Liset van Dijk, PhD was trained as a sociologist at Wageningen University and Utrecht University. From 1999 onwards Liset is employed at NIVEL, Netherlands institute for health services research where she is research coordinator of pharmaceutical care. Her main research interests include adherence to medication, drug utilisation research, international comparisons, and policy evaluation. Liset is member of the honorary editorial board of the journal Patient Preference and Adherence and an active member of the European Society for Patient Adherence, Compliance and Persistence.