Epidemiology and Biometry

Department für Versorgungsforschung

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Ammerländer Heerstr. 140

Research Focus

  • Cancer Epidemiology
  • Health Services Research
  • Quality of life





  • Since 9/2015: Junior scientific staff at the University of Oldenburg, Division of Epidemiology and Biometry
  • Since 9/2011: Physiotherapist in different practices
  • 9/2010 - 8/2013: Master of Science (MSc) in Sociology at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands with the focus on sociology of health, care and well-being
  • 9/2006 - 8/2010: Bachelor of Health in Physiotherapy at the Hanze University Groningen, the Netherlands



Current Projects

  • Early detection and care of prostate cancer patients





Bakker R H, Riemersma N, Brunner A, Kappen S, Buter M, & Tuinstra J (2016). Mantelzorg en Mindfulness: Gevolgen van de Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction interventie op kwaliteit van leven van overbelaste mantelzorgers. TSG: Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 94(1), 16-19.


You can find a list of further publications and presentations at Publications.


Current lectures and seminars can be viewed here.