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Hans van der Wouden

Johannes C. (Hans) van der Wouden is associate professor at the Department of General Practice and Elderly Care Medicine, and involved in research in general practice and elderly care, as well as in vocational training of future general practitioners. He has a broad interest, encompassing methodological areas such as epidemiology, randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews.

Currently, his research focus is on mental health, medically unexplained symptoms and health care in the elderly.

Before he started at VU University Medical Center, he worked for over 27 years at the department of general practice at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam. His main focus there was research in children in general practice.