Postdoctoral researcher at the Biobehavioral Pediatric Pain (BPP) Lab, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine since October 2017, under supervision of Laura Simons. My PhD research focused on Cognitive Neuroscience and Metabolic Pediatrics (Jan 2011-April 2014, Maastricht University, Netherlands, under supervision of Bernadette Jansma and Estela Rubio-Gozalbo). After my PhD, I started my first postdoc at Maastricht University, at the Department of Cognitive Neuroscience and the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, under supervision of Amanda Kaas and Jeroen de Jong. My main research interests include (pediatric) chronic pain, psychosocial and sensory aspects of (chronic) pain, and pain rehabilitation.
Honors & Awards
Scanning Circles of Pain Engagement (SCOPE), Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) Postdoctoral Support Grant (1-1-2019)
Bachelor of Science, Maastricht University (2008)
Master of Science, Maastricht University (2010)
Doctor of Philosophy, Maastricht University (2014)