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Myrra Vernooij-Dassen


Prof. Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (PhD) is principal investigator in the Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen. She has a chair on psychosocial aspects of care for frail elderly people. She is affiliated to the scientific Institute of Quality of healthcare and to the Kalorama Foundation.

She is trained in sociology and has performed a large body of research on quality of care, especially on dementia care and palliative care and on care transitions. She has 30 PhD students and has published more than 180 internationals articles.

She is involved in several European Union funded projects, is chair of Interdem, a pan-European research group on detection and timely INTERvention in DEMentia and is honorary visiting professor of the School of Health of Bradford University and the Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Joint Programming Initiative for Neurodegenerative Diseases.

Myrra Vernooij received the Dutch royal honor to be promoted to officer in the order of Orange-Nassau.



Last Updated: Thursday 05 February 2015