Astrid Hermans

Astrid Hermans

PhD Candidate at Maastricht University

Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre and Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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Personal History

Dr Astrid N. L. Hermans is a Cardiologist based in the Netherlands.


Academic History

Dr Hermans earned a bachelor’s in Health Sciences from Maastricht University in 2017 and her masters in Biomedical Sciences from Radboud University in 2019. She is currently working on her PhD in Cardiology at Maastricht University Medical Centre.1, 2 


Career Overview

Dr Hermans is a PhD candidate at the CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Maastricht University. Her work focuses on atrial fibrillation and mHealth.2, 3


Career Timeline

  • 2018: Junior Clinical Research Intern, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen
  • 2018 - 2019: Senior Clinical Research Intern, Maastricht University Medical Centre
  • 2019 - Present: PhD Candidate, Department of Cardiology, Maastricht University Medical Centre


Areas of Speciality

  • Atrial fibrillation 
  • Mobile health (mHealth)




Articles by Astrid Hermans, PhD Candidate at Maastricht University

Frequency and Determinants of Spontaneous Conversion to Sinus Rhythm in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Recent-onset Atrial Fibrillation: A Systematic Review

Nikki Pluymaekers, Astrid Hermans, Dominik Linz, et al


Citation: Arrhythmia & Electrophysiology Review 2020;9(4):195–201.