Julia Doetsch

Julia Doetsch

Julia Nadine Doetsch was born in Neuwied, Germany in 1991. In 2016, she obtained her Master`s degree in Global Health (Msc) and in 2015 her Bachelor`s degree in European Public Health (Bsc) at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of Maastricht University, the Netherlands. In 2014, she additionally studied Public health with a focus on Nutritional-, and Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Health Psychology, Food and Nutrition Policy, European Food and Nutrition, and Occupational Health, as a selected minor period within her studies, at the University of Eastern Finland, in Kuopio. During her Msc, she was transnational group member of an intra-disciplinary team of McMaster University (Canada), Thammasat University (Thailand) and Maastricht University (Netherlands) and concluded this online program at the `Global health Learning Symposium` in Manipal, India, in 2016. She completed her placement (2015) and research internship (2016) at the “EURO-HEALTHY” project, a Horizon 2020 research project, at Coimbra University, Portugal.

Between 2016- 2018 she worked at the aforementioned project as a research assistant. In 2017, she was a member of the Local organizing committee of the Internalstional Conference on Urban Health (ICUH2017). Since Februrary 2018 she has been working at the Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto (ISPUP) within the Epidemiology Research Unit (EPIUnit) in the research group Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology. Between 2018-2021 she was employed as a research assistant at the RECAP preterm project. She is currently doing her PhD in Public Health Externalslly at Maastricht University (UM), within the School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), supervised by the aforementioned institutions (UM and ISPUP) jointly. Her PhD research interests are socio-economic inequalities in healthcare access and quality for vulnerable population groups in Portugal impacted by macro-socioeconomic determinants.


Doetsch J , Schlösser C , Barros H , Shaw D, Krafft T, Pilot E

Int J Equity Health, 2023 Jan 5;22(1):3. doi: 10.1186/s12939-022-01806-1.

Doetsch J , Dias V , Lopes I, Redinha R , Barros H

Medical Law Review, 2022 Oct 14;fwac040. doi: 10.1093/medlaw/fwac040. Online ahead of print.

Doetsch J , Leão T , Krafft T , Barros H

The Lancet Regional Health - Europe, 2022, 21, 100508 (https://doi.org/10.1016/j. lanepe.2022.100508)

Teixeira R , Doetsch J , Freitas AI , Lorthe E , Santos AC , Barros H , RECAP-preterm consortium

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 2021 Dec 27. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12845. Online ahead of print.

Marques SCS , Doetsch J , Teixeira R , Abate G, Brødsgaard A, Brubakk AM, Colombo G, Cuttini M, Evensen KAI, Hennissen V, Indredavik MS, Kajantie E, Lebeer J, van der Pal S, Pedersen P, Sarrechia I, Virtanen E , Barros H , RECAP Preterm-WP6 QS Work Group.

J Clin Epidemiol, 2021 Dec 26;S0895-4356(21)00432-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2021.12.027. Online ahead of print.

Doetsch J , Dias V , Indredavik MS, Reittu J, Devold RK , Teixeira R , Kajantie E , Henrique Barros

Open Research Europe, 2021, 1:58 (https://doi.org/10.12688/openreseurope.13689.2)

Doetsch J , Almendra R , Carrapatoso M , Teixeira C , Barros H

Eur J Public Health, 2021 Jul 27;ckab125. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckab125. Online ahead of print.

Doetsch J , Marques SCS , Krafft T , Barros H

BMC Public Health, 2021 Jan 25;21(1):210. doi: 10.1186/s12889-021-10194-0. PMID: 33494727; PMCID: PMC7836450.

Weiland M, Santana P, Costa C , Doetsch J , Pilot E

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2021 Jan 30;18(3):1242. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18031242. PMID: 33573190.

Marques SCS , Doetsch J , Abate G, Brødsgaard A, Colombo G, Cuttini M, Pedersen P , Barros H , RECAP Preterm-WP6 QS Work Group.

BMC Med Res Methodol, 2021 Jan 12;21(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12874-020-01206-5.


Epidemiol Infect, 2020 Oct 13;1-11. doi: 10.1017/S0950268820002435. Online ahead of print.

Marques SCS , Doetsch J , Brødsgaard A, Cuttini M, Draper ES, Kajantie E, Lebeer J, van der Pal S, Pedersen P; RECAP - WP6 QS Work Group , Barros H

JMIR Res Protoc, 2020 Jul; 9(7): e14997. Published online 2020 Jul 15. doi: 10.2196/14997

Lopes IC , Doetsch J , Redinha MR , Barros H

Revista Electrónica de Direito, OUTUBRO 2019 – N.º 3 (VOL. 20) DOI 10.24840/2182-9845_2019-0003_0005


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