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Joeri  Kalter

Joeri Kalter graduated in physiotherapy in 2007. After his graduation, he started as a research assistant at the Saxion University of Aplied Sciences (Enschede, the Netherlands), where he assisted in different projects including the Functional Capacity Evaluations in the Cohort Hip and Cohort Knee study.

In September 2011, Joeri graduated from the research master 'Lifestyle and Chronic Disorders' at the VU university Amsterdam (the Netherlands). He completed two scientific papers for this master program; 'Taping patients with clinical signs of subacromial impingement syndrome: the design of a randomized controlled trial' at the EMGO+ Institute and 'the role of predictive factors on bone strength: the Nepean longitudinal study' at the George Institute for Global Health (Sydney, Australia).

In Januari 2012, he started working as a PhD student at the Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department of the EMGO+ Institute on the Predicting OptimaL cAncer Rehabilitation and Supportive care (POLARIS) study. Tailored to the mission of the Alpe d'HuZes foundation, this project aims to improve quality of life of cancer patients by optimizing cancer rehabilitation and supportive care using an individually tailored and evidence-based approach. The envisioned final product of the project - the clinical decision rule - will help clinicians and patients to find the most optimal cancer rehabilitation and supportive care program tailored to the patient's characteristics, capabilities and preferences.