Dolf de Boer


  • Member editorial staff Journal “Tijdschrift Gezondheidswetenschappen”(TSG)
  • Member of the group of methodological experts (MEX) of the Dutch Health Care Institute
  • Member of the Patient Reported Outcomes expertise network of the Dutch Federation of University Medical Centres

Job experience

  • 2016 – Program coordinator Care from the patient perspective
  • 2007 – 2016 (Senior) researcher patient experiences
  • 2013 – 2015 Project leader of the collaboration of the NIVEL and the Dutch Health Care institute
  • 2010 – 2014 Editor for the Zorgbalans in cooperation with RIVM


  • 2003 – 2006 PhD at the University of Birmingham (UK) on the effects of acute mental stress on blood composition.
  • 1997 – 2001 MSc Pscychology

Supervision of PhD students

  • 2014 – Bianca Wiering. Patient involvement in the development and use of PROMs. (ongoing, provisional title)
  • 2012 – 2015 Maarten Krol. Numbers telling the tale. On the validity of patient experience surveys and the usability of their results.