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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Kaya Peerdeman wins ARPH Young Talent Award Kaya Peerdeman, from the Health, Medical and Neuropsychology unit, Leiden University, received the ARPH Young Talent Award for her research into the role of expectations in the experience of physical complaints
Liesbeth van Vliet receives 'For Women in Science'-award for placebo and communication research Liesbeth Van Vliet gets the chance to work at the NIAS institute with her scholarship on her research into communication with patients and their relatives in serious, often incurable diseases.
Special guests for the BENEFIT for all-project Thursday 29th November, the BENEFIT for all-project was visited by special guests.
Leiden university becomes first Dutch 'healthy university' Leiden University is the first Dutch university to join the Healthy Universities international network. Lifestyle workshops, rewards for good behaviour and the latest interventions encourage students and staff to live more healthily.