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Academic Medical Center
University of Amsterdam
Kirsten Douma graduated in Clinical (Neuro)psychology from University of Amsterdam (1997- 2003). She then performed her master’s research at the Netherlands Cancer Institute on cognitive functioning after high-dose chemotherapy. She carried out her clinical internship at two nursery homes in Hoorn and wrote a master thesis about the influence of normal aging on the development of depression.
Kirsten Douma subsequently worked as a research assistant, researcher and PhD-student at the Netherlands Cancer Institute. In December 2009, she finished her PhD project entitled ‘The psychosocial and behavioural impact of familial adenomatous polyposis’. She then joined the Academic Medical Centre (AMC) in Amsterdam as a post-doc.
Currently, she works as a post-doctoral researcher and Dutch Cancer Society Fellow at the AMC investigating communication about oncogenetic information. She is also a member of the advisory board of the Dutch Lynch-Polyposis Patient Association and deputy chair of the IPOS Early Career Professional Committee.
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