dr. JN (Joanne) LeerlooijerEducation coordinator and lecturer
Joanne Leerlooijer is education coordinator and lecturer for the chair groups Strategic Communication (COM) and Knowledge, Technology and Innovation (KTI). As education coordiantor she coordinates education, including thesis and internship supervision and in this position she is a linking pin between students, staff and study advisors.
As lecturer she coordinates and facilitates courses that relate to communication and intervention design, in health and other life sciences. She also supervises BSc/ MSc theses and internships.
Her expertise relates to the systematic planning, using Intervention Mapping, of (health promotion) interventions in the Netherlands and in African and Asian countries. She is involved as researcher in the design of interventions aimed at antibiotics reduction in pig farming in the Netherlands. She also supervises a PhD candidate who is doing research in Uganda on stigma reduction and retention in care of young people living with HIV.