Dutch Knowledge Centre for Dietitians on Overweight and Obesity, Universiteit Amsterdam
At present Elisabeth Govers is president of the Dutch Knowledge Centre for Dietitians on Overweight and Obesity. She worked as a researcher for the Institute of Health Sciences at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She chairs the Specialist Network on Obesity of the European Federation of Dietetic Associations (EFAD). As a Registered Dietitian Elisabeth Govers runs clinics in primary care on obesity and its comorbidities.
She wrote articles on obesity management by dietitians, a guideline on the management of insulin resistance, as well as four books on nutrition and obesity for the general public. She is a reviewer for two journals