ORGANIZATION OF CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA

  • Organizer and chair of the workshop ‘Setting meaningful goals in rehabilitation’, Dutch Congres of Rehabilitation Medicine, Maarsen, 2019

  • Organizer and chair of the symposium ‘Geestelijke begeleiding: vrijplaats of integratie’, Reade, Amsterdam, 2019

  • Reviewer abstracts European Conress of Rheumatology, EULAR, 2019

  • Organizer and chair of the workshop ‘Setting meaningful goals in rehabilitation; a multidisciplinary approach involving chaplaincy. International Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine, Kobe, 2019

  • Organizer and chair of the symposium ‘Human adaptation and models of emtions in chronic disease’, Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington DC, USA, 2019

  • Chair of the session ‘Translational Research’, International Society for Psycho-Oncology, Hong Kong, 2018

  • Chair and organizer of the symposium ‘Better Theory – Better Interventions’, International Society for Psycho-Oncology, Hong Kong, 2018

  • Member of the program committee of the 15th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Santiago, 2018; chair of the meeting ‘Building your behavioral medicine network: professional development for early career investigators in under-developed and traditionally under-represented regions’; discussant in the pre-conference workshop ‘Teaching behavioral medicine – an inspirational workshop’; presenter in the meeting ‘Revising the definition of behavioral medicine: persepctives from ‘western’ and ‘non-western’ countries’; discussant in the symposium ‘Cognitive and emotional factors in medically unexplained physical symptoms’; chair of the keynote address ‘Making Behaviour Change Research Useful’ by Charles Abraham

  • Chair of the session ‘Advanced biomechanics – From evidence to new technologies: Results from the KNEEMO Initial Training Network’. OARSI World Congress, Liverpool, 2018

  • International Advisory Committee of the 20th IPOS World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, Hong Kong, 2018 – member

  • Organizer of the symposium ‘Eigen regie en veerkracht – bevorderen en herstel van functioneren bij somatische aandoeningen’, Amsterdam, 2016

  • Chair and organizer of the symposium ‘The evidence base for psychosocial interventions in oncology – the way forward’, International Society for Psycho-Oncology, Dublin, 2016

  • Member of the faculty 1st Workshop on ‘Behavioral medicine in a global world’, Jining, China, 2016

  • Member of the program committee of the 14th  International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Melbourne, 2016; chair of the pre-conference workshop ‘Education and Training in behavioral medicine – international perspectives’; co-chair of the symposium ‘Health behaviors, cerebrovascular lesions and cognitive functioning’; chair of the keynote address ‘Medically unexplained symptoms – time for a name and paradigm shift’ by Prof Moss-Morris

  • Chair of the session ‘Existential global meaning and rehabilitation: a cross-disciplinary perspective’, Netherlands Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine, Rotterdam, 2015

  • Chair of the session ‘Sustainable top-quality user-friendly measurement. Why and how? Netherlands Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine, Rotterdam, 2015

  • Chair of the session ‘Comorbidity and functioning in rheumatic disease’, Netherlands Society for Rheumatology, Arnhem, 2015

  • Chair session, World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, Washington DC, 2015

  • Chair of the session ‘Comorbiditeit, frailty en functioneren: welke rol kan fysiotherapie spelen? KNGF/WCF Wetenschapsdag, Amersfoort, 2015

  • Member of the program committee Najaarsdagen Reumatologie, Arnhem, 2015

  • Chair of the session ‘Psychosociale zorg bij inflammatoire artritis: state of the science’, Netherlands Society for Rheumatology, Arnhem, 2014 

  • Chair of the minisymposium ‘de Toekomst van Pijnrevalidatie’, Reade, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2014

  • Member of the program committee of the 13th  International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Groningen, 2014; chair of the pre-conference workshop ‘Behavioral Medicine in China’; chair of the pre-conference workshop ‘Designing and promoting intervention in psychosocial cancer care’; chair of the session ‘Pain and pain behavior’

  • Chair Masterclass  ‘Behandeling van vermoeidheid in de revalidatiesetting’, Reade, Amsterdam, 2013

  • Reviewer EULAR congress, Madrid, 2013

  • Chair of the session ‘Optimization of care for patients with hip and knee osteoarthritis, European Congress of Rheumatology EULAR, Madrid, 2013

