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Research Group PD Dr. med. Katharina Quack Lötscher

Main Field of Research, Abstract

The group focusus on nutrition and physical activity in pregnancy as well as on clinical epidemiology in the field of obstetrics.

  • Influence of nutrition and physical activity on the course of pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes (e.g. vitamin D)
  • Epidemiological analyses of maternal mortality and frequencies of perinatal outcomes


University of Zurich (Department EBPI), University of UC Berkeley (School of Public Health), ZHAW (Department of Life Science and Facility Management), ETH (Department of Health Sciences and Technology)

Main Fields of Research, Keywords

Nutrition, weight gain in pregnancy, physical activity, micronutrients, macronutrients, breast feeding, migration, maternal mortality, pregnancy care
Education and Training
Lectures for ETH students and BFH students


Katharina Quack Lötscher, PD Dr. med.

Ärztin, Klinik für Geburtshilfe

Spezialgebiete: Fachärztin FMH Prävention und Gesundheitswesen (Public Health), Prävention im Bereich Ernährung und Bewegung, Perinatale Epidemiologie
Tel. +41 44 255 50 42

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