dr. C.M. (Caroline) Speksnijder

dr. C.M. (Caroline) Speksnijder

Associate Professor
dr. C.M. (Caroline) Speksnijder
  • Dept of Surgical Oncology - head & neck

Research Programs




In 1998 Caroline Speksnijder obtained her degree in Physical Therapy at Rotterdam University, her MSc degree of Human Movement Sciences as well as Epidemiology at Maastricht University in 2002, and her MMPT degree of Orofacial Physical Therapy in 2008. In May 2011 Caroline obtained her PhD on her thesis ‘Function after oral oncological intervention, reconstruction and rehabilitation’ at the University of Utrecht (UU). From that time she works as a senior researcher at UMC Utrecht and Radboudumc Nijmegen.

The focus of her research is on head and neck cancer, functioning of head and neck, and physical therapy. She develops a new augmented reality training to study orofacial motor control and is leader of international development of Patient Reported Outcome Measurements in the Head and Neck area. Caroline’s teaching experience includes courses in epidemiology as well as physical therapy.

Research Output (91)

Anatomical position of the mandibular condyle after open versus closed treatment of unilateral fractures:A three-dimensional analysis

Buitenhuis Margje B., Weinberg Florine M., Bielevelt Freek, Gilijamse Marjolijn, Forouzanfar Tymour, Speksnijder Caroline M., Rosenberg Antoine J.W.P. Nov 2023, In: Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. 51 , p. 682-691 10 p.

The extent of unnecessary tooth loss due to extractions prior to radiotherapy based on radiation field and dose in patients with head and neck cancer

Buurman Doke J.M., Speksnijder Caroline M., Granzier Marlies E., Timmer Veronique C.M.L., Hoebers Frank J.P., Kessler Peter Oct 2023, In: Radiotherapy and Oncology. 187

Swallowing after Oral Oncological Treatment:A Five-Year Prospective Study

Speksnijder Caroline M, Ortiz-Comino Lucía, de Haan Anton F J, Fernández-Lao Carolina, de Bree Remco, Merkx Matthias A W 1 Sep 2023, In: Cancers. 15

Patients’ and Healthcare Professionals’ Perspectives on Better Use of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in Head and Neck Cancer

de Jel Dominique V.C., Young-Afat Danny A., Ooms-Renckens Marleen M., Smeele Ludi E., Rakhorst Hinne A., Hendrickx J. J., Hoebers F. J.P., Speksnijder C. M., Witjes M. J.H., Ghaeminia H., Lacko M., Baatenburg de Jong R. J., Takes R. P., van Es R. J.J., Verschuur H. P., Jansen J. C., Vrieze O. Hamming, van Bemmel A. J.M., Schwandt L. Q., Aug 2023, In: Value in Health. 26 , p. 1210-1216 7 p.

Clinically Established Temporomandibular Involvement in Adults With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

de Sonnaville Willemijn F C, Speksnijder Caroline M, Zuithoff Nicolaas P A, Heijstek Marloes W, Wulffraat Nico M, Steenks Michel H, Rosenberg Antoine J W P 1 Jul 2023, In: The Journal of rheumatology. 50 , p. 1462-1470 9 p.

Automatic grading of patients with a unilateral facial paralysis based on the Sunnybrook Facial Grading System - A deep learning study based on a convolutional neural network

ten Harkel Timen C., de Jong Guido, Marres Henri A.M., Ingels Koen J.A.O., Speksnijder Caroline M., Maal Thomas J.J. 1 May 2023, In: American Journal of Otolaryngology . 44 , p. 1-8 8 p.

Psychosocial factors associated with pain outcomes in patients with painful temporomandibular disorders and headaches

van der Meer Hedwig A., Tol Cornel H.M., Speksnijder Caroline M., van Selms Maurits K.A., Lobbezoo Frank, Visscher Corine M. Apr 2023, In: European Journal of Oral Sciences. 131 , p. 1-11 11 p.

Reliability and measurement error of anterior maximum voluntary bite force in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis and healthy children

de Sonnaville Willemijn F.C., Steenks Michel H., Zuithoff Nicolaas P.A., Wulffraat Nico M., Rosenberg Antoine J.W.P., Speksnijder Caroline M. 20 Jan 2023, In: PLoS ONE. 18 , p. 1-13 13 p.

Behavioral Analysis of Pathological Speaker Embeddings of Patients During Oncological Treatment of Oral Cancer

Thienpondt Jenthe, Speksnijder Caroline M., Demuynck Kris 2023, p. 3018-3022 5 p.

Oral functioning after open versus closed treatment of unilateral condylar neck or base fractures:A two-centre controlled clinical trial

Weinberg Florine M., Rosenberg Antoine J.W.P., Withagen Koen P.A., Gilijamse Marjolijn, Forouzanfar Tymour, Speksnijder Caroline M. 19 Dec 2022, In: Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. 50 , p. 194-202 9 p.

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