Department of Public and Occupational Health, VUmc Amsterdam

The department is part of VU University Medical Center Amsterdam and the home of Evalua Nederland B.V. founder professors Van Mechelen, Van der Beek and Anema. It has about 120 employees of whom 45 work in the ‘Section Work and Health’. This section studies: 1. worksite health promotion; 2. prevention of work-related health effects; 3. return to work after sick leave and work disability; and 4. costs and benefits of work-related interventions. The section has structural collaboration with several occupational health services and large companies, as well as with the Dutch Institute for Employee Benefit Schemes (UWV). For more info see