  • Chair Masterclass ‘Chronic pain’,  Reade, Amsterdam, 2013

  • Reviewer OARSI 2013 World congress on osteoarthritis, Philadelphia, 2012

  • Chair congress ‘Trainen van stabiliteit bij artrose’, Reade, Amsterdam, 2012

  • Chair ‘Patiëntgerichte therapie’, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Reumatologie, Arnhem, 2012

  • Member of the program committee of the 12th  International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Budapest, 2012; track chair  “Pain, Musculoskeletal and Neurological Disorders”; chair session ‘Pain, Musculoskeletal and Neuromuscular Disorders’; chair Master lecture Linda Carlson Mindful-based cancer recovery; organizer and chair symposium ‘Understanding the role of psychological factors in musculoskeletal disorders’

  • Chair of the session ‘How to run an osteoarthritis clinic in daily practice’, European Congress of Rheumatology EULAR, Berlin, 2012

  • Reviewer European Congress of Rheumatology EULAR, Berlin, 2012

  • Chair Round Table ‘Effectieve artrosebehandeling’, Zaandam, 2011

  • Chair ‘Artrose middag’, Reade, Amsterdam, 2011

  • Chair workshop ‘Impairments in the rheumatic hand: more than joints’, VRA Annaul Congress, Ermelo, 2011

  • Chair Expertmeeting ‘Onderzoeksprioriteiten in de fysiotherapie’, Nivel, Utrecht, 2011

  • Reviewer European Congress of Rheumatology EULAR, London, 2011

  • Chair of the poster session ‘Osteoarthritis’, Primary Care Musculsoskeletal Research Congress (PRIMUS), Rotterdam, 2010

  • Chair of  the program ‘Osteoarthritis’ at the Annual Congress of Physiotherapy, Royal Dutch Society for Physical Therapy, Amsterdam, 2010

  • Chair of the session ‘Ervaringen uit de revalidatie in Reade en VUmc’ of the congress ‘Cocreation in rehabilitation’, Reade, Amsterdam, 2010

  • Member of the program committee of the Eleventh International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, 2010; track chair “Pain, Musculoskeletal and Neurological Disorders”. Chair and organizer of the symposium ‘Psychological distress and musculoskeletal pain’

  • Member of the organizing committee ‘Soma en Psyche, wetenschap en praktijk’, VU University Medical Center and InGeest, Amsterdam, 2010

  • Chair of the organizing committee ‘Revalidatie in de schijnwerpers’, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, 2010

  • Chair of the session ‘Zorgmodellen voor artrose’, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Reumatologie, Arnhem, 2009

  • Chair of symposium ‘The course of functional status in elderly patients with sequelae of poliomyelitis, osteoarthritis and Parkinson’s disease: the influence of age-related impairments and comorbidity. The CARPA Study’. Vereniging van Revalidatie Artsen/British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine, Ermelo, 2008

  • Chair of session ‘Nederlandse Health Professionals’, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Reumatologie, Arnhem, 2008

  • Chair of symposium ‘Onderzoek in Beweging: Fysiotherapie bij artrose en osteoporose’, Maastricht, 2008

  • Member of the program committee of the Tenth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Tokyo, 2008; track chair “Pain, Musculoskeletal and Neurological Disorders”

  • Member of the program committee of the Ninth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Bangkok, 2006. Organizer and chair of the symposium ‘Navigating the fog of fibromyalgia through scientific inquiry: empirical evidence on specific mechanisms and targeted treatment’

  • Chair of the Research Workshop on Osteoarthritis, VU University, Amsterdam, 2006

  • Chair of symposium ‘Meten en voorspellen in de revalidatie bij neurologische aandoenigen: wat levert het op?’, Vrije Universiteit, Amersfoort, 2005

  • Eeuwfeest Jan van Breemen Instituut, chair of session on ‘Rehabilitation’ and of debate on ‘Fibromyalgia’, Amsterdam, 2005

  • Chair of the symposium committee ‘Symptoombestrijding in de palliatieve zorg: de rol van de verpleegkundige’, College ‘Health Care and Welfare’, Amsterdam, 2005

  • Co-chair of the program committee of the Eigth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Mainz, 2004; organizer and chair of the symposium “Physical activity and rehabilitation in musculoskeletal disorders: psychological perspectives”

