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Gerdien Regts
I am a postdoc researcher at the Faculty of Economics and Business, department Operations. My research interests are in the field of Healthcare Management and include regional healthcare networks, value-based healthcare, and evaluating the hospitalist, a new medical function in Dutch hospitals. Currently, I'm involved in a project in which we investigate the way in which value-based healthcare in regional oncology networks facilitates improvement of healthcare delivery.

Gerdien Regts
Gerdien Regts

Sander van Lanen
I am an urban geographer working on the intersections of economy and culture. My research focuses on the everyday consequences of poverty, concentrated deprivation, and the political economy of everyday life. In other words, how political decisions and economic transformation transform everyday practices like work, mobility and leisure. This includes considerations of work, health, housing, social life and many more.

Extra keywords: Social inclusion/exclusion

Sander van Lanen
Sander van Lanen

Tess Osborne
Tess Osborne is a social geographer with a focus in two connecting areas: first, exploring the application of technology as a research tool and in everyday life, including biosensing, digital worlds, and GIS; second, examining questions around embodiment and health and wellbeing, particularly how these relate to the built environment. She is currently working on the Meaningful Mobility project to develop and implement new approaches to enhance research of mobility and health in later life.

Tess Osborne
Tess Osborne

Albert Boonstra
Albert Boonstra is a full professor of Information Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. His research interests include the implementation of advanced information technologies in healthcare environments, especially the socio-political dimensions. He is interested in the transformative potential of digital technologies in healthcare, including eHealth, Internet of Things, Electronic Health Records and Telecare. He presented his work at international conferences and is author of three books and more than 60 international journal articles. He is senior editor of Information Systems Journal. He is research fellow of research school SOM and of the Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health.

Extra keyword: Implementation

Albert Boonstra
Albert Boonstra

Louise Meijering
Louise is associate professor in Health Geography and is leading a research programme on Well-being, mobility and attachment to place in later life. Her key contributions to the field have been on the outdoor mobility of older adults; place and identity after stroke; and the multi-dimensionality of well-being in later life. Her work is interdisciplinary, at the intersection of geography, gerontology and public health. Currently, she is leading an ERC-funded project called Meaningful Mobility, in which she aims to develop a novel approach to in- and outdoor movement in later life, in the Netherlands, United Kingdom and India.

Louise Meijering
Louise Meijering

Hinke Haisma
Hinke holds a position as professor in Child Nutrition and Population Health at the Population Research Centre (PRC), at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, the Netherlands. She has a background (MSc) in Human Nutrition from Wageningen University (1992), and a PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Groningen (2004). She was a nutrition officer at the IAEA from 1995 to 1998, and was thereafter employed by WHO and seconded to the Federal University in Pelotas, Brazil (until 2002). Since 2009 she is employed at the PRC in Groningen, where she leads the research line Global Health & Development.

Her research focuses on people's capabilities in relation to child health and nutrition across the globe. In her research, she applies theories from various disciplines (social and behavioural sciences, evolutionary biology), and applies both quantitative and qualitative methods for data collection and analysis including ethnographic methods.

Her countries of study are Tanzania, India, Brazil, and the Netherlands.

Extra keyword: Child Nutrition

Hinke Haisma
Hinke Haisma
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