J.M. (Hanneke) van Dongen was born in 1982 in Haarlem. She studied “Health Sciences” and “Human Movement Sciences” at the VU University in Amsterdam. In 2008 she received both master degrees.
From December 2008 till November 2009 she worked as a junior researcher at the Department of Public and Occupational Health of the EMGO+ institute. In December 2009 she started as a PhD-student at the Department of Health Sciences (Unit: Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment) of the EMGO+ Institute. The project is called “Economic Evaluations of Lifestyle Interventions in Occupational Health”.