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Pim Assendelft full professor

Professor Willem J.J. (Pim) Assendelft is professor in general practice and head of the department of Primary and Community Care of the Radboud University Medical Center.

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Pim Assendelft full professor

My passion is bridging the gap between science and practice

Professor Willem J.J. (Pim) Assendelft is professor in general practice and head of the department of Primary and Community Care of the Radboud University Medical Center. His research focuses on prevention (connection between public health and primary care), organization of care and outcomes research (trials in complex interventions, research synthesis). Previously, he was director of the Dutch Cochrane Centre, head of guideline development of the Dutch College of General Practitioners  and he was a professor in Leiden.
Within the Netherlands he was member of several grant committees of Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw). He is member of the Duch Health Council and the VENI committee (Innovation Research Incentives Scheme).

In his previous position in Leiden he was chair of the university research profile Health, Prevention and the Human life cycle and chair of the research profile Innovation in health strategy and quality of care of the Leiden University Medical Center. In Nijmegen he is chair of the Radboud research priority theme "Healthcare improvement science".


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  • Chair of the Radboud research priority theme "Healthcare improvement science"

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Field of study

Primary and Community Care

Research group Research in primary care

Pim Assendelft's research group aims to improve healthcare, from a primary care and transmural perspective.

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Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

Ideally, every procedure in clinical practice and public health should take place based on proof, instead of intuition or 'experience'. Our aim is to innovate and personalize healthcare and public health. read more