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

Full Professor

  • Department of General Practice

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


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 ‘Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde’ and the Cochrane group ‘acute respiratory infections’. From 2003 until 2007 he was member of the editorial board of ‘Huisarts en Wetenschap’. 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).

    Member of the editorial board of the ‘Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde’ and the Cochrane group ‘acute respiratory infections’

Research Output (129)

"Tinkering and overruling the computer decision support system:Working strategies of telephone triage-nurses who assess the urgency of callers suspected of having an acute cardiac event."

Wouters Loes T, Zwart Dorien L, Erkelens Daphne C, Huijsmans Marlies, Hoes Arno W, Damoiseaux Roger A, Rutten Frans H, de Groot Esther apr 2020, In: Journal of Clinical Nursing. 29 , p. 1175-1186 12 p.

Panel 5:Impact of otitis media on quality of life and development

Homøe Preben, Heidemann Christian H, Damoiseaux Roger Amj, Lailach Susen, Lieu Judith E C, Phillips John S, Venekamp Roderick P 20 dec 2019, In: International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 130 10 p.

Learning from patients about patient-centredness:A realist review: BEME Guide No. 60

de Groot Esther, Schönrock-Adema Johanna, Zwart Dorien, Damoiseaux Roger, Van den Bogerd Kristin, Diemers Agnes, Grau Canét-Wittkampf Christel, Jaarsma Debbie, Mol Saskia, Bombeke Katrien 18 dec 2019, In: Medical Teacher. 42 , p. 380-392 13 p.

Pijnbestrijding bij kinderen met otitis media acuta

van Uum Rick, Venekamp Roderick, Schilder Anne, Damoiseaux Roger, Anthierens Sibyl 1 dec 2019, In: Huisarts en Wetenschap. 62 , p. 18-23 6 p.

Een prachtig vak

Opstelten Wim, van der Horst Henriëtte, Cals Jochen, Damoiseaux Roger, Zwart Dorien 14 nov 2019, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 163

Bruggenbouwers tussen wetenschap en praktijk

Bartelink Marie Louise, Baggen Yvette, Stevens Diede, Smalbrugge Martin, Scherpbier Nynke, Damoiseaux Roger, de Groot Esther 1 nov 2019, In: Huisarts en Wetenschap. 62 , p. 26-29 4 p.

Optimisation of telephone triage of callers with symptoms suggestive of acute cardiovascular disease in out-of-hours primary care:observational design of the Safety First study

Erkelens Daphne Ca, Wouters Loes Tcm, Zwart Dorien Lm, Damoiseaux Roger Amj, De Groot Esther, Hoes Arno W, Rutten Frans H 1 jul 2019, In: BMJ Open. 9

Understanding the Broker Role of Clinician-Scientists:A Realist Review on How They Link Research and Practice

Barry Margot, de Groot Esther, Baggen Yvette, Smalbrugge Martin, Moolenaar Nienke, Bartelink Marie Louise E.L., Damoiseaux Roger A.M.J., Scherpbier Nynke, Kluijtmans Manon 4 jun 2019, In: Academic Medicine. 94 , p. 1589-1598 10 p.

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in children

Fortanier Alexandre C, Venekamp Roderick P, Boonacker Chantal Wb, Hak Eelko, Schilder Anne Gm, Sanders Elisabeth Am, Damoiseaux Roger Amj 28 mei 2019, In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews . 5

Beter af bij de verpleegkundig specialist?:Een cohortonderzoek bij kinderen met luchtweginfecties

van Vugt Saskia, van de Pol Alma, Cleveringa Frits, Stellato Rebecca, Kappers Marieke, de Wit Niek, Damoiseaux Roger 1 apr 2019, In: Huisarts en Wetenschap. 62 , p. 30-33 4 p.

All Research Output (129)