prof. dr. R.A.M.J. (Roger) Damoiseaux

prof. dr. R.A.M.J. (Roger) Damoiseaux

Full Professor
prof. dr. R.A.M.J. (Roger) Damoiseaux
  • Julius Center, dept. General Practice & Nursing Science

Research Programs

Infection & Immunity



Roger Damoiseaux started his medical career in Africa. He worked for 4 years as a medical officer in a mission hospital in Malawi (Central Africa). Since 1995 he works as a general practitioner. In 2000 he finished his PhD thesis ‘acute otitis media in infancy in general practice, a therapeutic and prognostic study’. In 2011 he became a teacher at the specialty training in general practice at the University Medical Center in Utrecht. In 2013 he was appointed as head of the GP specialty training in Utrecht. In 2014 he was appointed as professor of General Practice at the University Medical Center in Utrecht.

His research focuses on the treatment of otitis media and upper respiratory tract infections in children. Further there is an ongoing search for prognostic factors for these medical problems. He also is involved in research on medical education.

He is co-author of professional guidelines and Cochrane reviews on otitis media and colorectal blood loss. He is member of the editorial board of the Cochrane group ‘acute respiratory infections’. From 2003 until 2007 he was member of the editorial board of ‘Huisarts en Wetenschap’ and from 2012 until 2020 he was member of the editorial board of 'het Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde'. From 2007 until 2011 he was member of the Commission Pharmaceutical Help (CFH) of the Health Care Insurance Board (CVZ). From 2014 until 2016 he was a member of the Registration Board of Medical Specialists (RGS). From 2016 he is a member of the Legislative Board of Medical Specialists (CGS).


Side Activities

Member of the Legislative Board of Medical Specialists (CGS), vice chair.

Member of the editorial board of the Cochrane group ‘acute respiratory infections’

Partner General Practice 'de Hof van Blom' Hattem.

Chair Concilium GP specialty training Netherlands

Member board of owners 'Huisartsopleiding Nederland'

Bestuurlijke adviescommissie Opleiden 2025 (FMS)

Member werkgroep opleidingsstructuur (Opleiden 2025 FMS)

Lid raad van toezicht Leidsche Rijn Julius Gezondheidscentra

Research Output (179)

Op naar een nieuw specialismenlandschap

Jambroes Marielle, Van Veenendaal Nadine, Damoiseaux Roger A.M.J. 28 Nov 2023, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 167

Een nieuwe predictieregel voor acuut coronair syndroom

Wouters Loes, Zwart Dorien, Erkelens Daphne, de Groot Esther, Damoiseaux Roger, Rutten Frans Oct 2023, In: Huisarts en Wetenschap. 66 , p. 20-25 6 p.

Paracetamol (acetaminophen) or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, alone or combined, for pain relief in acute otitis media in children

de Sévaux Joline L.H., Damoiseaux Roger A.M.J., van de Pol Alma C., Lutje Vittoria, Hay Alastair D., Little Paul, Schilder Anne G.M., Venekamp Roderick P. 18 Aug 2023, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2023

Effectiveness of analgesic ear drops as add-on treatment to oral analgesics in children with acute otitis media:study protocol of the OPTIMA pragmatic randomised controlled trial

de Sévaux Joline L H, Damoiseaux Roger A M J, Hullegie Saskia, Sanders Elisabeth A M, de Wit G Ardine, Zuithoff Nicolaas P A, Yardley Lucy, Anthierens Sibyl, Little Paul, Hay Alastair D, Schilder Anne G M, Venekamp Roderick P 22 Feb 2023, In: BMJ Open. 13 9 p.

Oorpijn bij kinderen

de Sévaux Joline, van Uum Rick, Venekamp Roderick, Damoiseaux Roger Jan 2023, In: Huisarts en Wetenschap. 66 , p. 42-45 4 p.

The benefits of artificial intelligence in facilitating an extensive literature review

Brouwer Hiske, de Groot Esther, Barry Margot, Kluijtmans Manon, Damoiseaux Roger 2023,

Development and validation of a prediction rule for patients suspected of acute coronary syndrome in primary care: a cross-sectional study

Wouters Loes T. C. M., Zwart Dorien L. M., Erkelens Daphne C. A., Adriaansen Elisabeth J. M., den Ruijter Hester M., De Groot Esther, Damoiseaux Roger A. M. J., Hoes Arno W., van Smeden Maarten, Rutten Frans H. 5 Oct 2022, In: BMJ Open. 12

Een acuut loopoor:Laat het niet op zijn beloop

Hullegie Saskia, Schilder A.G.M., Damoiseaux Roger, Venekamp Roderick P. 7 Sep 2022, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 166

Learning patient-centredness with simulated/standardized patients:A realist review: BEME Guide No. 68

Grau Canét-Wittkampf Christel, Diemers Agnes, Van den Bogerd Kristin, Schönrock-Adema Johanna, Damoiseaux Roger, Zwart Dorien, Jaarsma Debbie, Mol Saskia, Bombeke Katrien, de Groot Esther 2 Aug 2022, In: Medical Teacher. 45 , p. 347-359 13 p.

Versterkende factoren bij ouderen met een doodswens

Pluim Ilse, Zomers Margot, van Wijngaarden Els, Sachs Alfred, Damoiseaux Roger, van Thiel Ghislaine Mar 2022, In: Huisarts en Wetenschap. 65 , p. 10-14 5 p.

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