Britt Myren

Britt Myren is senior researcher at Atria. She is responsible for project management and is involved as a researcher in the Act4Respect Unlimited program. Act4Respect Unlimited focuses on the prevention of gender-based physical, sexual and cyber violence among young people/ adults (14-23) and professionals.

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Britt completed her master’s degree in Medical Anthropology and Sociology (MAS) at the University of Amsterdam in 2012 in the field of risk perceptions of men and women during pregnancy and childbirth. She worked in several research projects in the field of women’s health and rights issues on patient-centered care and inclusive communication. She focused on issues of maternal care for women with a migration- or refugee background in various roles. She defended in June 2023 her PhD at Radboudumc in the department of Gynecology and Obstetrics on the theme of patient-centered care around adverse events. Special attention is given to (social) learning processes in the implementation of an innovation and notions of quality.

As a senior researcher, Britt collaborates with colleagues on research and consultancy projects in the field of gender equality and diversity, with a particular focus on the theme of femicide.

Thematic expertise

Women’s health, gender-based violence (GBV), positive sexuality and the body, leadership, healthcare sector.

Methodical expertise

Scientific research, qualitative research methods, participatory action research (PAR), (process) evaluation research.

Scientific publications

Myren, B.J., P.L.M. Zusterzeel, J.A. de Hullu, J.A.M. Kremer, J.J. Koksma ‘Patient participation at the morbidity and mortality meeting: A transformative learning experience’ SSM – Qualitative Research in Health (2022), 2(Dec): 100105.

Myren, B., de Hullu, J., Koksma, J. et al. Cyclic workflow to improve implementation of learning points from morbidity and mortality meetingsBMC Health Serv Res 22, 1282 (2022).

Myren, B.J., R.P.M.G. Hermens, J.J. Koksma, S. Bastiaans, J.A. de Hullu, P.L.M. Zusterzeel ‘Openness to new perspectives created by patient participation at the morbidity and mortality meeting’ Patient Education and Counseling (2021), 104(2): 343-351.

Myren, B., J. de Hullu, S. Bastiaans, J. Koksma, R. Hermens, P. Zusterzeel ‘Disclosing adverse events in clinical practice: The delicate act of being open’ Health communication (2020), 1-11. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2020.1830550

Andel van, T., S. van Onselen, B. Myren, A. Towns, D. Quiroz ‘”The medicine from behind”: The frequent use of enemas in western African traditional medicine’ Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2015), 174:637-643.

Andel van, T., B. Myren, S. van Onselen ‘Ghana’s Herbal Market’ Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2012), 140(2):368-78.

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