02-06-2016
Kasia Czabanowska elected an ASPHER President
On 25 May 2016 at the yearly Deans and Directors of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER) Retreat at the National... more
02-06-2016
On 25 May 2016, both Prof. Ruud Kempen and Prof Jos Schols were installed by the Health Council of the Netherlands as members of the committee that will develop recommendations for the Ministry of... more
01-06-2016
2 June 201616.00 hrs.
PhD ceremony Ingrid van den HovenSupervisor: Prof. V.C.G. Tjan-HeijnenCo-supervisors: Dr R.M.H. Roumen, MMC Veldhoven, Dr A.C. Voogd,IKNL EindhovenTitle: Clinical prediction... more
01-06-2016
Daan Westra awarded Best International Paper at the Academy of Management
Daan Westra has received the Best International Paper award of the Academy of Management’s Health Care Management division.... more
30-05-2016
Sharing knowledge & inspiration – Valorisation Lunch Series
First Lunch: Monday 30 May, 12:00 - 13:00 | Co Greepzaal, UNS 60 Speaker: Jos Prickaerts | Looking back: do’s and don’ts for... more
30-05-2016
Sander Dekker visits the Health Elementary School of the Future
On Monday 23 May Sander Dekker, the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, visited the project Healthy Elementary School of... more
27-05-2016
Dutch Hacking Health Award for Christel van Beijsterveld and department physical therapy MUMC+
From 20-22 May 2016, the Maastricht version of the ‘Dutch Hacking Health’ was organised by Maastricht... more
26-05-2016
‘Revalidatiefonds’ grant for COAD study
The ‘Revalidatiefonds’ awarded a grant for a subproject of the COAD study to Prof. Rob Smeets and Laura Beckers of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.... more
23-05-2016
Dr Annemarie Koster appointed member of Health Council Committee
On 13 May 2016, Dr Annemarie Koster (Associate Professor at the Department of Social Medicine) was installed by the Health Council of... more
17-05-2016
Jany Rademakers, endowed professor of Health Literacy and Patient Participation“Not all patients can assume an active role”
Citizens – as patients – are by no means all able to assume an active role... more
17-05-2016
John Penders awarded NWO Vidi-grant
In total, NWO received 572 project proposals of which 87 were granted. John Penders (NUTRIM/CAPHRI) was awarded a Vidi-grant for his research project ‘Unwanted... more
14-05-2016
After the great start of the conference series byteMAL in Maastricht, the next conference is coming up in Aachen on 17 June 2016. byteMAL (Bioinformatics for Young inTernational researchers Expo) is... more
13-05-2016
In August 2015 Jany Rademakers was appointed as endowed Professor ‘Health Literacy and Patient Participation’. Jany will accept this position with the delivery of an inaugural lecture on Friday 13... more
13-05-2016
Scoliosis is a condition that leads to strong 3-D deformation of the spinal column. It occurs in adolescent female children, often without obvious cause, but also later in life as degenerative... more
13-05-2016
Maurice Zeegers has been Scientific Director of the CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care for six months now: “This is an organisation with motivated and very talented researchers”
“It is... more
04-05-2016
Chris Arts appointed Associate Professor
As of 1 May 2016, Dr Chris Arts has been appointed Associate Professor Translational biomaterials research. Chris Arts has been working as lecturer and senior... more
02-05-2016
PhD cum laude for Hanneke Beerens
On 29 April 2016 Hanneke Beerens defended her PhD thesis entitled ‘Adding life to years; quality of life of people with dementia receiving long-term care’ and was... more
01-05-2016
12 May 201612.00 hrs.

PhD ceremony Tanja DorresteijnSupervisors: Prof. G. Kempen, Prof. J. VlaeyenCo-supervisor: Dr G. ZijlstraTitle: A home-based program to manage concerns about falls; Feasibility... more
22-04-2016
Klasien Horstman appointed member of ZonMw Committee Fostering Responsible Research Practices
On 21 April 2016 ZonMw installed a new Committee Fostering Responsible Research Practices. This committee... more
20-04-2016
Milena Pavlova receives AXA Award of 250,000 Euro
The AXA awards are endowed by the AXA Research Fund, which is the Science Philanthropy Initiative of the AXA Insurance Group. The awards are prizes... more
04-04-2016
As per 1 April 2016, Prof. Jeanine Verbunt was appointed head of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. She succeeds Prof. Rob Smeets. The department’s research is embedded within CAPHRI’s... more
01-04-2016
8 April 201612.00 hrs.

PhD ceremony Marieke RoozeboomSupervisor: Prof. P.M. SteijlenCo-supervisors: Dr N.W.J. Kelleners-Smeets, Dr P.J. NelemansTitle: Diagnosis and treatment of basal cell... more
01-04-2016
Five CAPHRI researchers have been appointed by Royal Decree as member of The Health Council of the Netherlands for a period of 4 years. The Health Council is an independent scientific advisory body... more
22-03-2016
On 14 March 2016 the Dr Jan Huynen Award was presented to the best PhD dissertation in the field of life– and biomedical sciences. Out of 84 applications the jury selected five nominees from which... more

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