Prof. Dr. Danielle Timmermans
Prof. Danielle Timmermans is professor of Public Health Risk Communication at Amsterdam UMC VU University. Her research group is internationally prominent and in the Netherlands the leading research group on perception and communication of health risks. Research focus is how to inform and communicate with the public about health and safety risks in order to foster informed and deliberate decision making about e.g. prenatal screening, cancer screening, vaccination. The RISC group collaborates with several societal and professional parties (e.g. National Institute of Public Health and the Environment; several clinical departments of hospitals).