Joyce Gietel-Habets, MSc

PhD student

Focus areas

Research regarding preimplantation genetic diagnosis


Joyce Gietel-Habets
Maastricht UMC+
Clinical Genetics
PO Box 5800
6202 AZ Maastricht
T: (+31) (0)43 3871947

Curriculum vitae

Joyce Gietel-Habets, MSc graduated in 2011 as a health scientist at Maastricht University. She specialized in health education and promotion. Previous to her present post she worked at a research project of KWF Kankerbestrijding at the department of Health Promotion of Maastricht University. Currently she is working as a researcher at Clinical Genetics of Maastricht UMC+. The focus of her research concerns motives and considerations of BRCA carrier couples in their decision-making process regarding preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). The goal of this study is improving the individual support and guidance of BRCA carrier couples while making their reproductive choice.