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Art van Schaaijk, PhD
Researcher (postdoc) Professions in Healthcare and Manpower Planning


As a researcher within the team of professions in healthcare and manpower planning, I am involved in research on healthcare professionals. In addition, I contribute to ongoing research projects within the department in which I pay special attention to work ability and sustainable employability.



Dr. Art van Schaaijk is a health scientist with a degree in movement sciences of the University of Maastricht. During his master's degree 'Biology of human performance and health' he specialized in performance and its analysis. After this he conducted research into the work ability of at the Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, where he obtained his PhD on this subject at the University of Amsterdam/Amsterdam UMC.
BSc. Health sciences, Human movement sciences (Maastricht University)
MSc. Biology of Human Performance and Health (Maastricht University)
Phd-dissertation Work ability related to job demands and functional limitations in various occupational populations (Amsterdam UMC/University of Amsterdam)