Cécile Boot new APH program leader Societal Participation & Health

Cécile Boot   Cécile Boot

As of June 2020, Cécile Boot is the new program leader of Societal Participation & Health (SP&H). Cécile will take over this role from Allard van der Beek, who has fulfilled this role since APH was founded in 2016. Cécile will lead the SP&H program alongside Angela de Boer.

Cécile Boot obtained her masters degree Biomedical Health Sciences (2000) and PhD in occupational health (2004) at the Radboud University Nijmegen. In 2008, she started as a senior researcher at the department of public and occpuational health and EMGO+ Institute for Health and Care research and since 2017, her research is embedded in the program Societal participation and health of the Amsterdam Public Health research institute. Her research focuses on how work influences health, and how vulnerable groups, such as workers with chronic disease, or older workers, of working informal caregivers can prolong work participation sustainably until retirement. 

Since 2018, she is endowed professor at the Radboud University, faculty of Social Sciences, in the section Work, Health and Performance where she focuses on healthy working in elderly care.

Contact information

Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc
Van der Boechorststraat 7, Medische Faculteit (MF), room D-346, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands

T: +31 20 4449680; E: crl.boot@amsterdamumc.nl

T2: +31 20 4448387 (no secretary)