Care and Public Health Research Institute

CAPHRI is one of Maastricht University’s largest research institutes, with a focus on Healthcare Innovation and Public Health Research. Our goal is simple. We aim to improve people’s health by performing the highest quality, multidisciplinary research across the complete healthcare chain, ranging from prevention and primary care to aftercare and rehabilitation. CAPHRI has attracted the top scientists from around the world to contribute to this mission.

Thinking beyond numbers: Nursing staff and quality of care in nursing homes

Thesis Ramona Backhaus

Active Living: The role of the primary school environment on children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour

Thesis Dave Van Kann

In search of balance: Promoting healthy gestational weight gain

Thesis Astrid Merkx

Attention for Lyme prevention: Educational tools to prevent tick bites and Lyme borreliosis

Thesis Desirée Beaujean

Pharmacy Preparations: European quality standards and regulation

Thesis Henk Scheepers

Assessing the impact of gout: Validating and understanding outcomes

Thesis Bart Spaetgens