Chair European Network Adult ADHD
Sandra Kooij is an adult psychiatrist who started in 1995 with research, and the development of diagnostic assessment and treatment of adult ADHD in the Netherlands. In 2006 she received her PhD on a thesis entitled ‘ADHD in adults. Clinical studies on Assessment and Treatment’.
She developed the Diagnostic Interview for ADHD in adults (DIVA 2.0) that is online available in 20 languages, and can be downloaded for free. There is also a DIVA 2.0 app.
She is initiator and chair of the European Network Adult ADHD that unites 66 members from 24 countries.
In 2014 she initiated international online crowdfunding for research on ADHD, based on patients preferences (ADHDFund) that has booked its first successes.
Since 2002 she is head of the Dutch Expertise Center Adult ADHD, and involved in research, treating patients, educating professionals, informing the public, publishing books, articles, websites and a new ADHD app, Super Brains.