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Lidewij Vat

Vrije Universiteit (VU)
Researcher and Lecturer Meaningful and Sustainable Patient Engagement
Lidewij (Eva) Vat is a researcher and trainer in patient and public engagement. Her work focuses on creating partnerships between patients, professionals and researchers to drive meaningful innovation. Her research aims to better understand the key conditions needed for patient engagement initiatives to transform research practices and health outcomes. She works with the PARADIGM consortium to co-develop tools for monitoring and evaluation of the value and impact of patient engagement.