dr. R.P. (Roderick P.) Venekamp

dr. R.P. (Roderick P.) Venekamp

Associate Professor
dr. R.P. (Roderick P.) Venekamp
  • Department of General Practice
  • Julius Center Research Program Infectious Diseases



Roderick Paul Venekamp was born on the 21th of June 1983. After his graduation as MD in 2008, he started to combine his GP vocational training with a PhD programme at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care of the UMCU. During this combined programme he also successfully finished a master programme Epidemiology Postgraduate at the UU Graduate School of Life Sciences.

At present, he works as a GP which he combines with an Assistant Professor position at the Julius Center with the objective to develop and supervise the conduct, analysis and report of clinical trials on the effectiveness of various interventions for common ear, nose and throat conditions, especially in children.

He is member of the evidENT team at the University College London (UCL) thereby contributing to the strong links between UMCU and UCL.

He is an active reviewer for the Cochrane Collaboration and has joint the editorial team of the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) Group as an Editor in 2014 and Cochrane ENT as an editor in 2016.

He has participated in the 2014 revisions of the practice guidelines on Acute Otitis Media in Children, Otitis Media with Effusion in Children and Acute Rhinosinusitis issued by the Dutch College of GPs.

Side Activities

Editor of the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) Group and Cochrane ENT.

Member of the Dutch College of GPs practice guideline group Acute Otitis Media in Children, Otitis Media with Effusion in Children and Acute Rhinosinusitis.

Board of Directors International Society of Otitis Media

Member of Medical Ethical Committee Utrecht

Fellowship and Awards

2013 SBOH Academisation Prize for the best scientific article written by GP trainee

2017 ZonMw/NWO Veni

Research Output (79)

Nu thuismeting van zuurstofsaturatie ineens reguliere huisartsenzorg lijkt te zijn…

Zwart Dorien, Venekamp Roderick, Smit Karin, Geersing Geert Jan, Kalkman Cor, Rutten Frans 2021, In: Huisarts en Wetenschap. 64 , p. 43-44 2 p.

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in children

de Sévaux Joline Lh, Venekamp Roderick P, Lutje Vittoria, Hak Eelko, Schilder Anne Gm, Sanders Elisabeth Am, Damoiseaux Roger Amj 24 nov 2020, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2020

Acute otitis media in children

Venekamp Roderick P, Schilder Anne G M, van den Heuvel Maaike, Hay Alastair D 18 nov 2020, In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 371

Improving pain management in childhood acute otitis media in general practice:a cluster randomised controlled trial of a GP-targeted educational intervention

van Uum Rick T, Venekamp Roderick P, Zuithoff Nicolaas Pa, Sjoukes Alies, van de Pol Alma C, Schilder Anne Gm, Damoiseaux Roger Amj 24 aug 2020, In: The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners. 70 , p. E684-E695

Tonsillectomy versus tonsillotomy for obstructive sleep-disordered breathing in children

Blackshaw Helen, Springford Laurie R, Zhang Lai-Ying, Wang Betty, Venekamp Roderick P, Schilder Anne Gm 29 apr 2020, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2020

Inactivated influenza vaccine does not reduce all cause respiratory illness in children with pre-existing medical conditions

de Hoog Marieke L A, Venekamp Roderick P, Meijer Adam, Sanders Elisabeth A M, Bruijning-Verhagen Patricia C J L 9 apr 2020, In: Vaccine. 38 , p. 3397-3403 7 p.

Tonsillectomy for periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis syndrome (PFAPA)

Burton Martin J, Pollard Andrew J, Ramsden James D, Chong Lee-Yee, Venekamp Roderick P 30 dec 2019, In: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 2019

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.

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.

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