Roos van der Vaart, PhD
Roos van der Vaart is researcher at the Health, Medical, and Neuropsychology unit at Leiden University. Her research focuses on eHealth in chronic care and she is currently working on the development, implementation and evaluation of online cognitive behavior therapy for patients suffering from chronic pain. This project is part of a cooperation with the Radboud university medical center in Nijmegen and the University of Groningen to develop a complete online personal patient system for integrated diagnostics, referral and treatment for patients with medically unexplained physical symptoms. Besides this research, she coordinates the eHealth research meetings at our department and the Psychology Master elective course "Innovations in eHealth Care", starting February 2015.Back to the people page
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Andrea Evers wins Stevin Award for Scientific and Societal Impact Andrea Evers, Professor of Health Psychology at Leiden University, has won the Stevin Prize – alongside the Spinoza Prize, the highest scientific award in the Netherlands.
2nd official Society for Interdisciplinary Placebo Studies (SIPS) conference on placebo studies, Leiden 2019 From July 7-9, 2019 the 2nd official SIPS conference on placebo studies was held in Leiden, the Netherlands. Thanks to all attendees for this inspiring and wonderful conference!
Andrea Evers as new member at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has selected Andrea Evers as one of their new members.
ZonMw Medical Inspirator Award for research ‘Lyme paralyses lives’ Together with patient representatives, clinician-researchers from Radboucumc, Amsterdam UMC, and researchers from Leiden University (Andrea Evers and Henriët van Middendorp) have received the Medical Inspirator Prize 2019 from ZonMw.