Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR)

Geographical aspects of urban health

Human Geography

20Dec2017 12:00 - 13:00

PhD defence ceremony

Els Veldhuizen uses spatial methodologies to provide a geographical study of health in Amsterdam. She explores whether the clustering of health problems into hotspots can be understood based on environmental characteristics of these areas. She also investigates whether individual health outcomes associated with specific area characteristics, after controlling for known individual-level determinants of such outcomes.

E.M. Veldhuizen: Beyond Boundaries. Geographical Aspects of Urban Health.


Prof. S. Musterd

Prof. A.E. Kunst (AMC)


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