• Lundlaan 6, Wilhemina Children's Hospital

      3584 EA Utrecht


    • Heidelberglaan 100, UMC Utrecht

      3584 CX Utrecht



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    Roderick Paul Venekamp was born on the 21th of June 1983. After his graduation as MD in 2008, he started to combine his GP vocational training with a PhD programme at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care of the UMCU. During this combined programme he also successfully finished a master programme Epidemiology Postgraduate at the UU Graduate School of Life Sciences.

    At present, he works as a GP which he combines with an Assistant Professor position at the Julius Center with the objective to develop and supervise the conduct, analysis and report of clinical trials on the effectiveness of various interventions for common ear, nose and throat conditions, especially in children.

    He is member of the evidENT team at the University College London (UCL) thereby contributing to the strong links between UMCU and UCL.

    He is an active reviewer for the Cochrane Collaboration and has joint the editorial team of the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) Group as an Editor in 2014 and Cochrane ENT as an editor in 2016.

    He has participated in the 2014 revisions of the practice guidelines on Acute Otitis Media in Children, Otitis Media with Effusion in Children and Acute Rhinosinusitis issued by the Dutch College of GPs.

    Side activities

    Editor of the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) Group and Cochrane ENT.

    Member of the Dutch College of GPs practice guideline group Acute Otitis Media in Children, Otitis Media with Effusion in Children and Acute Rhinosinusitis.

    Board of Directors International Society of Otitis Media

    Member of Medical Ethical Committee Utrecht

    Fellowship & awards

    2013 SBOH Academisation Prize for the best scientific article written by GP trainee

    2017 ZonMw/NWO Veni


    • RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
    • RF Otorhinolaryngology
    • R Medicine (General)
    • RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology

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