Noortje Mutsaerts is a research associate at the department of Global Health in the Julius Centre of the University Medical Centre Utrecht. She received her bachelor’s degree in medicine Cum Laude from the University College Maastricht. She is currently working on her master’s degree in medicine at the University Utrecht.
Noortje Mutsaerts was president of the Mara foundation (2008-2010), a charity organisation that focuses on the Balkan countries. In this region the foundation provides aid to groups of people who do not have proper access to basic needs due to economic or political reasons. She was a research assistant at the Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht (CARIM) and team member of the Research Project Maastricht (RPM) which conducted contractual business research in India.