Dike van de Mheen studied Health Sciences at Maastricht University, The Netherlands, and is epidemiologist. In 1998 she successfully defended her PhD thesis “Inequalities in health, to be continued? A life course perspective on socio-economic inequalities in health”. She was researcher and senior advisor at the Rotterdam Area Health Authority, and researcher and assistant professor at Erasmus University Rotterdam, Department of Public Health. She was director of IVO Addiction Research Institute Rotterdam, professor “Addiction Research” at Erasmus University in Rotterdam and professor “Care and prevention of risky behaviour and addiction” at Maastricht University.
She has extensive experience in research (both quantitative and qualitative) on public health, care research, vulnerable groups and addiction (on both substances like drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and addictive behaviours such as gambling and video gaming). She is member of several committees and (advisory)boards.
Co-creation, Care Research, Public Health, Addiction, Vulnerable Groups, Alcohol and Drug Policy
Mastertrack Health, Wellbeing & Society
Tranzo collaborates with more than 75 societal partners on a structural base in Academic Collaborative Centers. In addition we collaborate with ca. 120 partners in different research projects.