Dr. Cecile Boot
VU University Medical Center
Dr. Cecile Boot is an associate professor in the Department of Public and Occupational Health at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) University Medical Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her research is embedded within the Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute (previously EMGO+ Institute for Health and Care Research).
Boot's research resides within the Societal Participation and Health Program at the Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute. Her research interests include sustained employability and older workers, working with chronic conditions, prolonged work participation, informal care-giving and worksite health promotion, with a preference for interdisciplinary collaboration.
Boot is an associate editor of the Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation and a reviewer for several journals in the field of occupational health. She was trained as a health scientist, obtaining her PhD at the Radboud University Nijmegen, where she focused on the sick leave of workers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma.