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Dr. Marcel C. Adriaanse

  • Telefoon:+31 20 59 89946
  • Kamernr:u-437
  • E-mail:marcel.adriaanse@vu.nl
  • Onderdeel:faculteit der aard- en levenswetenschappen (sectie gezondheidseconomie- en doelmatigheidsonderzoek)
  • Functie:Lecturer at the department of Prevention & Public Health and coordinator of the 2-year master Public Health Research

Which working days present: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri.


  • MSc: Health Science, University Maastricht, 1995.
  • PhD: Psychological aspects of targeted screening for type 2 diabetes, Faculty of Medicine,
    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2004.

Short biography

Marcel Adriaanse started the study Health Sciences at University Maastricht in 1991 and finished it at 1995 with a major in Health Education. As part of this study, he conducted a research project on the perceptions of scholars regarding accidents in and around school.  After his study he worked as a researcher at the University Maastricht and at the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality. In 1999 he started his PhD at the faculty of Medicine at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. This project focused on the psychological aspects of targeted screening for type 2 diabetes within The Hoorn Screening Study. During this project he attended courses on epidemiology, statistics, diabetes and ethical aspects of research. Since September 2003, he works at the Institute of Health Sciences.

Fields of interest:
Screening, type 2 diabetes, epidemiology, health-related quality of life (health status, well-being and symptom distress), risk perception/ communication and health promotion.


  • Adriaanse MC, Dekker JM, Nijpels G, Heine RJ, Snoek FJ, Pouwer F. Associations between depressive symptoms and insulin resistance: The Hoorn Study. Diabetologia 49:2874–2877, 2006
  • Adriaanse MC, Snoek FJ. The psychological impact of screening for type 2 diabetes. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews 22;20-25, 2006
  • Adriaanse MC, Dekker JM, Spijkerman AMW, Twisk JWR, Nijpels G, van der Ploeg HM, Heine RJ, Snoek FJ: Diabetes-related symptoms and negative mood in participants of a targeted population-screening program for type 2 diabetes. The Hoorn Screening Study. Quality of Life Research 14:1501-1509, 2005.

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