Madelon Peters studied psychology at the University at Amsterdam with a specialization in psychophysiology. She obtained her PhD in 1992 at Maastricht University in the area of pain research. After a post doc period at Utrecht University, where she studied the effects of stress on immune functioning, she returned to Maastricht University.
In 2007 she was appointed as full professor with a chair in experimental health psychology. Her current research focuses on chronic pain, emotion regulation and positive psychology.
Anna Nieboer is a professor of Socio-Medical Sciences at the Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University. Her work is focused on quality improvement in long-term care, innovation in health and social care, the self-management abilities and wellbeing of community-dwelling.
Anna Nieboer has extensive experience with the evaluation of large-scale, complex, and multidisciplinary interventions.