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prof. dr. Sandra van Dulmen


About Sandra van Dulmen

Prof. dr. Sandra van Dulmen studied Psychology. Since 1995 she works at Nivel (Dutch institute for health services research) as the program leader of the research program Communication in Healthcare. read more

About Sandra van Dulmen

Prof. dr. A.M. (Sandra) van Dulmen studied Psychology. She graduated in 1987 (cum laude) and obtained her PhD in 1996. Since 1995 she works at Nivel (Netherlands institute for health services research) as the program leader of the research program Communication in Healthcare. In 2012, she also became Professor (0.2 fte) in Communication in Healthcare at Radboud university medical center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and later that year Professor II (0.2 fte) at the University of South-Eastern Norway in Drammen, Norway.

She obtained many grants for research in (person-centered) communication in e.g. pediatrics, oncology, primary care and medical genetics. In many of these projects, ICT using smartphones or the Internet is used to foster provider-patient communication. In 2001 she was co-founder and until 2014 secretary of EACH (International cssociation for Communication in healthcare). Since 2013, she is board director of the International College for Person Centered Medicine and member of the advisory board of the Center for Healing Health Communication, University medical center Vejle, Denmark.

She is a member of the editorial board of Patient Education & Counseling as well as of the International Journal for Person Centered Medicine and co-editor of Patient-Centred Innovation. She currently supervises 14 PhD students. She has published around 210 international papers in peer-reviewed journals and 75 papers in Dutch journals. Her current Hirsch index is 34 (Web of Science).

Positions

  • bijzonder hoogleraar

Education

  • 1973-1981: Middelbare school (Atheneum bèta, Van der Puttlyceum, Eindhoven)
  • 1981-1987: Universiteit (Psychologie, Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen, cum laude)
  • 1996: Promotie (Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen)

Personal prizes & awards

  • 1996: Dissertatieprijs 1996: Netherlands School of Primary Care Research (CaRe)
  • 2010: Derde prijs Medisch Contact Communicatieprijs 2010: (project VOICE)
  • 2012: Eerste prijs Medisch Contact Communicatieprijs 2012 (project E-info geneca)
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Personal prizes & awards

  • 1996: Dissertatieprijs 1996: Netherlands School of Primary Care Research (CaRe)
  • 2010: Derde prijs Medisch Contact Communicatieprijs 2010: (project VOICE)
  • 2012: Eerste prijs Medisch Contact Communicatieprijs 2012 (project E-info geneca)
  • 2015: Derde prijs Medisch Contact Communicatieprijs
  • 2014: (project PatientTIME)

Additional Functions

  • Co-founder and secretary of the EACH (European Association for Communication in Healthcare) (2001-2014)
  • Member of the Verona Network on Sequence Analysis (2003-?)
  • Member of the 'ZonMw Commissie Complementaire behandelwijze' (2004-2008)
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Additional Functions

  • Co-founder and secretary of the EACH (European Association for Communication in Healthcare) (2001-2014)
  • Member of the Verona Network on Sequence Analysis (2003-?)
  • Member of the 'ZonMw Commissie Complementaire behandelwijze' (2004-2008)
  • Editor of PEC (Patient Education & Counseling) (2004-?)
  • Board member of the ICPCM (International College for Person Centered Medicine) (2009-?)
  • Chair of the NPK Expertise Group on Psychosocial Oncological Care in 2010 (2010)
  • Member of the editorial board of IJPCM (International Journal of Person Centered Medicine) (2010-?)
  • Member of the Scientific Program Committee of the Dutch NHG congress 2011 (2011)
  • Member of the Advisory Board for Science for Patients (2012-2014)
  • Senior research fellow at the CIPCI (Connecticut Institute for Primary Care Innovation) (2013-?)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of IKONE (2014-?)
  • Member of the RAAK Public Assessment Committee (2015)
  • Member of the Advisory Council of the Care Choice Lab (2015-?)
  • Member and chair of the interuniversity working group Patient Provider Interaction
  • Member of the ESPCG (European Society for Primary Care Gastroenterology)

Research position

  • full professor

Research Institute Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

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