Debbie ten Cate is a nurse, hbo lecturer and PhD candidate. She has been working as a PhD candidate in the Research group Chronic Diseases since November 2014. Her doctoral study is entitled ‘Early nursing nutrition intervention to prevent malnutrition before and after hospitalization in community-dwelling elderly’.
- 2010-present: HBO lecturer, Nursing BSc, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
- 2008-2010: Research nurse, Research & Development Cardiology, St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein
- 2006-2008: Care coordinator, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery department, St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein
- 2004-2006: Nurse, Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery department, St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein
- 2007-2010: Health Sciences master’s degree programme, Utrecht University Major: Nursing Studies
- 2000-2003: Nursing BA degree programme, work-study programme, Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden Degree conferred in 2003.
- 1996-2001: Master’s degree in Linguistics, University of Groningen, Major: Neurolinguistics Degree conferred in 2001.
- 1995-1996: First-year programme in Dutch Language and Literature, University of Groningen Degree conferred in 1996.
Other positions and activities:
- 2010: Member of the Counsel on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP).
- 2009: Member of Rho Chi Chapter at Large, Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing.
- 2004: Member of the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Hart- en Vaatverpleegkundigen (Dutch Association of Cardiovascular Nurses, NVHVV).
Fields of expertise
- Clinical research