Dr. AnneLoes van Staa

Lecturer ‘Transitions in Care’ at the Knowledge Centre for Innovation of Care at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands


ExAnneLoes van Staa is a nurse who additionally studied Medical Sciences and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. In 2003 she started as Lecturer Transitions in Care at the Knowledge Centre Innovation of Care of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. Her research focusses on three broad themes, which belong to the researchprogram Selfmanagement and Participation: transitions in Care for youngsters with chronic diseases; the support professionals can and should deliver to patients who strive after self-management; the stimulation of vitality and health among civilians and professionals. Until 2016 she also worked as a university teacher at the Faculty Policy and Managament for Health Care at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. In 2019 Anneloes was awarded with the socalled Deltapremie (500.000 euro) because of her excellence in connecting practice-oriented research with education and the daily care within caring institutions.

Recent publications

Been-Dahmen, J.M.J., Beck, D., Peeters, M.A.C., van der Stege, H.A., Tielen, M., van Buren, M.C., Ista, E., van Staa, A.L., Massey, E.K. (2019). Evaluating the feasibility of a nurse-led self-management support intervention for kidney transplant recipients: a pilot study. BMC Nephrology, 20: 143
doi.org/10.1186/s12882-019-1300-7. Open Access

Bal, M.I., Sattoe, J.N.T., Miedema H.S., van Staa, A.L. (2018). Social participation and psychosocial outcomes among young people with chronic conditions: A comparison of recipients and non-recipients of disability benefits. Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, 61: 85–91.

ter Maten-Speksnijder, A., Dwarswaard, J., Meurs, P.M., van Staa, A.L. (2016), Rhetoric or reality? What nurse practitioners do in providing self-management support in outpatient clinics: an ethnographic study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25 (21-22): 3219-3228.
doi: 10.1111/jocn.13345

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