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prof.dr. S. Denktas

prof.dr. S. Denktas
Endowed Professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Clinical Psychology
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Erasmus University Rotterdam
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H 04-21
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denktas@essb.eur.nl

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Prof. Semiha Denktas was born in Istanbul Turkey. Since the age of 7 she has been in the Netherlands. She has studied in Utrecht and in Rotterdam, and she is head of the department of Social…

Prof. Semiha Denktas was born in Istanbul Turkey. Since the age of 7 she has been in the Netherlands. She has studied in Utrecht and in Rotterdam, and she is head of the department of Social & Behavioral Sciences at the Erasmus University College (EUC). In 2013, Semiha joined EUC in its start-up phase, and she is responsible for curriculum development and execution, and building up a research program. Semiha is also a member of the Advisory Committee for Internationalization of Education (ACIE) at the Erasmus Univeristy, member of the workgroup Teaching in the International Classroom and she is chair of the workgroup Exchange and Outgoing Mobility. 

Semiha has a track record in large scaled multidisciplinary research programmes. She has supervised complex research projects in which scientists, (health care) professionals, policy makers and the public were involved. This type of scientific projects are not only demanding for solid leadership skills but also for the competence to translate scientific knowledge into useful (health and policy) tools. She designs studies to explain why and how behaviours change, with a focus on vulnerable groups in society. In these studies, environmental, personal, and behavioural characteristics are taken in to account as major factors in behavioural determination. The application of these theories are done in the areas of health, and education.

Why do you work at EUC?

I love to pioneer and setting up a new department in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment was a great challenge!

