After graduation from Radboud University in Nijmegen in 1999, Annicka van der Plas started working as a research-psychologist in the field of addiction and mental health. In January 2010 she started working at EMGO+ within the department of Public and Occupational Health. She worked as a PhD student on evaluation of case management in palliative care. She currenlty works as a postdoctoral researcher on several projects.
1) A project investigating the care (costs) and treatments that people receive in their last year of life, using health claims data and data from Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
2) PaTz (palliative care at home; PAlliatieve ThuisZorg) on cooperation between GPs and home care nurses.
3) Advance Care Planning in primary care for frail older persons and their carers
4) 'Kwartiermaker' (Quartermaster) for the palliative care consortium Noord Holland en Flevoland.