Joost Dekker, PhD

Joost Dekker is Professor of Allied Health Care at the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His research concerns behavioral factors in somatic disease. He focuses on musculoskeletal disorders, cancer, and neurological disorders. He is (co)author of more than 415 international and more than 180 national scientific publications. He supervised 38 successfully defended PhD theses.