        • A.A. de Vos, S.F. van Voorst, A.G. Posthumus, A.J.M. Waelput, S. Denktas & E.A.P. Steegers (2017). Process evaluation of the implementation of scorecard-based antenatal risk assessment, care pathways and interdisciplinary consultation: the Healthy Pregnancy 4 All study. Public Health, 150, 112-120. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2017.05.010
        • S. Van Voorst, C.A. ten Kate, L. De Jong-Potjer, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2017). Developing social marketed individual preconception care consultations: which consumer preferences should it meet? Health Expectations, 20 (5), 1106-1113. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.12555
        • I.A. Peters, A.G. Posthumus, J. Reijerink-Verheij, H.M.E. van Agt, M.F.C.M. Knapen & S. Denktas (2017). Effect of culturally competent educational films about prenatal screening on informed decision making of pregnant women in the Netherlands. Patient Education and Counseling, 100 (4), 776-782. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2016.11.007
        • I.A. Peters, K.M. Heetkamp, N. Ursem, E.A.P. Steegers, S. Denktas & M.F.C.M. Knapen (2017). Ethnicity and Language Proficiency Differences in the Provision of and Intention to Use Prenatal Screening for Down’s Syndrome and Congenital Anomalies. A Prospective, Non-selected, Register-Based Study in the Netherlands. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 22 (3), 343-354. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10995-017-2364-2
        • J. van der Kooy, J.P. de Graaf, E. Birnie, S. Denktas, E.A.P. Steegers & G.J. Bonsel (2016). Different settings of place of midwife-led birth: evaluation of a midwife-led birth centre. SpringerPlus, 5:786. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40064-016-2306-2[go to publisher's site]
        • A.A. Vos, S.F. van Voorst, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2016). Analysis of policy towards improvement of perinatal mortality in the Netherlands (2004-2011). Social Science & Medicine, 157, 156-164. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.01.032
        • S.F. van Voorst, S.L.A. Plasschaert, L.C. Potjer, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2016). Current practice of preconception care by primary caregivers in the Netherlands. European Journal of Contraception and Reproductive Health Care, 21 (3), 251-258. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13625187.2016.1154524
        • V.L.N. Schölmerich, H. Ghorashi, S. Denktas & P. Groenewegen (2016). Caught in the middle? How women deal with conflicting pregnancy-advice from health professionals and their social networks. Midwifery, 35, 62-69. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2016.02.012
        • A.A. Vos, M.J. van Veen, E. Birnie, S. Denktas, E.A.P. Steegers & G.J. Bonsel (2015). An instrument for broadened risk assessment in antenatal health care including non-medical issues. International Journal of Integrated Care, 15 (1). doi: http://doi.org/10.5334/ijic.1512
        • J. Poeran, S. Denktas, E. van der Weg, J. de Graaf, H.W. Torij, G. Bonsel & E.A.P. Steegers (2015). De opbrengsten van vier jaar ‘Klaar voor een Kind’:een grootstedelijk multidisciplinair gezondheidsprogramma voor verloskundige zorg in Rotterdam. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 93 (7), 250-253.
        • A. Woodend, V.L.N. Schölmerich & S. Denktas (2015). Preventing major depressive disorder: how behavioural economics can help. American Journal of Public Health, 25 (3). doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckv170.078
        • A.A. de Vos, S. Denktas, G.J.J.M. Borsboom, G. Bonsel & E.A.P. Steegers (2015). Differences in perinatal morbidity and mortality on the neighbourhood level in Dutch municipalities: a population based cohort study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 15 (201). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0628-7
        • R.S. van Voorst, A.A. Vos, L. Potjer, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2015). Effectiveness of general preconception care accompanied by a recruitment approach: a community based cohort study (the Healthy Pregnancy 4 All study). BMJ Open, 5 (3). doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006284
        • A.A. Vos, A. Leeman, A.J.M. Waelput, G. Bonsel, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2015). Assessment and care for non-medical risk factors in current antenatal healthcare. Midwifery, 31 (10), 979-985. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2015.06.008
        • A.A. Vos, S.F. van Voorst, A. Waelput, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2015). Score card-based antenatal risk selection, care pathways, and interdisciplinary consultation: cluster randomized controlled trial (the Healthy Pregnancy 4 All study). Trials, 16 (8). doi:10.1186/1745-6215-16-8
        • S. Temel, O Erdem, A.J.J. Voorham, G.J. Bonsel, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2015). Knowledge on preconception folic acid supplementation and intention to seek for preconception care among men and women in an urban city: a population based cross-sectional study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 15 (340). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0774-y
