Fraukje Mevissen, PhD

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Fraukje Mevissen is an Assistant Professor in Applied Psychology at Maastricht University, Dept. of Work and Social Psychology. Dr. Mevissen was a Visiting Scholar at CBSSM from January-July 2014. For her PhD, she studied risk communication and risk perception regarding sexually transmitted infections among young adults at the department of Health Education and Promotion. She then continued as a postdoc researcher at the W&SP department, focusing on development and evaluation of behavioral/health interventions.

While at CBSSM, Dr. Mevissen further developed her expertise in experimental studies on health/risk communication and decision making. While visiting with our research group she collaborated with some of our researchers on a few small (pilot) studies related to health/risk communication.