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prof. dr. N.J. de Wit Full Professor

  • Department of General Practice
  • Julius Center Research

N.J. de Wit

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Biography

Niek de Wit has been working as a general practitioner for more than 25 years. In 2009 he was appointed as professor in General Practice at the University Medical Center in Utrecht, the Netherlands. From 2010 until July 2019 he has been manager of the Julius Health Centers, the academic general practice in Utrecht. Since June 2019 he is Division chair ad interim of the Julius Center of Health Sciences and Primary Care at the UMC Utrecht.

 

His research focus is on health care innovation, gastrointestinal disease and oncology in primary care. He is co-author of national and international guidelines on IBS, dyspepsia, diverticulitis and colorectal cancer. In the past years he has been involved in the development of a regional health care network , aiming at primary- hospital care collaboration, optimizing health care pathways and facilitating health care innovation initiatives in the Utrecht region.

 

From 2010-2012 he was visiting professor at Kings’ College, London, UK. From 2012 he is visiting professor at the University of Durham, UK , and in 2014 he was inaugurated as fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburg, UK.

Side Activities

    • member of the advisory board of the Quality Institute of the Dutch Ministry of Health
    • co-author of the Future Strategy 2022 ofthe Dutch College of general Practice (NHG)
    • member of the Woudschoten committee on core value and tasks of Dutch GPs.
    • member of the NHG guideline committee on dyspesia, diverticulitis and IBS
    • member of the Quality of care research program committee of the Dutch Research Foundation ZON/MW)
    • member of the scientific advisory board of the Dutch Cancer Foundation.
    • member of the international advisory board of the Norwegian Primary Care Research Network
    • member if the advsory board of the German General Practice research network
    • international partner of UK based CANTEST consortium for cancer diagnosis in primary 
    • member of the board of trustees of the General Practitioners organisation Gelderse Vallei.
    • member of the editorial board of Family Practice
    • member of the executive committee of the European Society for Primary Care Gastroenterology
    • member of the scientific committee of WONCA 2022 

Research Output (306)

Redefining the core values and tasks of GPs in the Netherlands (Woudschoten 2019)

van der Horst Henriette E., de Wit Niek jan 2020, In: British Journal of General Practice. 70 , p. 38-39 2 p.

An evidence-based toolbox for the design and implementation of selective-prevention primary-care initiatives targeting cardio-metabolic disease

Sonderlund Anders Larrabee, Thilsing Trine, Korevaar Joke, Hollander Monika, Lionis Christos, Schellevis Francois, Wändell Per, Carlsson Axel C, de Waard Anne-Karien, de Wit Niek, Seifert Bohumil, Angelaki Agapi, Kral Norbert, Sondergaard Jens 1 dec 2019, In: Preventive Medicine Reports. 16

Non-dispensing pharmacists' actions and solutions of drug therapy problems among elderly polypharmacy patients in primary care

Hazen Ankie C. M., Zwart Dorien L. M., Poldervaart Judith M., de Gier Johan J., de Wit Niek J., de Bont Antoinette A., Bouvy Marcel L. 8 okt 2019, In: Family Practice. 36 , p. 544-551 8 p.

Reducing unnecessary vitamin testing in general practice:barriers and facilitators according to general practitioners and patients

Hofstede H, van der Burg H A M, Mulder B C, Bohnen A M, Bindels P J E, de Wit N J, de Schepper E I T, van Vugt S F 7 okt 2019, In: BMJ Open. 9

Potential for Reducing Time to Referral for Colorectal Cancer Patients in Primary Care

van Erp Nicole F, Helsper Charles W, Olyhoek Saskia M, Janssen Ramon R T, Winsveen Amber, Peeters Petra H M, de Wit Niek J 1 sep 2019, In: Annals of Family Medicine. 17 , p. 419-427 9 p.

Efficacy and Safety of Peppermint Oil in a Randomized Double-blind Trial of Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Weerts Zsa Zsa R. M., Masclee Ad A. M., Witteman Ben J. M., Clemens Cees H. M., Winkens Bjorn, Brouwers Jacobus R. B. J., Frijlink Henderik W., Muris Jean W. M., De Wit Niek J., Essers Brigitte A. B., Tack Jan, Snijkers Johanna T. W., Bours Andrea M. H., de Ruiter-van der Ploeg Annieke S., Jonkers Daisy M. A. E., Keszthelyi Daniel 27 aug 2019, In: Gastroenterology. 158 , p. 123-136 14 p.

Comorbid chronic diseases and cancer diagnosis:disease-specific effects and underlying mechanisms

Renzi Cristina, Kaushal Aradhna, Emery Jon, Hamilton Willie, Neal Richard D, Rachet Bernard, Rubin Greg, Singh Hardeep, Walter Fiona M, de Wit Niek J, Lyratzopoulos Georgios 26 jul 2019, In: Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology. 16 , p. 746-761 16 p.

What should selective cardiometabolic prevention programmes in European primary care look like?:A consensus-based design by the SPIMEU group

Kral Norbert, de Waard Anne-Karien M., Schellevis Francois G., Korevaar Joke C., Lionis Christos, Carlsson Axel C., Sonderlund Anders Larrabee, Sondergaard Jens, Larsen Lars Bruun, Hollander Monika, Thilsing Trine, Angelaki Agapi, de Wit Niek J., Seifert Bohumil jul 2019, In: European Journal of General Practice. 25 , p. 101-108 8 p.

Effects of non-dispensing pharmacists integrated in general practice on medication-related hospitalisations

Sloeserwij V M, Hazen A C M, Zwart D L M, Leendertse A J, Poldervaart J M, de Bont A A, de Gier J J, Bouvy M L, de Wit N J 25 jun 2019, In: British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 85 , p. 2321-2331 11 p.

Burden of disease in children with respiratory tract infections in primary care: diary-based cohort study.

Schot M. J. C., Dekker A. R. J., van Werkhoven C. H., van der Velden A. W., Cals J. W. L., Broekhuizen B. D. L., Hopstaken R. M., de Wit N. J., Verheij T. J. M. 5 jun 2019, In: Family Practice. 36 , p. 723-729 7 p.

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