Curriculum Vitae

General
Name Nardi (B.J.M.) Steverink
Place of birth Tollebeek (NL)
Education
1977-1983 Study of Music (organ) at the Conservatorium of Zwolle (completed).
1983-1987 Study of Psychology at the University of Utrecht.
Main subjects: Personality and Health Psychology, Gerontological Psychology.
1989-1993 PhD program of the ICS (Interuniversity Center for Social science theory and methodology) at the University of Groningen.
1996 PhD (Social and Behavioral Sciences), University of Groningen.
Professional Employment
1987-1989 Junior researcher, University of Utrecht, Department of Medical Psychology.
1993-1996 Junior researcher, University of Groningen, Northern Center for Healthcare Research.
1996-2000 Postdoc researcher, University of Nijmegen, Department of Psychogerontology.
2000-2007 Senior researcher, University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Geriatrics.
2007-present Senior researcher, UMCG, Department of Health Sciences, Section Health Psychology.
2015-present Professor of Sociology, University of Groningen, Department of Sociology.
Grants
2000-2004 Research grant (014-91-046) from the Netherlands organization for health research and development (ZonMw) in the Program “Successful Aging”. Budget: Kf 600, resulting in various publications, two completed dissertations, and intervention materials (trainer manual, intervention manual, patient workbook and bibliotherapy).
2001-2005 Research grant (014-91-056) from the Netherlands organization for health research and development (ZonMw) in the Program “Successful Aging”. Budget: Kf 325, resulting in various publications, one completed dissertation, and intervention materials (trainer manual, intervention manual, and patient book).
2002-2006 Research grant from the Stichting Sluyterman van Loo, Beverwijk, in their program “Loneliness among older persons”. Budget: Kf 400, resulting in various publications and intervention materials (trainer manual, intervention manual, client workbook).
2007-2009 Grants from Stichting Sluyterman van Loo (Beverwijk), Stichting RCOAK (Amsterdam) and Innovatiefonds Zorgverzekeraars (Zeist), for implementing the GRIP-self-management interventions nation-wide. Budget: € 78.000,-.
2010-2013 Research grant (60-61900-98-360) from the Netherlands organization for health research and development (ZonMw) in the program "Nationaal Programma Ouderenzorg", for further implementation of the GRIP- and GLANS-program (selfmanagement interventions for older people). Budget € 407.403.
2012-2016 Research grant (200210016) from the Netherlands organization for health research and development (ZonMw) in the program Prevention: “Improvement of psychological well-being by empowerment of informal networks: the GRIP and GLEAM intervention by and for older adults themselves”. Budget € 315.743,-.
2013-2014 Research grant from Movisie in their program “Effectieve sociale interventies”. Project: Evaluatie GRIP&GLANS via netwerkanalyse. Budget: €58.600.
2014-2015 Research grant from the Netherlands organization for health research and development (ZonMw). Project: Promoting Participation in Preventive Programs. Invited proposal, together with seven other partners. Personal budget € 20.000.
2016-2020 Research grant (531001307) from the Netherlands organization for health research and development (ZonMw) for the project: Community Wise: Stimulating physical vitality, resilience, and social vitality as components of positive health of habitants of neighborhoods with low socio-economic status. Budget € 460.000,-.
Other academic activities
1990-present Regularly attending, presenting, and organizing symposia, at (inter)national conferences.
1991 (Sept-Dec) Study visits to School of Public Health, Columbia University (New York) and Boston University (Boston).
1995-present Reviewer for various national and international (refereed) journals.
2000 (Jan) Master training at Stanford University, Palo Alto (USA), for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (Kate Lorig et al.).
2000 (April) Three-day workshop with Dr R. Schulz (University Pittsburg) and Dr J. Heckhausen (University Irvine), in Groningen.
2000-2006 Member of the Board of the ‘Nederlandse Vereniging voor Gerontologie’ (NVG) [the Dutch Gerontological Society].
2006-2006 Co-organizer of the biennial National Conference of the NVG.
2003 Member of the ‘Margret M. Baltes Early Career Award’ Committee of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA).
2004-present Member of the Jury of the NVG - Munnichsprijs.
2004-present Member of the Editorial Board of the ‘European Journal of Ageing’.
2014-present Member of the Board of the Research Group HAPS.