Liset van Dijk

Liset is research coordinator of pharmaceutical care. Her main research interests include adherence to medication, pharmacy health services research,  drug utilisation research, international comparisons, and policy evaluation. She is executive member of ESPACOMP,  member of the honorary editorial board of the Journal Patient Preference and Adherence, associate editor of Frontiers Pharmacology  and board member of the “Centrum voor Patiënt en Geneesmiddel”. She was the project leader of five European DG-Santé funded projects. She was/is the co-promotor of ten PhD-theses.

Job experience

  •  Research coordinator, NIVEL (Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research), Utrecht (2005 – present)
  •  Guest researcher department of Pharmacoepidemiology and Clinical Pharmacy, Utrecht University (2007 – 2013)
  •  (Senior) researcher, NIVEL (Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research), Utrecht (1999 – 2005) 
  •  Assistant professor Social Science Research Methods, Wageningen University, Department of Sociology (1997 – 1999)
  •  Post-doc researcher, Utrecht University, Department of Sociology (from 1997 to 1999: 0.4 fte) (1996 – 1999)
  •  Visiting research fellow Department of Sociology University of Arizona (prof. Paula England) & Survey Research Center University of Michigan (prof. Sandra Hofferth), NWO Talent Stipend (now Rubicon) (1995)


  •  PhD, Utrecht University, Sociology (1990 – 1994)
  •  MSc, Wageningen Univerity Home Economics & Consumer Sciences (1987-1990), Master theses in Health Sciences in Social Science Research Methods
  •  BSc, Diedenoort, Wageningen, discipline: Households & Communication (with honors) (1983 – 1987)
  •  Secondary school (Atheneum), Dongemond College Raamsdonksveer 1977 – 1983