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Astrid de Wind

Astrid de Wind

Postdoc researcher within Department of Public and Occupational Health

In 2003 Astrid started studying Psychology at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, where she obtained a master’s degree in Industrial- and Organizational Psychology in 2008. After earning this degree she followed the Advanced Research Program at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2009-2010.

In 2011 Astrid started her PhD project  at the Department of Public and Occupational Health of the VU University Medical Center  and the Department Work, Health and Care of the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research TNO. During her PhD project she followed the Postgraduate Epidemiology Program at EpidM, VU University Medical Center, where she obtained a master’s degree in Epidemiology in 2014. In addition, Astrid followed the University Teaching Programme at the VU University, where she obtained a University Teaching Qualification in 2015. During her PhD project Astrid gave several guest lectures at the master course Work and Health (Work and Organizational Psychology, VU University) and the bachelor course Health@Work (Health Sciences, VU University). In 2014 Astrid visited the National Research Centre for the Working Environment in Copenhagen several times to work on a study about work, health and retirement.

As of September 2015 Astrid works as a postdoctoral researcher at the VU University Medical Center within the Department of Public and Occupational Health. Her research focuses on the relation between health and work participation.