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Dr. W.J. Nusselder
Assistant Professor
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Wilma J. Nusselder, PhD is senior researcher at the Erasmus Medical Centre, Department of Public Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She has a master in Demography (University of Groningen) and a holds PhD from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Her main interest is in population health, including: health expectancy (simulations), quantification in health impact assessment, trajectories and predictors of disability and (old age) mortality. She has extensive experience in life table analysis, including the Sullivan and Multi-State method, as well as in analysis of micro-level longitudinal data. Together with Johan Mackenbach, she was coordinator of the DYNAMO-HIA project, funded under the EU Public Health program. She has been a member of REVES, the International Network on Health Expectancy and the Disability Process, since 1993, has been co-investigator of several other EU-funded projects including the European Health Expectancy Monitoring Unit (EHLEIS).

Education and degrees:

 

1988                    MA (doctoraal) Non-Western Demography, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

1988                    MA (doctoraal) Economic Geography, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

1998                    PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Thesis: 'Compression or expansion of morbidity: an exploration of the conditions

 

Appointments:

 

1989 1989        Scientific researcher at the Research Center for Education and the Labor Market (ROA), University of Limburg, The Netherlands

1989 1991        Scientific researcher at the Nertherlands Interdisciplinary Institute (NIDI), The Hague, The Netherlands

1991 1993        Scientific researcher at the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL), Utrecht, The Netherlands

1993 1998        Scientific researcher for NWO at the Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands

1998 2012        Senior researcher at the Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands (since 2004 Erasmus Medical Centre)

2012                  Assistant  Professor at the Department of Public Health, Erasmus Medical Centre