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Chantal Bleeker-Rovers MD PhD

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Chantal Bleeker-Rovers assistant professor

Chantal's research topics are imaging in infectious diseases, especially FDG-PET/CT, clinical studies in fever of unknown origin and immunological and clinical studies in Q fever.

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Chantal Bleeker-Rovers assistant professor

My research topics are imaging in infectious diseases, especially FDG-PET/CT, clinical studies in fever of unknown origin and immunological and clinical studies in Q fever. I have a special interest in severe infectious diseases such as endocarditis and vascular prosthesis infections and in infections causing major outbreaks.
 

Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • Since 2017: Member of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh because of work on Q fever and FUO
  • 2015: “Principle Clinician” based on my work for outbreak management and Q fever"
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • Since 2017: Member of the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh because of work on Q fever and FUO
  • 2015: “Principle Clinician” based on my work for outbreak management and Q fever"
  • 2011: Editor’s Choice Award of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine 2011 for the article “Cost-Effectiveness of Routine 18F-FDG PET/CT in High-Risk Patients with Gram-Positive Bacteremia”
  • 2009/2010: Radboud Honour because of my work in the outbreak management teams for Marburg virus (2008) and New Influenza H1N1
  • 2007: Editor’s Choice Award of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine 2007 for the article “99mTc-labeled interleukin-8 for the scintigraphic detection of infection and inflammation: first clinical evaluation”

Additional functions

  • Vice-chair of the hospital infection committee (2016-present)
  • Member of national guideline committee “S. aureus bacteremia” (2016-present)
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Additional functions

  • Vice-chair of the hospital infection committee (2016-present)
  • Member of national guideline committee “S. aureus bacteremia” (2016-present)
  • Member of the national guideline committee “Q fever fatigue syndrome”(2017-present)

Field of study

Internal Medicine

Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

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