prof. dr. M.E.E. (Mirjam) Kretzschmar

Full Professor

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Julius Center Research Program Infectious Diseases

prof. dr. M.E.E. (Mirjam) Kretzschmar

Research Programs

Side Activities

  • Topexpert Mathematical Disease Modelling at RIVM;

    Member of Editorial boards of the journal PLoS Medicine, Mathematical Biosciences, BMC Infectious Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Infectious Disease Modelling;

    Member of Modeling Good Research Practices Task Force Working Group. International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research – Society for Medical Decision Making;

    Coordinator and Chair of Steering Committee of Utrecht Center for Infection Dynamics UCID  (;

    Member of Advisory board “AMR” of ZonMW

    Member of NIAID Prevention-Africa Data and Safety Monitoring Board, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious diseases (NIAID), Division of AIDS; 

    Member of Scientific Advisory Board Aids Fonds Netherlands;

    Member of Advisory Board of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Modelling Consortium.

Research Output (236)

Impact of delays on effectiveness of contact tracing strategies for COVID-19:a modelling study

Kretzschmar Mirjam E, Rozhnova Ganna, Bootsma Martin C J, van Boven Michiel, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, Bonten Marc J M 16 jul 2020, In: The Lancet Public Health. 5 , p. e452-e459

Longitudinal Patterns of Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Based on Psychological Characteristics and Sexual Behavior in Heterosexual Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Visitors

van Wees Daphne A, Heijne Janneke C M, Basten Maartje, Heijman Titia, de Wit John, Kretzschmar Mirjam E E, den Daas Chantal mrt 2020, In: Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 47 , p. 171-176 6 p.

Timeliness of infectious disease reporting, the Netherlands, 2003 to 2017:law change reduced reporting delay, disease identification delay is next

Swaan Corien M, Wong Albert, Bonačić Marinović Axel, Kretzschmar Mirjam Ee, van Steenbergen Jim E 5 dec 2019, In: Eurosurveillance. 24 , p. 22-35

Use of viral load to improve survey estimates of known HIV-positive status and antiretroviral treatment coverage

Young Peter W, Zielinski-Gutierrez Emily, Wamicwe Joyce, Mukui Irene, Kim Andrea A, Waruru Anthony, Zeh Clement, Kretzschmar Mirjam E, De Cock Kevin M 2 dec 2019, In: AIDS. 34 , p. 631-636 6 p.

Disease modeling for public health:added value, challenges, and institutional constraints

Kretzschmar Mirjam 28 nov 2019, In: Journal of public health policy. 41 , p. 39-51 13 p.

A Multidimensional Approach to Assessing Infectious Disease Risk:Identifying Risk Classes Based on Psychological Characteristics

van Wees Daphne A., Heijne Janneke C.M., Heijman Titia, Kampman Karlijn C.J.G., Westra Karin, de Vries Anne, de Wit John, Kretzschmar Mirjam E.E., den Daas Chantal 1 sep 2019, In: American Journal of Epidemiology. 188 , p. 1705-1712 8 p.

Impact of sexual trajectories of men who have sex with men on the reduction in HIV transmission by pre-exposure prophylaxis

Rozhnova Ganna, Heijne Janneke C.M., Basten Maartje, den Daas Chantal, Matser Amy, Kretzschmar Mirjam 1 sep 2019, In: Epidemics. 28 9 p.

Tracking Pseudomonas aeruginosa transmissions due to environmental contamination after discharge in ICUs using mathematical models

Pham Thi Mui, Kretzschmar Mirjam, Bertrand Xavier, Bootsma Martin, 28 aug 2019, In: PLoS Computational Biology. 15

Who drops out and when?:Predictors of non-response and loss to follow-up in a longitudinal cohort study among STI clinic visitors

van Wees Daphne A, den Daas Chantal, Kretzschmar Mirjam E E, Heijne Janneke C M 1 jun 2019, In: PLoS ONE. 14

Disease burden of varicella versus other vaccine-preventable diseases before introduction of vaccination into the national immunisation programme in the Netherlands

van Lier Alies, de Gier Brechje, McDonald Scott A, Mangen Marie-Josée J, van Wijhe Maarten, Sanders Elisabeth A M, Kretzschmar Mirjam E, van Vliet Hans, de Melker Hester E mei 2019, In: Eurosurveillance. 24 , p. 1-10

All Research Output (236)