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Research interests

Tessel Rigter is an inquisitive researcher with a PhD in “Translating the dynamics of genetics into health care practice”, and experience in policy-informing studies. Skilled in translational research, qualitative study design, scientific writing, and teaching. Motivated by creating impact by building bridges, stimulating knowledge exchange, and defining strategies for optimization and change in the field of Public Health Genomics.

She is board member of the Dutch Association for Community Genetics and Public Health Genomics (NACGG).

She is program leader of the Personalized Medicine program from the Amsterdam Public Health (APH) research institute.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Research associate, Clinical genetics, Amsterdam UMC

1 Jan 201931 Jul 2020

Researcher, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands

1 Sept 2014 → …

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