Di-Janne has worked as a researcher in the Research group Innovation of Movement Care since 2016. She focuses on innovation in the physiotherapy profession in the broadest sense. The key themes studied in her research are interprofessional collaboration, district-oriented care, innovation & implementation and physical self-sufficiency.
After becoming a certified physiotherapist in 2007, Di-Janne obtained a master’s degree in Physiotherapy Science in 2010. In 2018, she was conferred a PhD for her research into personalised, non-surgical care for patients suffering from osteoarthritis of the hip and/or knee.
From 2010 to 2016, she worked as a junior researcher for the NIVEL research institute.
Fields of expertise
- Personalised care
- Interprofessional collaboration
- Psychometric evaluation of the Decision Support Tool for Functional Independence in community-dwelling older people
- A Health Care Value Framework for Physical Therapy Primary Health Care Organizations
- Identifying goals, roles and tasks of extended scope physiotherapy in Dutch primary care- an exploratory, qualitative multi-step study