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University Medical Center Groningen

prof. dr. A.V. (Adelita) Ranchor

Professor of Health Psychology
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+31 50 361 6650 (Telefoon secretariaat; graag contact per e-mail)


Health Psychology (see link below)

- Adjustment to chronic illness and its treatment, specifically the role of personality and social cognitions herein  
- Psychological aspects of (clinical) genetics (member ELSI group UMCG; see link below)
- Quality of life; benefit finding / post-traumatic growth
- Psychometrics

Focus on: genetics; organ transplantation; nephrology, cancer, cardiovascular disease 

Other positions

Member and vice chair Scientific Board Dutch Kidney Foundation.
Member Programme Committee "Leefstijl in de Zorg" ZonMW
Previous activities include: 2022-2023 Member Veni Committee NWO-SGW; 2016-2022 programme director research master Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology; 2011-2015 member ZonMW VIDI committee; 2009-2015 Associate Editor British Journal of Health Psychology; 2009-2012 Founder and chair Working Group Psychosociaal Onderzoek in de Nefrologie (PON; later SWON); 2008-2014 member Dutch Cancer Society committee for Social Oncology Research; 1998-2012 Program Leader Health Psychology Research Program, research institute SHARE UMCG.
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Contact information

Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands

De Brug, UMCG

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+31 50 361 6650 (Telefoon secretariaat; graag contact per e-mail)