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dr. H.M. Kupper

Associate Professor 

TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology


Nina Kupper Ph.D. is associate professor of Medical and Clinical Psychology at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Before her appointment at Tilburg University she worked at the Georgia Prevention Institute, Georgia Regents University, Augusta (GA), US.

Dr. Kupper received her Ph.D. from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands (2005), focusing on the behavioral genetics of ambulatory cardiovascular functioning. Since then, her research career has centered on explanatory mechanisms in behavioral cardiology.

Currently, Dr. Kupper investigates individual differences in association with psychophysiological mechanisms in patients with heart disease. At the moment, several studies are running (THORESCI, PSYCHE) in which she investigates psychological risk and protection factors and related biobehavioral mechanisms in association with cardiovascular disease progression after percutaneous coronary intervention.

With respect to the educational program at Tilburg University, Dr. Kupper lectures in the Medical Psychology master program, and the Individual Differences & Assessment Research Master. She is course director of several courses. Since 2010, dr. Kupper has been the Chair of the School's Ethics Revieew Board.

Dr. Kupper is actively involved in the field of Psychosomatic Medicine, serving on the editorial boards of Psychosomatic Medicine and General Hospital Psychiatry. She also has served as a reviewer of NWO and Dutch Heart Foundation grant applications.


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Last amended: 31 March 2017