Sanne van Kampen currently holds a post as senior researcher at the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at Leiden University Medical Center. She works for the National eHealth Living Lab (NeLL), a research group led by Prof. Dr. Niels Chavannes dedicated to evaluating applications in health information technology (eHealth). Sanne’s role is to broaden the research agenda on eHealth for low- and middle-income countries.
Sanne has over ten years of experience in global health research and advice. Most of her work has focused on new diagnostics for tuberculosis in Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, South Africa and Uganda. She previously worked for the World Health Organization in Geneva and KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation in The Hague.
Sanne completed a PhD in Global Health and MSc in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Amsterdam, and a MSc in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She is an honorary research fellow at the University of Plymouth, UK.
Her research focuses on:
- eHealth applications for low- and middle-income countries
- improving access to diagnosis of chronic lung diseases
- epidemiology and management of post-tuberculosis lung disease