        • S. Temel, S.F. van Voorst, L. Potjer, S. Denktas & E.A.P. Steegers (2014). A national summit on preconception care: a summary of definitions, evidence and recommendations. Journal of Community Genetics.
        • S. Denktas, V.J.J. Poeran, S.F. van Voorst, A.A. Vos, L.C. Potjer, A.J.M. Waelput, E. Birnie, G.J. Bonsel & E.A.P. Steegers (2014). Design and outline of the Healthy Pregnancy 4 All study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-14-253
        • A.G. Posthumus, V.L.N. Schölmerich, E.A.P. Steegers, I. Kawachi & S. Denktas (2014). The association of neighborhood social capital and ethnic density with late initiation of antenatal care in the Netherlands. PLoS One (online), 9 (5). doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0095873
        • A.A. de Vos, S. Denktas, G.J. Bonsel & E.A.P. Steegers (2014). Heterogeneity in causality of perinatal outcomes on neighbourhood level: a population based study. Reproductive Sciences, 21 (3), 358-359.
        • I.A. Peters, V.L.N. Schölmerich, D. van Veen, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2014). Recruitment of non-Western ethnic minority participants for reproductive health peer education. Journal for multicultural education, 8 (3), 162-178. doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-02-2014-0013
        • J. van der Kooy, N.B. Valentine, E. Birnie, M. Vujkovic, J.P. de Graaf, S. Denktas, E.A.P. Steegers & G.J. Bonsel (2014). Validity of a questionnaire measuring the World Health Organisation concept of health system responsiveness with respect to perinatal services in the Dutch obstetric care system. Bmc Health Services Research, 14 (1), 622. doi: 10.1186/s12913-014-0622-1
        • A.A. Vos, A.G. Posthumus, G. Bonsel, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2014). Deprived neighborhoods and adverse perinatal outcome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. doi: DOI: 10.1111/aogs.12430
        • S. Temel, S.F. van Voorst, B. Jack, S. Denktas & E.A.P. Steegers (2014). Evidence based preconceptional life style interventions. Epidemiologic Reviews, 36 (1), 19-30. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/epirev/mxt003
        • V.L.N. Schölmerich, A.G. Posthumus, H. Ghorashi, E.A.P. Steegers, A.J.M. Waelput, P. Groenewegen & S. Denktas (2014). Improving interprofessional coordination in Dutch midwifery and obstetrics: a qualitative study. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14 (145). doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-14-145
        • V.L.N. Schölmerich, O Erdem, G.J.J.M. Borsboom, H. Ghorashi, P. Groenewegen, E.A.P. Steegers, I. Kawachi & S. Denktas (2014). The association of neighborhood social capital and ethnic minority density with pregnancy outcomes in the Netherlands. PLoS One (online), 9 (5). doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0095873
        • S. Temel, E. Birnie, H.M. Sonneveld, A.J.J. Voorham, G.J. Bonsel, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2013). Determinants of the intention of preconception care use: lessons from a multi-ethnic urban population in the Netherlands. International Journal of Public Health, 58 (2), 295-304. doi: 10.1007/s00038-012-0396-3
        • V.J.J. Poeran, A.F.G. Maas, E. Birnie, S. Denktas, E.A.P. Steegers & G.J. Bonsel (2013). Social deprivation and adverse perinatal outcomes among Western and non-Western pregnant women in a Dutch urban population. Social Science & Medicine, 83, 42-49. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.02.008[go to publisher's site]
        • E.A.P. Steegers, S. Denktas, J.P. de Graaf & G. Bonsel (2013). Sociale verloskunde voorkomt armoedeval. Medisch Contact, 68 (14), 714-717.
        • S. Denktas, A.J. Waelput, R.S. van Voorst, A.A. Vos, G. Bonsel, L. De Jong-Potjer & E.A.P. Steegers (2012). Healthy Pregnancy 4 All. Preconceptiezorg en risicoselectie tijdens de zwangerschap. Tijdschrift voor Sociale Geneeskunde, 90, 479-483.
        • A.G. Posthumus, V.L.N. Schölmerich, A.J. Waelput, A.A. Vos, L. De Jong-Potjer, R. Bakker, G. Bonsel, P. Groenewegen, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2012). Bridging Between Professionals in Perinatal Care: Towards Shared Care in The Netherlands. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17, 1981-1989. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-012-1207-4
        • S. Denktas, G.J. Bonsel, E.J. van der Weg, A.J.J. Voorham, H.W. Torij, J.P. de Graaf, H.I.J. Wildschut, I.A. Peters, E. Birnie & E.A.P. Steegers (2012). An Urban Perinatal Health Programme of Strategies to Improve Perinatal Health. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 16, 1553-1558. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10995-011-0873-y
        • S. Denktas, R. Bakker, M. Vujkovic, G. Bonsel & E.A.P. Steegers (2012). Mogelijke additionele voordelen van preconceptiezorg bij de vrouw voor de volksgezondheid. Tijdschrift voor Sociale Geneeskunde, 90, 539-547.
        • S. Denktas, G.J. Bonsel & E.A.P. Steegers (2012). Perinatal health in Rotterdam, the Netherlands--experiences after 2 years of 'Ready for a baby'. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 156.
        • B. van der Zee, I.D. de Beaufort, E.A.P. Steegers & S. Denktas (2012). Perceptions of preconception counselling amon g women planning a pregnancy: a qualitative study. Family Practice, 30 (3), 341-346. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cms074
