Doctor of Philosophy, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, 2005.
Counsellor Mimoza project, Amsterdam, 1993—1994. Coordinator Welfare Work, Ede, Netherlands, 1994—1996. Research assistant Nivel, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1996—2000, assistant professor, 1996—2000.
Researcher health scientist RIVM, Bilthoven, Netherlands, since 2007. Senior researcher, epidemologist Public Health Service, Amsterdam, since 2008.
Advisor; Member of Migrant Welfare Organizations.