19 February 2020

On Tuesday 18 February 2020 the RIHS 'Koek & Zopie' event took place. In front of an audience of more than 125 colleagues, RIHS awardees accepted their awards for the best PhD thesis, the research product with the highest impact on society, the best peer-reviewed publication and the Supervisor of the year 2019.

We proudly present the winners: Machteld van Egmond (represented by Niels van Heerbeek), Maroeska te Loo, Bas Israëls, Thijs Eijsvogels and Vincent Aengevaeren. 

1. The RIHS PhD Award for the PhD candidate who delivered the best thesis in 2019.

The nominated theses were judged by the jury, consisting of Prof. Sabine Oertelt-Prigione, Dr Geert Litjens and Dr Thijs Eijsvogels.

Nominated theses:

  • Mette Benoist, Pauline Bollen, Florieke Eggermont, Machteld van Egmond, Rosa Geurtzen, Dominique ten Haaf, Thomas van den Heuvel, Joep Kortekaas, Marleen Lovink, Floor Lubberman, Bernadette Sterenborg, Roeland Wasmann en Gert Weijers.

The winner of the PhD Award 2019 is Machteld van Egmond, with her thesis entitled ‘Effectiveness of septoplasty in adults with nasal obstruction and a deviated septum’.
 

2. The RIHS Societal Impact Award for the RIHS research product with the highest impact on society in 2019.

The nominated products were judged by the jury, consisting of Prof. Geraline Leusink and Prof. Heiman Wertheim.

Nominated:

  • Jelle van Gurp, Maaike Haan, Marjan Knippenberg, Gert Olthuis; Graphic novel Naasten.
  • Charlotte Bekker, Bart van den Bemt; Toolbox for the reduction of medication waste.
  • Yvonne Hartman, Dick Thijssen; Reduced sitting intervention.
  • Yonne Peters, Peter Siersema; Application of the eNose device for Barrett screening.
  • Jelle Barentsz, Bas Israëls, Marloes van der Leest; Multi-parametric MRI in men with suspicion of prostate cancer.
  • Coen Bongers, Thijs Eijsvogels, Maria Hopman; Heatstroke treatment in sports events by full body water immersion in cooling baths.
  • Martine Hollander; Training program on implementation guideline ‘patiënt declining recommended care’.
  • Marleen van Gelder; Social media monitoring on the perceived safety of medication use during pregnancy: a case study from the Netherlands.
The winner of the RIHS Societal Impact Award 2019 is ‘Multi-parametric MRI in men with suspicion of prostate cancer’ of Jelle Barentsz, Bas Israëls, Marloes van der Leest.

 
3. The RIHS Science Award for the best peer-reviewed publication in 2019.

The nominated papers were judged by the jury, consisting of Dr Richard ten Broek, Dr Nielka van Erp and Dr Tijn Kool.

Nominated:
  • Vincent Aengevaeren; Exercise-Induced Cardiac Troponin I Increase and Incident Mortality and Cardiovascular Events. Aengevaeren VL, Hopman MTE, Thompson PD, Bakker EA, George KP, Thijssen DHJ, Eijsvogels TMH. Circulation. 2019 Sep 9; 140(10): 804-814.
  • Lonneke Boer; A Smart Mobile Health Tool Versus a Paper Action Plan to Support
    Self-Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
    Exacerbations: Randomized Controlled Trial. Boer L, Bischoff E, van der Heijden M, Lucas P, Akkermans R, Vercoulen J, Heijdra Y, Assendelft W, Schermer T. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019 Oct 9;  7(10):e14408.
  • Florieke Eggermont; Calibration with or without phantom for fracture risk prediction in cancer patients with femoral bone metastases using CT-based finite element models. Eggermont F, Verdonschot N, van der Linden Y, Tanck E. PLoS One. 2019 Jul 30; 14(7): e0220564.
  • Machteld van Egmond; Septoplasty with or without concurrent turbinate surgery versus non-surgical management for nasal obstruction in adults with a deviated septum: a pragmatic, randomised controlled trial. van Egmond MMHT, Rovers MM, Hannink G, Hendriks CTM, van Heerbeek N. Lancet. 2019 Jul 27; 394(10195): 314-321.
  • Thomas Hoogeboom; Person-Centered Care and Physical Therapy: A “People-Like-Me” Approach. Kittelson AJ, Hoogeboom TJ, Schenkman M, Stevens-Lapsley JE, van Meeteren NLU. Phys Ther. 2019 Oct 14.
  • Anke van Mil; Carotid Artery Reactivity Predicts Events in Peripheral Arterial Disease Patients. Surgery. van Mil ACCM, Pouwels S, Wilbrink J, Warlé MC, Thijssen DHJ. Ann Surg. 2019 Apr; 269(4): 767-773.


The winner of the RIHS Science Award 2019 is the Circulation publication by ​Vincent Aengevaeren and colleagues, entitled ‘Exercise-Induced Cardiac Troponin I Increase and Incident Mortality and Cardiovascular Events’.

 
4. RIHS Supervisor of the year 2019.

All nominations were reviewed by the dean Prof. Jan Smit and last year’s winner of the Supervisor of the year award, Dr Joanne de Hullu. This year, they decided to award two supervisors.

Nominated:
  • Mark van den Boogaard, José Custers, Thijs Eijsvogels, Marije Hogeveen, Dennis Janssen, Maroeska te Loo en Geert Wanten.

The two winners of the RIHS Supervisor of the year award 2019 are Thijs Eijsvogels en Maroeska te Loo.

Some of the qualifications mentioned:
'' We believe Thijs is a great supervisor overall, but for this motivation we would like to specifically mention 3 things in which we believe Thijs excels: approachable, engaged en positive attitude".
"Maroeska shows she is an expert in all fields, and always up to date about the latest literature and developments. But what distinguishes her from other supervisors is her contagious enthusiasm, and her ability to take you with her in her passion for research". 


The award winners will receive €750.
 
Photo overview

Detailed information about the awards and the procedures can be found on our website.     



 

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