22 April 2020

Bart van den Bemt has been appointed professor (by special appointment) of Personalized Pharmaceutical Care at Radboud University/Radboud university medical center with effect from 1 March 2020.

Van den Bemt is a pharmacist, clinical pharmacologist and senior researcher at Radboud university medical center and the Sint Maartenskliniek. His special teaching and research remit was established in collaboration with the Sint Maartenskliniek and comprises two half days a week. Based on a scientific, personal and innovative approach, Van den Bemt aims to make the use of medicine by patients safer, more effective and more efficient. He will pay particular attention to shared decision-making, improved treatment adherence, effective pharmacotherapy and sustainable drug use.

About Bart van den Bemt
Van den Bemt (Breda, 1972) studied Pharmacy at Utrecht University and obtained his pharmacy certificate in 1996, after which he was registered as a Public Pharmacist in 1998. In 2009 he received his PhD from Radboud University on research into the optimisation of pharmacotherapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. From 2010-2014 he trained as a clinical pharmacologist at Radboud university medical center.

Prof. Van den Bemt is a member of the scientific advisory board of the Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association (KNMP), president of the European Society of Clinical Pharmacy (ESCP), chair of the committee on scientific affairs and research of the Dutch association of hospital pharmacists (NVZA) and chair of the Centrum for Patiƫnt en Geneesmiddel foundation.

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