Ruth van Nispen prof. Visual Functioning & Health

As of June 1, 2021 Ruth has been appointed to the ophthalmology department of Amsterdam UMC.

This new permanent chair is embedded at the Amsterdam Public Health research institute and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. This is a great acknowledgement for the need of structural attention to the impact of  visual impairment on general health and functioning in daily life and society. With her team of researchers, Ruth has been contributing for more than 15 years to improving the quality of life, mental well-being and participation of people with visual impairment.

 

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