I.M. Spaans

PHD Candidate - Other

  • Master Degree Course Biomedical Sciences

I.M. Spaans


Role models and representation in (bio)medical education

Isabella has a master’s degree in Communicationstudies and proceeded to teach at the faculty of Social Sciences for ten years. She is currently a PhD student at the UMC Utrecht Medical Faculty, shifting her focus towards researching diversity and inclusion. With a background in communicationstudies, sociology and qualitative deductive research, Isabella provides a unique perspective on this complex, interdisciplinary subject. Her research explores the process of identification with role models amongst underrepresented students.