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Pediatric Psycho-Oncology Professionals
Martha Grootenhuis

First Name: Martha

Last Name: Grootenhuis

Position Title: Head Research Psychosocial Department Emma Children’s Hospital AMC

Job Responsibilities: Research

Education/Training: Psychology

About Me/My interests: I work in the field of pediatric psychology with a special focus for pediatric psycho-oncology. We focus on determinants of psychosocial functioning and on outcome, in terms of psychsocial adjustment and neuropsychological functioning. We are very keen to develop interventions for children and parents, recently by using internet.

Training Opportunities: Yes

My Contact Information:
Address: A3-241, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ  AMSTERDAM
Phone: : 020 566 5674/62284

Topics of Interest for Collaboration: pediatric psychology, interventions, survivors, e-mental health

Publications that may be of interest to others:  

Engelen V, Detmar S, Koopman H, Maurice-Stam H, Caron H, Hoogerbrugge P,Egeler RM, Kaspers G, Grootenhuis M. Reporting health-related quality of life scores to physicians during routine follow-up visits of pediatric oncology patients: Is it effective? Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May 16. doi:
10.1002/pbc.23158. [Epub ahead of print]

Vrijmoet-Wiersma CM, Egeler RM, Koopman HM, Bresters D, Norberg AL, Grootenhuis MA. Parental stress and perceived vulnerability at 5 and 10 years after pediatric SCT. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2010 Jun;45(6):1102-8. Epub 2009 Nov 2.

Klassen AF, Strohm SJ, Maurice-Stam H, Grootenhuis MA. Quality of life questionnaires for children with cancer and childhood cancer survivors: a review of the development of available measures. Support Care Cancer. 2010 Sep;18(9):1207-17.

Grootenhuis MA, Bronner MB. Paediatric illness! Family matters. Acta Paediatr. 2009 Jun;98(6):940-1

Hatzmann J, Heymans HS, Ferrer-i-Carbonell A, van Praag BM, Grootenhuis MA. Hidden consequences of success in pediatrics: parental health-related quality of life--results from the Care Project. Pediatrics. 2008 Nov;122(5):e1030-8. Epub 2008 Oct 13.

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