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Kirsten van der Eijken won the Amanda Kundrat Health Communication Master Thesis of the Year Award, from the Health Communication Divisions of NCA/ICA. Her master thesis was entitled: “Knowledge is Power? How Using Online Health Information Influences Patient Participation During Consultation Among Newly-Diagnosed Cancer Patients”

Kirsten did her research master internship at  our department on a collaborative project with the Amsterdam UMC (AMC), department of Medical Psychology and Gastro-Intestinal Oncological Centre Amsterdam (GIOCA). The thesis was supervised prof. Julia van Weert and dr. Hao Nguyen.

Kirsten van der Eijken