Radboud University Medical Center

Department of Geriatric Medicine

Our People

WORKING GROUP

Prof. dr. Marcel Olde Rikkert (Main Contractor), Department of Geriatric Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Dr. René Melis (Principal Investigator), Department of Geriatric Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Drs. Franca Leeuwis (Project Manager), Department of Geriatric Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Drs. Karin Habets (Data Manager), Department of Geriatric Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Drs. Maja Laros (Management Assistant), Department of Geriatric Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands

 

PROJECT GROUP

Community Representatives: Sijmon Terpstra, Elisabeth Vreede-Chabot, Rob van der Sande, Mike Leers

Dr. Nienke Bleijenberg, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, UMC Utrecht, Netherlands

Dr. Jane Murray Cramm, Institute of Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

Dr. Hein van Hout, Department of General Practice & Elderly Care Medicine/EMGO + Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Dr. Silke F. Metzelthin, CAPHRI School for Public Health and Primary Care, Department of Health Services Research, Maastricht University, Netherlands

 

*The members of the Working Group are also engaged in Project Group activities

 

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

In order to exchange experiences and knowledge regarding TOPICS-MDS, Special Interest Groups (SIGs) were initiated. These SIGs are facilitated by the TOPICS Working Group to expand research in topical areas in geriatric medicine. If you are interested in particpating in a SIG, please contact us!

 

Special Interest Groups

  • Informal Caregiving (chair: Dr. Silke Metzelthin, Maastrict University)
  • Identification of Frailty (chair: Dr. Jeanet Blom, LUMC)
  • Co- and Multimorbidity (chair: Dr. Jeanet Blom, LUMC)
  • Diversity (chair: Dr. Maaike Muntinga, VUMC)
  • Dementia (chair: Hein van Hout, VUMC)