Short CV/Education and training

  • 1995
    Wageningen UR (University & Research), Food Technology, specialisation: Toxicology

  • MSc cum laude

  • Extra curricular certificates: Laboratory Animal Science, Radiation protection

Selected publications

Selected projects

  • Please contact me at to discuss current and new projects.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • An editor of Palliative Medicine. The scientific journal of EAPC, Sage. Highest impact factor of palliative care journals (IF 5.0)

  • Member of the international Advisory Group for Namaste Care trials (UK-led, US, Canada, The Netherlands)

  • Member of the Advisory Board of ParkinsonSupport to improve palliative care in Parkinson, ParkinsonNet, Nijmegen , The Netherlands

  • Member of the Advisory Board of Makara Journal of Health Research, Universitas Indonesia

Media coverage

  • Recent: Volkskrant (newspaper), Letter of the day 7 April 2020, “Wel of geen intensive care? Hou zelf de regie in handen.”

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Care for children and sibling, previously sole caregiver for both parents.

    Certified first aid, leisure: horse riding, swimming , gardening, travel


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