Every year more than 300 PhD theses are defended in the CaRE insitutes. All four institutes are asked to nominate 3 of that’s year best dissertations. The jury, the four members of the board of governors, score and discuss these dissertations to award one of these 12 PhD thesis with the CaRe dissertation award.

Winner of the CaRe award 2022

Hille Voss

Top 3

  • Hille Voss
  • Florien Kruse
  • Katya Sion

Nominations 2022


  1. Svenja Petersohn; Health technology assessment of treatment for peripheral arterial disease  
  2. Katya Sion; Connecting Conversations. Experienced quality of care from the resident’s
  3. Karlijn Thoonen; Breaking through the clouds: towards understanding sunburn, sun exposure and sun protection of children in the Netherlands


  1. Niek Koenders; Ban bedcentricity: stimulating patients’ physical activity during hospital stay by
  2. Roy Kohnen; Conscious patients with severe chronic acquired brain injury in Dutch nursing homes
  3. Florien Kruse; Healthcare provision: open for business?


  1. Lisan Hidding; MY DAILY MOVES: Determinants and measurement of movement behaviors from the child-perspective
  2. Jody Hoenink; Healthy eating made easier 
  3. Bart Laan; De-implementation of low-value care. Less is more 


  1. Hille Voss; Advance Care Planning in palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities

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