dr. G.A. (Ardine (G.A.)) de Wit

dr. G.A. (Ardine (G.A.)) de Wit

Associate Professor
dr. G.A. (Ardine (G.A.)) de Wit
  • Department of Public Health, Healthcare Innovation & Evaluation and Medical Humanities (PHM)
  • Julius Center Research Program Methodology

Research Programs

Circulatory Health



Ardine (G.A.) de Wit (1965) finished her studies of Health Sciences at Maastricht University (major: Health care policy and health economics) in 1989. Since graduation, she has been working as a researcher in the field of economic evaluation of health care and prevention, including research on health related quality of life measurement. She obtained a PhD of Erasmus University Rotterdam (thesis “Economic evaluation of end-stage renal disease treatment”, 2002). In May 2008, she was appointed Associated Professor (part-time) Health Technology Assessment at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht. She heads the sub-department of Health Technology Assessment. Furthermore, since 1998 she holds an appointment as senior health economist at the National Institute of Public Health in the Netherlands (RIVM). Since 1993, she has been teaching economic evaluation methodology in several national and international courses. She is the course coordinator of the annual MSc specialty course on Methodology of Health economic evaluation.

Side Activities

Membership scientific advisory boards/committees;

  • member (vice-chairman) of scientific advisory committee of the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development – Prevention Programme
  • member of scientific advisory committee of the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development – Health Care Efficiency Research Programme
  • member (vice-chairman) of scientific advisory committee of the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development - Socio-economic differences in health
  • member of scientific advisory committee of the National Health Care Institute
  • board member of the Dutch Society for Technology Assessment in Health Care
  • Senior health economist at the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)

Fellowship and Awards


Research Output (151)

Patient Preferences for Lung Cancer Treatment:A Qualitative Study Protocol Among Advanced Lung Cancer Patients

Durosini Ilaria, Janssens Rosanne, Arnou Reinhard, Veldwijk Jorien, Smith Meredith Y, Monzani Dario, Smith Ian, Galli Giulia, Garassino Marina, Katz Eva G, Bailo Luca, Louis Evelyne, Vandevelde Marie, Nackaerts Kristiaan, de Wit G Ardine, Pravettoni Gabriella, Huys Isabelle 5 feb 2021, In: Frontiers in Public Health. 9 , p. 1-10

Preferential differences in vaccination decision-making for oneself or one's child in The Netherlands:a discrete choice experiment

Hoogink Joram, Verelst Frederik, Kessels Roselinde, van Hoek Albert Jan, Timen Aura, Willem Lander, Beutels Philippe, Wallinga Jacco, de Wit G Ardine 1 jun 2020, In: BMC Public Health. 20

A two arm randomized controlled trial comparing the short and long term effects of an elimination diet and a healthy diet in children with ADHD (TRACE study). Rationale, study design and methods

Bosch Annick, Bierens Margreet, de Wit Ardine G, Ly Verena, van der Velde Jessica, de Boer Heleen, van Beek Gerry, Appelman Danielle, Visser Sacha, Bos Lisa, van der Meer Jolanda, Kamphuis Niki, Draaisma Jos M T, Donders Rogier, van de Loo-Neus Gigi H H, Hoekstra Pieter J, Bottelier Marco, Arias-Vasquez Alejandro, Klip Helen, Buitelaar Jan K, van den Berg Saskia W, Rommelse Nanda N 27 mei 2020, In: BMC Psychiatry. 20 , p. 1-16

Valuing Healthcare Goods and Services:A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis on the WTA-WTP Disparity

Rotteveel Adriënne H, Lambooij Mattijs S, Zuithoff Nicolaas P A, van Exel Job, Moons Karel G M, de Wit G Ardine mei 2020, In: PharmacoEconomics. 38 , p. 443-458 16 p.

Cost-effectiveness of mandatory bicycle helmet use to prevent traumatic brain injuries and death

Reuvers Rick, Over Eelco A B, Suijkerbuijk Anita W M, Polder Johan J, de Wit G Ardine, van Gils Paul F 30 mrt 2020, In: BMC Public Health. 20 , p. 1-12

Ranking Preventive Interventions from Different Policy Domains:What Are the Most Cost-Effective Ways to Improve Public Health?

van der Vliet Nina, Suijkerbuijk Anita W M, de Blaeij Adriana T, de Wit G Ardine, van Gils Paul F, Staatsen Brigit A M, Maas Rob, Polder Johan J 2 mrt 2020, In: International journal of environmental research and public health. 17

Impact of preventive screening and lifestyle interventions in women with a history of preeclampsia:A micro-simulation study

Lagerweij G R, Brouwers L, De Wit G A, Moons Kgm, Benschop L, Maas Ahem, Franx A, Wermer Marieke J H, Roeters Van Lennep Jeanine E., van Rijn B B, Koffijberg H 13 feb 2020, In: European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. 27 , p. 1389-1399 11 p.

Benefits and harms of high-dose haemodiafiltration versus high-flux haemodialysis:the comparison of high-dose haemodiafiltration with high-flux haemodialysis (CONVINCE) trial protocol

Blankestijn Peter J, Fischer Kathrin I, Barth Claudia, Cromm Krister, Canaud Bernard, Davenport Andrew, Grobbee Diederick E, Hegbrant Jörgen, Roes Kit C, Rose Matthias, Strippoli Giovanni Fm, Vernooij Robin Wm, Woodward Mark, de Wit G Ardine, Bots Michiel L 5 feb 2020, In: BMJ Open. 10 9 p.

A study protocol for quantifying patient preferences in neuromuscular disorders: a case study of the IMI Prefer project.

Jimenez-Moreno A.C., Pinto C.A., Levitan Bennett, Whichello Chiara, Dyer Christine, Van Overbeeke Eline, de Bekker-Grob Esther, Smith Ian, Huys Isabelle, Viberg Johansson Jennifer, Adcock Kate, Bullock Kristin, Soekhai Vikas, Yuan Zhong, Lochmüller Hanns, de Wit Ardine (G.A.), Gorman G. 2020, In: Wellcome Open Research. 5 , p. 1-12

Cost-effectiveness of the SLIMMER diabetes prevention intervention in Dutch primary health care:economic evaluation from a randomised controlled trial

Duijzer Geerke, Bukman Andrea J, Meints-Groenveld Aafke, Haveman-Nies Annemien, Jansen Sophia C, Heinrich Judith, Hiddink Gerrit J, Feskens Edith J M, de Wit G Ardine 11 nov 2019, In: BMC Health Services Research. 19

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