Angelique (A.E.) de Rijk

Phone: +31 (0)43 3881475, +31 (0)43 3882223
Birthdate: 03-03-1969
Room: UNS40C 4.536


Personal statement:


Re-integration into work will always demand a human approach - Arbeidsre-integratie blijft mensenwerk



Medicine (Erasmus University Rotterdam): 1987-1989

Cambridge First Certificate (London): 1990

Bachelor and Master Psychology (Radboud University Nijmegen): 1990-1994 (Master thesis on burnout in intensive care nurses)

PhD-thesis in Health Psychology (Utrecht University): 1999 (PhD-thesis 'Fatigue in general practice patients: an empirical study of fatigue in general practice patients and the development of the Quality-Quantity model for understanding fatigue')


Research on: Sickness absence, Work disability, Return-to-work / re-integration into work, Work-Life interference, Gender and health,  Cardiac rehabilitation,  Breast cancer and return-to-work, Work stress, occupational health policy evaluation, Stakeholder (employee, client, professional) perspectives, Multi-method research, student well-being and teacher well-being.

Regarding education, I am vice-director of the master Work, Health and Career since 2013. I am co-ordinator of the course on Strategies in Work & Health and co-ordinator of the course 'Life-long Healthy' in the first year of the bachelor Health Sciences. I am involved in diverse working lectures on occupational health (e.g. international policy comparison, prevention of burnout etc.) in the bachelor and master of Medicine. I am also involved in developing educational innovations within the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, such as supporting student employability and wellbeing, working with portfolios and working in self-steering tutorial groups. Finally, I advise on projects to promote teacher wellbeing and to reduce their work demands.



CAPHRI Care and Public Health Research Institute (Full professor)
Social Medicine (Full professor)
Work and health, specialising in re-integration into work
Working days:
All except Wednesday afternoon