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Philip van der Wees Professor of Allied Health Sciences

Philip van der Wees is a physical therapist and Professor of Allied Health Sciences at Radboud university medical center. The focus of the Chair is value-driven allied health care in interdisciplinary networks.

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Philip van der Wees Professor of Allied Health Sciences

Philip van der Wees is a physical therapist and Professor of Allied Health Sciences at Radboud university medical center. The focus of the Chair is value-driven allied health care in interdisciplinary networks. Allied health professionals, such as physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and dietitians, make an important contribution to promoting recovery and coping with a disease or health condition in daily life. The research and education of Philip van der Wees focuses on quality improvement and implementation of allied health care in interdisciplinary networks; and to unravel mechanisms of effectiveness and to evaluate new technologies and treatment strategies for allied health care.
 

Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2015: Najoua Mlika-Cabanne Innovation Award; Guidelines International Network (G-I-N)
  • 2012: International Service Award; European Region of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2015: Najoua Mlika-Cabanne Innovation Award; Guidelines International Network (G-I-N)
  • 2012: International Service Award; European Region of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)
  • 2011: Harkness Fellowship in Healthcare Policy & Practice; Commonwealth Fund

Additional functions

  • Adjunct Professor; School of Medicine and Health Sciences; Department of Clinical Research and Leadership, George Washington University, Washington, DC.
  • Member of the Nursing and Allied Health Advisory Board of Radboud university medical center (2017 - present).
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Additional functions

  • Adjunct Professor; School of Medicine and Health Sciences; Department of Clinical Research and Leadership, George Washington University, Washington, DC.
  • Member of the Nursing and Allied Health Advisory Board of Radboud university medical center (2017 - present)
  • Co-chair of the PROM Platform – a national expert network in patient-reported outcomes (2017 - present)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Panel of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) for developing and implementing the Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry (2016 - present)
  • Member of ZonMw review committee Development of Quality Standards (2016 - present)

Chair

Professor of Allied Health Sciences

Field of study

Rehabilitation

Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

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