dr. L.M.A. Braakman - Jansen (Annemarie)

Assistant Professor

About Me

Annemarie Braakman works as assistant professor at the Centre for eHealth & Wellbeing Research at the University of Twente. Her research focuses on the design, implementation, process and (cost)effectiveness evaluation of persuasive technology interventions that can be used to change health behaviour in order to improve the quality of life of individuals and communities.

After studying Health Sciences (Human Movement Sciences and Health Education & Promotion) at the University of Maastricht she worked in Amsterdam at an outpatient clinic for rheumatic diseases and finished her PhD on the epidemiological project ‘Prognosis in Early Arthritis’ in 2003. As a policy advisor at the National Health Care Institute she gained experience in the field of health-economics. Since 2006 she is working at the University of Twente and works together with prof.dr. Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen.


Medicine & Life Sciences
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Health Personnel
Multicenter Studies
Personal Health Records
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Tumor Necrosis Factor Inhibitors
Western Asia


Wrede, C. , Braakman-Jansen, A. , & van Gemert-Pijnen, L. (2023). Exploring acceptance of monitoring technology in home-based dementia care: A survey study among informal carers. Abstract from Alzheimer's Association International Conference, AAIC 2023, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Sharma, N. , Jansen, L. , Croockewit, J. H., & Oinas-Kukkonen, H. I. (2023). Communicating Care: Identifying Information and design requirements of Informal Caregivers of Older Adults with Cognitive Impairment in changing scenarios. In S. Haque, H. Oinas-Kukkonen, P. Karppinen, S. Iyengar, & L. van Gemert-Pijnen (Eds.), Behavior Change Support Systems: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Behavior Change Support Systems (Vol. 3436, pp. 20-29). (CEUR workshop proceedings). https://ceur-ws.org/Vol-3436/
Wrede, C. , Jansen, L. , & van Gemert-Pijnen, L. J. E. W. C. (2022). A digital health platform to support aging in place: Experiences of people with dementia. Abstract from 36th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, EHPS 2022, Bratislava, Slovakia.

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As assistant promotor she is currently involved in research concerning the process and effect evaluation of interactive Personal Health Record (PHR) systems to improve disease management for patients with diabetes, chronic heart failure or COPD. Innovative machine learning techniques will be used to evaluate usage, identify usage patterns and user profiles as a first step towards the development of personalized coaching by data-driven feedback systems.

  • Process and effect evaluation of the web based care platform Mijn GezondheidsPlatform (MGP). PhD project Saskia Akkersdijk (2013-2016) in cooperation with Medicinfo Kenniscentrum.
  • Process and effect evaluation of the web based care platform eVita. PhD project Floor Sieverink (2013-2016).

Within the field of Public Health she is involved in the design of an interactive platform for tailored risk communication to prevent non-alimentary zoonotic disease. By co-creation with end-users and stakeholders a web-based dashboard (eZoon) consisting of a smart adaptive Question & Answer system and elearning games for professionals and the general public will be developed. The eZoon dashboard will increase awareness, self-management via self-learning and user-adaptive communication.

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus (building no. 41), room C141
De Zul 10
7522NJ  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus  C141
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands