POSITIONS

  • 1997- present: Professor of Allied Health Care, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    • 2001 – present: Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

    • 2009 – present: Department of Psychiatry

    • 2009 – 2016: Program leader of the Joint Research Program “Quality of Life in Cancer”, Cancer Center Amsterdam (CCA) and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research

    • 2009 – 2016: Chair of the research theme ‘soma and psyche’, Research Program Mental Health EMGO, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research

    • 2002 – 2009: Program leader of the Research Program “Musculoskeletal Health”, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research

    • 1997 – 2001: EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research

  • 2016 - present: Adjunct Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

  • 2015 - 2017 : Distinguished Professor, Jining Medical University, Jining, China

  • 2008 - present: Adjunct Professor (‘dosent’) Physiotherapy – Psychological aspects of rehabilitation; Faculty of Sports and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

  • 2002- 2016 : Senior Research Advisor, Reade (Rehabilitation and Rheumatology), Amsterdam, the Netherlands (previously Institute for Rheumatology and Rehabilitation ‘Jan van Breemen’)

  • 2001-2007 : Director of Institute of Health Care and Welfare Studies, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • 1997-2000 : Senior Advisor, Polytechnic Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • 1995-2001 : Head of Research Department at the Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht, the Netherlands

  • 1988-1995 : Senior Researcher at the Netherlands Institute of Primary Health Care, Utrecht, the Netherlands; from 1993: deputy head of research department.

  • 1987-1988 : Senior researcher at the WHO Collaborating Center on Quality of Life in Relation to Health Care, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

  • 1980-1987 : Junior researcher at the Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Utrecht, the Netherlands; from 1984 employed by The Netherlands Organization for the Advancement of Pure Research.

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