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Britt van Dongen

PhD candidate

Britt van Dongen has been working as a researcher within the Research Group Innovation of Movement Care since January 2024. Here, she works full-time on the research project SMART, where she conducts research into relevant behaviors and behavior change techniques in people with osteoarthritis.

Britt completed a Bachelor's degree in Health Psychology at Utrecht University, after which she obtained a Master's degree in Health Promotion and Behavior Change at the University of Amsterdam. Prior to her current position, she had a role as a research assistant in an intervention study into behavior change in older adults at the UvA.

Fields of Expertise

  • Behavior change
  • Research in the elderly


"Promoting public health by changing unhealthy behaviors and supporting healthy behaviors, that is my aim."

Britt van Dongen