Johannes Hendrikus Smit
Managing Director of Research and innovation, Department of Psychiatry VUMC & GGZ inGeest
1988 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL: Methodology (MA)
1995 PhD in Methodology, Department of Sociology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL
2010 Professor of Methodology VUMC Medical Center
Prof. dr. J.H. Smit. In 2010 Smit was appointed at the chair “Methodology of longitudinal psychiatric research. He is currently Managing Director of Research of the Department of Psychiatry at VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam, Director of the Research & Innovation department of GGZ Ingeest a large mental health hospital and board member of the EMGO+ E-health Excellence Network (Triple-E). He is an expert in building research infrastructures, and collecting complex data among ‘difficult’ populations. He was originally trained as a Survey Methodologist. He (co)authored more than 250 peer reviewed international articles and has an H-Index of > 50.