  • Chair of the session ‘KNGF Richtlijn CVA’, The Hague, 2003

  • Chair of symposium committee ‘Palliatieve zorg: waar staat de verpleegkundige ?’ College ‘Health Care and Welfare’, Amsterdam, 2003

  • Chair of the symposium “Research on movement”, Maastricht, 2002

  • Member of the program committee of the Seventh International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Helsinki, 2002. Organizer and chair of the symposium ‘Exercise and arthritis: enhancing long term outcome’

  • Chair of the congress ‘Biologie en psychologie: verstandshuwelijk of ware liefde ?’, Ede, 2001

  • Chair of the Sessions ‘Neuropsychological assessment’, Osteoporosis and osteoarthritis’, and ‘Outcome of stroke rehabilitation’, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Amsterdam, 2001

  • Chair of the symposium ‘The patient in multidisciplinary treatment’, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Reumatologie, Utrecht, 2001

  • Chair of the congres ‘Efficacy of psychological interventions in rehabilitation’, Nederlands Instituut voor Psychologen, Utrecht, 2001

  • Organizer and chair of the symposium ‘Arthritis patient education’, Utrecht, 2000

  • Member of the Local Organizing Committee of the congress of the International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care, The Hague, 2000; organizer and chair of the symposium ‘Musculoskeletal disorders: from trials to guidelines’

  • Member of the program committee of the Sixth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Brisbane, 2000; organizer and chair of the symposium ‘Biobehavioral mechanisms of pain and disability in musculoskeletal disorders’; chair of the session ‘Patients experiences in the health care system’

  • Co-chair of the program committee of the congres 'Diabetes and behavior', Netherlands Behavi­oral Medicine Federation/Working group Psychosocial Diabetics, Amersfoort, 1998

  • Member of the program committee of the Fifth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Copenhagen, 1998; chair of the track 'Pain, chronic disease and musculoskeletal disorders'; organizer and chair of the symposium 'Fear and avoidance of activity in musculoskeletal disor­ders'; chair of the session 'Pain and pain management'; chair of the session 'Biobehavioral pro­cesses in chronic disease'; chair of the state of the art lecture by H. Flor 'A biobehavioral appro­ach to chronic pain and its management'; coordinator of the postersessions

  • Chair of the symposium 'Clinimetrics I' (1997), 'Clinimetrics II (1997), Utrecht

  • Co-chair of the program committee of the congress 'Fatigue: a chronic issue?', Netherlands Behavioral Medicine Federation/Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, 1996; chair of the session 'Fatigue and chronic illness'

  • Member of the program committee of the Fourth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Washington D.C., 1996; chair of the track 'Pain, musculoskeletal and neurological disorders; organizer, chair and discussant of the symposium 'Treatment of musculoskeletal disorders' and the symposium 'Mechanisms of disability and rehabilitation: integrating behavioral medicine and rehabilitation medicine'

  • Chair (together with F. van den Boom) of the program committee of the congress 'Chronic illness, relations and sexuality', Netherlands Behavioral Medicine Federation, Amsterdam, 1994

  • Member of the organizing committee of the Third International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, International Society of Behavioral Medicine, Amsterdam, 1994; chair of the session 'Illness, intervention and rehabilitation' and the session 'Community interventions'

  • Member of the scientific committee and chair of the organizing committee of the international conference 'Improving the quality of physical therapy', Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, 's Hertogenbosch, 1994; chair of the symposium 'Physical therapy diagnosis'

  • Chair (together with A. Pool) of the organizing committee of the symposium 'Psychosocial counseling by nurses', Netherlands Behavioral Medicine Federation, Amsterdam, 1993

  • Chair of the program committee of the congress 'Compliance, patient education and chronic illness', Netherlands Behavioral Medicine Federation, Amsterdam, 1992

  • Convenor and chair (together with H. Flor en C. Main) of the symposium 'Pain and musculos­keletal disorders', International Society for Behavioral Medicine, Hamburg, 1992

  • Chair of the session 'Therapeutic issues', World Association for Sexology, Amsterdam, 1991

  • Chair of the program committee of the congress 'Pain, quality of life and chronic illness', Nether­lands Behavioral Medicine Federation, Utrecht, 1990

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