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Healthcare

Healthcare

Keeping healthcare affordable but sustainable and just at the same time. This crucial dilemma is the focus of many of our researchers from the viewpoint of economics, governance, sociology, psychology, law and ethics. Many of them cooperate closely with healthcare professionals.


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  • The oldest human does not get any older 31 Aug 2017Press release The oldest human does not get any older
    PRESS RELEASE 31 August 2017 - On average, people live longer, but the very oldest among us have not gotten any older over the last thirty years. This is shown by forthcoming statistical research conducted by statisticians Jesson Einmahl MSc and Professor John Einmahl of Tilburg University, and Professor Emeritus Laurens de Haan of Erasmus University Rotterdam. They base their conclusion on precise ages at death of 75,000 Dutch people who died in the last 30 years at the age of at least 94.

  • Having kids lowers women’s self-esteem 12 Jul 2017Direct link Having kids lowers women’s self-esteem

  • Alumna Brenda Adoyo starts Venus Cups project in Kenya 08 Jun 2017News Alumna Brenda Adoyo starts Venus Cups project in Kenya
    Brenda Adoyo from Kenya has a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences and a Master’s in Strategic management. She graduated in March 2017. Two years ago, and still a student at the time at Tilburg University, Brenda started the Menstrual Cup project in Kenya.

  • Mathematical models improve the quality and efficacy of radiotherapy 30 Mar 2017Press release Mathematical models improve the quality and efficacy of radiotherapy
    PRESS RELEASE 30. March - Radiotherapy, in which radioactive radiation is used to damage cancer cells, is a common cancer treatment. However, the people applying the treatment are only human and there are other uncertainties involved in it. On March 31st, Marleen Balvert will be defending her PhD thesis in which she shows that these risk scan be reduced using mathematical optimization models.

  • Letting go of worries during pregnancy associated with healthier birth weight 23 Mar 2017News Letting go of worries during pregnancy associated with healthier birth weight
    Attending to the present moment in an accepting way (mindfulness) during pregnancy may be beneficial for both mother and her baby, as mother’s subsequent mood is better and baby’s birth weight is healthier. That is the main conclusion of new research by Tilburg University.


  • Center of Research on Psychological and Somatic disorders
    Theme: Medical and clinical psychology
  • Scientific Centre for Care and Welfare
    Theme: Transformation in care and welfare

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Luijkx, K.G.
Name prof. dr. K.G. (Katrien) Luijkx
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Tranzo, Scientific center for care and welfare
Position Full Professor
Room T 421
Phone +31 13 466 2895
E-mail k.g.luijkx@tilburguniversity.edu
Somsen, J.
Name prof.mr. J. (Han) Somsen
Tilburg Law School
Department European and International Public Law
Position Full Professor
Room M 531
Phone +31 13 466 2742
E-mail han.somsen@tilburguniversity.edu
Vingerhoets, A.J.J.M.
Name prof. dr. A.J.J.M. (Ad) Vingerhoets
TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Medical and Clinical Psychology
Position Full Professor
Room T 522
Phone +31 13 466 2087
E-mail vingerhoets@tilburguniversity.edu
Huijbers, W.
Name dr. W. Huijbers
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Communication and Information Sciences
Position Assistant Professor
Room D 336
Phone +31 13 466 3672
E-mail w.huijbers@tilburguniversity.edu

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