Personal profile


Dr. Trappenburg is associate professor at the Julius Center at the University Medical Center of Utrecht. He is project leader of the TASTE (TAilored Self-managemenT & eHealth) research program, aiming at unravelling success of self-management interventions / eHealth in chronic disease patients. He is boardmember of The Healthcare Innovation Center (THINC). From 2016 he is board member of the Uzelf program, aiming at the development of an Utrecht Regional Innovation Ecosystem in Self-management.

Education/Academic qualification

BKO: Qualification in Postgraduate Education


Award Date: 16 Jun 2017

Academic Leadership, University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht


Award Date: 20 May 2016

PhD Julius Center


Award Date: 18 Mar 2011

NIHES Summer School Clinical Epidemiology


Award Date: 12 Aug 2008

Master in Physiotherapy and Movement Sciences, KU Leuven


Award Date: 5 Jul 2002

Bachelor Physiotherapy


Award Date: 25 Aug 2000


  • R Medicine (General)
  • digital health
  • medical device
  • healthcare innovation
  • innovation research
  • usability testing
  • CE licensing
  • digital therapeutics
  • ehealth
  • RT Nursing
  • RZ Other systems of medicine

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