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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):
Research associate, Clinical genetics, Amsterdam UMC
1 Jan 2019 → 31 Jul 2020
Researcher, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands
1 Sept 2014 → …
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1/11/2022 → 1/11/2026
1/05/2018 → 1/05/2021
Eurogentest2: Genetic Testing in Europe - Network for the further development, harmonization, validation and standardization of services
1/06/2011 → 1/06/2013
Pursuing Public Health Benefit Within National Genomic Initiatives: Learning From Different PoliciesOnstwedder, S. M., Jansen, M. E., Leonardo Alves, T., Cornel, M. C. & Rigter, T., 24 May 2022, In: Frontiers in genetics. 13, 865799.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access1 Citation (Scopus)
Neonatal and carrier screening for rare diseases: how innovation challenges screening criteria worldwide: how innovation challenges screening criteria worldwideCornel, M. C., Rigter, T., Jansen, M. E. & Henneman, L., Apr 2021, In: Journal of community genetics. 12, 2, p. 257-265
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-review25 Citations (Scopus)
Rigter, T., Jansen, M. E., Groot, J. M. D., Janssen, S. W. J., Rodenburg, W. & Cornel, M. C., 31 Jan 2020, In: Frontiers in genetics. 11, 10.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access30 Citations (Scopus)
Jansen, M. E., Rigter, T. & de Wert, G. M. W. R., 1 Feb 2021, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 165, 7, D5130. Translated title of the contribution: Opportunistic pharmacogenetic screening: Using available DNA-data
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Professional
Rigter, T., Klein, D., Weinreich, S. S. & Cornel, M. C., Oct 2021, In: European journal of human genetics. 29, 10, p. 1477-1484 8 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › Academic › peer-reviewOpen Access9 Citations (Scopus)
- 2 Membership of board
Netherlands Assocation of Community Genetics and Public Health Genomics (NACGG) (External organisation)
Tessel Rigter (Member)1 Jan 2022
Activity: Membership › Membership of board › Academic