais also currently working as a Research Consultant with the Department of Maternal, Newborn, Adolescent Health and Aging at the World Health Organization.