        • J. van der Kooy, V.J.J. Poeran, J.P. de Graaf, E. Birnie, S. Denktas, E.A.P. Steegers & G.J. Bonsel (2011). Planned Home Compared With Planned Hospital Births in the Netherlands: Intrapartum and Early Neonatal Death in Low-Risk Pregnancies. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 118 (5), 1037-1046.
        • V.J.J. Poeran, S. Denktas, E. Birnie, G.J. Bonsel & E.A.P. Steegers (2011). Urban perinatal health inequalities. Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine, 24 (4), 643-646. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/14767058.2010.511341
        • B. van der Zee, I.D. de Beaufort, S. Temel, G. de Wert, S. Denktas & E.A.P. Steegers (2011). Preconception care: An essential preventive strategy to improve children's and women's health. Journal of Public Health Policy, 32 (3), 367-379. doi: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20868818
        • S. Denktas, G.T. Koopmans, E. Birnie, M.M.E. Foets & G.J. Bonsel (2010). Underutilization of prescribed drugs use among first generation elderly immigrants in the Netherlands. Bmc Health Services Research, 10 (176), 1-11. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6963-10-176
        • S. Denktas, A.J.J. Voorham, G.J. Bonsel, J.D. Spittje, M. Huizer & M. Willems (2009). Grootstedelijke perinatale gezondheid. Programmatische aanpak van perinatale sterfte in Rotterdam. Tijdschrift voor Sociale Geneeskunde, 87, 199-202. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03082237
        • S. Denktas, G.T. Koopmans, E. Birnie, M.M.E. Foets & G.J. Bonsel (2009). Ethnic background and differences in health care use: a national cross-sectional study of native Dutch and immigrant elderly in the Netherlands. International Journal of Equity in Health, 8 (35), 1-9.
        • J.P. de Graaf, A. Ravelli, H.I.J. Wildschut, S. Denktas, A.J.J. Voorham, G.J. Bonsel & E.A.P. Steegers (2008). Perinatale uitkomsten in de vier grote steden en de prachtwijken in Nederland. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 152, 2734-2740.
        • E.A.P. Steegers, J.P. de Graaf, J.A.M. Laudy, T. Voorham, M.J. Happel, S. Denktas, J.D. Spittje, B. van der Zee, M.C. Huizer, H.I.J. Wildschut & G.J. Bonsel (2008). Recht op een goede start. Medisch Contact, 63, 100-101.
        • C.O. Agyemang, S. Denktas, M.A. Bruijnzeels & M.M.E. Foets (2006). . Validity of the single-item question on self-rated health status in Turkish and Moroccan elderly versus native Dutch elderly in the Netherlands. Public Health, 1-8.
        • V.J.J. Poeran, S. Denktas, E. Birnie, E.J. van der Weg, T. Voorham, E.A.P. Steegers & G.J. Bonsel (2012). Zwangerschap en geboorte in Rotterdam: een lokale gezondheidsrapportage. Tijdschrift voor Gezondheidswetenschappen, 90 (8), 496-503. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12508-012-0168-8
      • S.F. van Voorst, S. Temel, S. Denktas & E.A.P. Steegers (2013). Preconceptiezorg. In Handboek vrouwspecifieke geneeskunde. Houten: Prelum Uitgevers
      • G.J. Bonsel, S. Denktas & E.A.P. Steegers (2011). Samenhangende organisatie van preconceptiezorg in de grote stad. Voorbeelden uit Rotterdam. In Reproductieve geneeskunde, gynaecologie en obstetrie anno 2011 (pp. 311-315). Haarlem: DCHG Medische Uitgeverij
      • S. Denktas, S. Temel, A.J.J. Voorham, G.J. Bonsel, E. Birnie & E.A.P. Steegers (2011). Preconceptiezorg: hoe bereik je de mensen? In Reproductieve geneeskunde, gynaecologie en obstetrie anno 2011 (pp. 305-310). Haarlem: DCHG Medische Uitgeverij
      • S. Denktas & W. van der Zanden (2002). Demografie en Huisvesting. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 2001 (pp. 8-29). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas (2002). Allochtonen in dienst van de GGD. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 2001 (pp. 139-155). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas (2001). Geestelijke gezondheidszorg. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 2000 (pp. 125-145). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas (2001). Demografie. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 2000 (pp. 7-15). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas (2000). De gezondheid van allochtonen. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1999 (pp. 65-126). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas (2000). Deelgemeenten: beleid en praktijk. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1999. Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas & R. Vogels (1999). Minderhedenorganisaties en algemene instellingen. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1998 (pp. 119-148). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • J. Dagevos & S. Denktas (1999). De vertegenwoordiging van minderheden in twee gemeentelijke diensten: slaag- en faalfactoren. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1998 (pp. 79-111). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas & R. Vogels (1999). Etnische minderheden in Rotterdam, demografische gegevens. In Minderhedenmonitor Rotterdam 1998 (pp. 125-145). Rotterdam: ISEO/EUR & COS Gemeente Rotterdam
      • S. Denktas & A. Burdorf (2016). Wordt het geen tijd om de grote gezondheidsverschillen in Nederland op te lossen? Een essay over de oorzaken en de oplossingen. In opdracht van de Raad voor de Volksgezondheid en Samenleving: Den Haag.
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