Prof. Dr. A.W.M. Evers
- The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)
- AcademiaNet member since 04.09.2012
- AcademiaNet- Selection Criteria
- Arts and Humanities/ Social sciences/ Cultural studies
- Life sciences/ Psychology/ Medicine/ Veterinary medicine
Education, Human medicine, Psychology, Social sciences
Area of specialisation
Professor of Health Psychology.
Prof. Andrea Evers' research focuses on the role of psychobiological factors and interventions in chronic somatic conditions, with particular emphasis on research about placebo effects and related treatments, stress and psychoneuroimmunology, sensitization of physical symptoms of pain and itch, tailored cognitive behavior therapy and E-health interventions.
Distinctions and Awards
ERC Consolidator Grant, 2014
Member of the Young Academy of the KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences) Since 2013.
Vidi grant for high potentials (2009). Innovational Research Incentives scheme, NWO Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research 2010 – 2015.
Veni grant for high potentials (2004), Innovational Research Incentives scheme, NWO Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research 2004 – 2007.
Prof. Dr. Pieter Boeke Prijs award for the best research contribution in the area of psychotherapy 2003, Postgraduate Education College for Psychotherapy 2004 (Stichting Post Academiale Opleiding Psychotherapieën, PAO-P, 2004).
Prof. Dr. Goslingsprijs award for the best Ph.D. thesis in rheumatology 2002 – 2003, Dutch College of Rheumatology, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Reumatologie, 2003.
Cum laude dissertation (2003), Radboud University Nijmegen.
- Membership in scientific bodies, Professorship
Dutch, English, German
2003: Predictors of Disease Outcome in Rheumatoid Arthritis. The Role of Illness Cognitions, Coping and Social Support