Nelly van Uden-Kraan, PhD
Outpatient Clinic, room 2Y046
Since November 2010 Nelly van Uden-Kraan is employed as researcher in the research group “Living together with cancer”. Nelly her research focuses mainly on “e-health” in oncology. She is involved in several research projects:
2) Portal laryngectomy
3) Shared decision making in prostate cancer
4) Living after cancer
Nelly studied Communication Studies at the University of Twente in Enschede. After finishing her studies she started working at the University of Twente as a junior researcher. In November 2004 she started her PhD study on the meaning of participation in online peer support groups for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and breast cancer (University of Twente 2004-2008). Subsequently she worked as a health promoter on lifestyle projects in the primary health care setting (Public Health Service of Amsterdam, 2008-2010).