Current PhD students


Simone 't Hooft

Topic: Situations, needs, and support for people in vulnerable positions

Promotion team: Prof. Gera Nagelhout, Dr. Margriet Lenkens, Dr. Sarah Stutterheim

Institute: IVO Research Institute and Maastricht University (Netherlands)

Started: September 2022


Dorine van Namen

Topic: The consequences of addiction in the family for young adult relatives

Promotion team: Prof. Gera Nagelhout, Prof. Hein de Vries, Dr. AnneLoes van Staa, Dr. Sander Hilberink

Institute: Maastricht University (Netherlands) and Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences (Netherlands)

Started: January 2020


Cloé Geboers

Topic: Impact of tobacco taxation on smoking in the Netherlands

Promotion team: Prof. Marc Willemsen, Prof. Gera Nagelhout, Prof. Hein de Vries, Dr. Math Candel

Institute: Maastricht University and Trimbos Institute (Netherlands)

Started: January 2020


Nikita Poole

Topic: Reception, impact and industry opposition to tobacco control policy

Promotion team: Prof. Gera Nagelhout, Prof. Marc Willemsen, Dr. Floor van den Brand

Institute: Maastricht University and IVO Research Institute (Netherlands)

Started: September 2019


Pragati Hebbar

Topic: Implementation research for taking select tobacco control policy interventions to scale in India

Promotion team: Prof. Gera Nagelhout, Prof. Onno van Schayck, Dr. Giridhar Babu, Dr. Upendra Bhojani

Institute: Maastricht University (Netherlands) and Institute of Public Health (India)

Started: September 2019


Past PhD students


Dr. Thomas Martinelli

Topic: Exploring frontiers of drug addiction recovery through people, pathways and policy

Promotion team: Prof. Dike van de Mheen, Prof. Gera Nagelhout

Institute: Tilburg University and IVO Research Institute (Netherlands)

Finished: February 2023

PhD thesis: pdf not yet available


Dr. Margriet Lenkens

Topic: Mechanisms of experiential peer support for young people engaging in criminal behaviour

Promotion team: Prof. Frank van Lenthe, Prof. Godfried Engbersen, Prof. Gera Nagelhout

Institute: Erasmus University Medical Centre and IVO Research Institute (Netherlands)

Finished: April 2022

PhD thesis: download pdf here, website


Dr. Floor van den Brand

Topic: Effect of financial incentives for smoking cessation at the workplace
Promotion team: Prof. Onno van Schayck, Prof. Gera Nagelhout, Prof. Niels Chavannes, Dr. Bjorn Winkens
Institute: Maastricht University (Netherlands)
Finished: October 2020
PhD thesis: download pdf here


Dr. Dirk Jan van Mourik

Topic: Evaluation of pictorial warning labels on cigarette packages in the Netherlands
Promotion team: Prof. Hein de Vries, Prof. Marc Willemsen, Prof. Gera Nagelhout
Institute: Maastricht University (Netherlands)
Finished: December 2019
PhD thesis: download pdf here


Dr. Karin Hummel

Topic: Evaluation of inconsistently implemented tobacco control policies in the Netherlands
Promotion team: Prof. Hein de Vries, Prof. Marc Willemsen, Dr. Gera Nagelhout
Institute: Maastricht University (Netherlands)
Finished: September 2017
PhD thesis: download pdf here


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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