dr. G.A. (Ardine) de Wit

dr. G.A. (Ardine) de Wit

Associate Professor
dr. G.A. (Ardine) de Wit
  • Julius Center, dept. Epidemiology & Health Economics

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 (167)

CT radiomics compared to a clinical model for predicting checkpoint inhibitor treatment outcomes in patients with advanced melanoma

Ter Maat Laurens S, van Duin Isabella A J, Elias Sjoerd G, Leiner Tim, Verhoeff Joost J C, Arntz Eran R A N, Troenokarso Max F, Blokx Willeke A M, Isgum Ivana, de Wit Geraldine A, van den Berkmortel Franchette W P J, Boers-Sonderen Marye J, Boomsma Martijn F, van den Eertwegh Fons J M, de Groot Jan Willem B, Piersma Djura, Vreugdenhil Art, Westgeest Hans M, Kapiteijn Ellen, van Diest Paul J, Pluim Josien P W, de Jong Pim A, Suijkerbuijk Karijn P M, Veta Mitko 24 Feb 2023, In: European Journal of Cancer. 185 , p. 167-177 11 p.

Effectiveness of analgesic ear drops as add-on treatment to oral analgesics in children with acute otitis media:study protocol of the OPTIMA pragmatic randomised controlled trial

de Sévaux Joline L H, Damoiseaux Roger A M J, Hullegie Saskia, Sanders Elisabeth A M, de Wit G Ardine, Zuithoff Nicolaas P A, Yardley Lucy, Anthierens Sibyl, Little Paul, Hay Alastair D, Schilder Anne G M, Venekamp Roderick P 22 Feb 2023, In: BMJ Open. 13 9 p.

If you were a policymaker, which treatment would you disinvest?:A participatory value evaluation on public preferences for active disinvestment of health care interventions in the Netherlands

Rotteveel A H, Lambooij M S, Over E A B, Hernández J I, Suijkerbuijk A W M, de Blaeij A T, de Wit G A, Mouter N Oct 2022, In: Health economics, policy, and law. 17 , p. 428-443 16 p.

Design of a multinational randomized controlled trial to assess the effects of structured and individualized exercise in patients with metastatic breast cancer on fatigue and quality of life:the EFFECT study

Hiensch Anouk E, Monninkhof Evelyn M, Schmidt Martina E, Zopf Eva M, Bolam Kate A, Aaronson Neil K, Belloso Jon, Bloch Wilhelm, Clauss Dorothea, Depenbusch Johanna, Lachowicz Milena, Pelaez Mireia, Rundqvist Helene, Senkus Elzbieta, Stuiver Martijn M, Trevaskis Mark, Urruticoechea Ander, Rosenberger Friederike, van der Wall Elsken, de Wit G Ardine, Zimmer Philipp, Wengström Yvonne, Steindorf Karen, May Anne M 29 Jul 2022, In: Trials. 23

CeRebrUm and CardIac Protection with ALlopurinol in Neonates with Critical Congenital Heart Disease Requiring Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CRUCIAL):study protocol of a phase III, randomized, quadruple-blinded, placebo-controlled, Dutch multicenter trial

Stegeman Raymond, Nijman Maaike, Breur Johannes M P J, Groenendaal Floris, Haas Felix, Derks Jan B, Nijman Joppe, van Beynum Ingrid M, Taverne Yannick J H J, Bogers Ad J J C, Helbing Willem A, de Boode Willem P, Bos Arend F, Berger Rolf M F, Accord Ryan E, Roes Kit C B, de Wit G Ardine, Jansen Nicolaas J G, Benders Manon J N L, 23 Feb 2022, In: Trials. 23

Public Preferences for Policies to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination Uptake:A Discrete Choice Experiment in The Netherlands

Mouter Niek, Boxebeld Sander, Kessels Roselinde, van Wijhe Maarten, de Wit Ardine, Lambooij Mattijs, van Exel Job 2022, In: Value in Health. 25 , p. 1290-1297 8 p.

To what extent do citizens support the disinvestment of healthcare interventions?:An exploration of the support for four viewpoints on active disinvestment in the Netherlands

Rotteveel Adriënne H, Lambooij Mattijs S, van Exel Job, de Wit G Ardine 17 Dec 2021, In: Social Science & Medicine. 293

Topical or oral antibiotics for children with acute otitis media presenting with ear discharge:study protocol of a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial

Hullegie Saskia, Venekamp Roderick P, van Dongen Thijs M A, Mulder Sanne, van Schaik Willem, de Wit G Ardine, Hay Alastair D, Little Paul, Moore Michael V, Sanders Elisabeth A M, Bonten Marc J M, Bogaert Debby, Schilder Anne Gm, Damoiseaux Roger A M J 16 Dec 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11

Opportunities and Challenges of Web-Based and Remotely Administered Surveys for Patient Preference Studies in a Vulnerable Population

Oliveri Serena, Lanzoni Lucilla, Petrocchi Serena, Janssens Rosanne, Schoefs Elise, Huys Isabelle, Smith Meredith Y, Smith Ian P, Veldwijk Jorien, de Wit G Ardine, Pravettoni Gabriella 15 Nov 2021, In: Patient Preference and Adherence. 15 , p. 2509-2517 9 p.

Patient, family and productivity costs of end-stage renal disease in the Netherlands; exposing non-healthcare related costs

de Vries Eline F, Los Jeanine, de Wit G Ardine, Hakkaart-van Roijen Leona 16 Oct 2021, In: BMC Nephrology. 22

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