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Nikki Claassen-van Dessel (1987) works as a PhD-student at the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU Medical Center.

In 2011 she completed her master in Medicine at the University of Amsterdam. After her graduation she worked as a medical doctor at the Gynaecology and Obstetrics department of the Kennemer Gasthuis hospital in Haarlem. In July 2012 she started her PhD project, which is entitled:

"The PROSPECTS study: prognosis, predictors and perpetuating factors of MUPS: a prospective cohort study "

She combines this PhD project with her General Practice residency (AIOTHO traject: arts in opleiding tot huisarts en onderzoeker).