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prof. dr. T.J.M. (Theo) Verheij

prof. dr. T.J.M. (Theo) Verheij

Professor Emeritus
prof. dr. T.J.M. (Theo) Verheij
  • Department of General Practice

Biography

Biography

After his medical training at the Leiden University Medical Center, Theo Verheij worked as general practitioner in Noordwijk from 1987 to 1997. He got his PhD at Leiden University in 1995 after writing a thesis on Acute Bronchitis in General Practice. In 1997 he was appointed full professor of general practice at the UMC Utrecht. His focus of research is infectious diseases in primary care and antibiotic use in outpatients. Until now he supervised 25 PhD students and co-authored 208 peer-reviewed papers (H-index 32). He was and still is involved in the implementation of research in clinical practice for instance by contributing to guidelines on infectious diseases and by advising on monitoring and improving antibiotic use in the Netherlands and Europe. He combines his scientific work with part-time clinical work at one of the academic primary care health centres of the Julius Center, UMC Utrecht.

Side Activities

Member on the funding committee for infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance of the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development
Member of the Research Committee Prevention and Care of the Dutch Lung
Foundation
Member of the International Advisory Board of the British Journal of General Practice
Member of the board of the Dutch Working Party on Antibiotic Policy 
Adviser of the Coordination Group of the European Surveillance of Antimicrobial
Member of the Consumption Network of the ECDC (European Centre of Disease Prevention and Control)
Member of the steering committee of TRACE (Translational Research on Antimicrobial resistance and Community-acquired infections in Europe)
Member of the Supervisory Board of IZER, a large cooperative of GPs in Rotterdam

Research Output (411)

Contact With Young Children Increases the Risk of Respiratory Infection in Older Adults in Europe-the RESCEU Study

Korsten Koos, Adriaenssens Niels, Coenen Samuel, Butler Chris C, Pirçon Jean-Yves, Verheij Theo J M, Bont Louis J, Wildenbeest Joanne G, 15 dec 2021, In: The Journal of infectious diseases.

World Health Organization Influenza-Like Illness Underestimates the Burden of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection in Community-Dwelling Older Adults

Korsten Koos, Adriaenssens Niels, Coenen Samuel, Butler Chris C, Verheij Theo J M, Bont Louis J, Wildenbeest Joanne G, 14 dec 2021, In: The Journal of infectious diseases.

Is C-reactive protein associated with influenza A or B in primary care patients with influenza-like illness?:A cross-sectional study

Rystedt Karin, Harbin Nicolay Jonassen, Lindbaek Morten, Radzeviciene Ruta, Gunnarsson Ronny, Eggertsen Robert, C Butler Christopher, van der Velden Alike W, J Verheij Theo, Sundvall Pär-Daniel 11 nov 2020, In: Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 38 , p. 447-453 7 p.

Burden of respiratory syncytial virus infection in community-dwelling older adults in Europe (RESCEU):An international prospective cohort study

Korsten Koos, Adriaenssens Niels, Coenen Samuel, Butler Christopher, Ravanfar Behnaz, Rutter Heather, Allen Julie, Falsey Ann, Pirçon Jean-Yves, Gruselle Olivier, Pavot Vincent, Vernhes Charlotte, Balla-Jhagjhoorsingh Sunita, Öner Deniz, Ispas Gabriela, Aerssens Jeroen, Shinde Vivek, Verheij Theo, Bont Louis, Wildenbeest Joanne, 15 okt 2020, In: The European respiratory journal. 57 , p. 1-12

Structural antibiotic surveillance and stewardship via indication-linked quality indicators:Pilot in dutch primary care

van der Velden Alike W., van Triest Mieke I., Schoffelen Annelot F., Verheij Theo J.M. 3 okt 2020, In: Antibiotics. 9 , p. 1-11 11 p.

Molecular epidemiology and clinical impact of rhinovirus infections in adults during three epidemic seasons in 11 European countries (2007-2010)

Zlateva Kalina T., Van Rijn Anneloes L., Simmonds Peter, Coenjaerts Frank E.J., Van Loon Anton M., Verheij Theo J.M., De Vries Jutte J.C., Little Paul, Butler Christopher C., Van Zwet Erik W., Goossens Herman, Ieven Margareta, Claas Eric C.J. 1 okt 2020, In: Thorax. 75 , p. 882-890 9 p.

Effectiviteit van influenzavaccinatie bij kinderen:Tijd voor een ander beleid?

Wildenbeest Joanne G., Verheij Theo J.M. okt 2020, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 164

Effectiviteit van influenzavaccinatie bij kinderen

Wildenbeest Joanne G, Verheij Theo J M 24 sep 2020, In: Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 164

Practice-level association between antibiotic prescribing and resistance:an observational study in primary care

Batenburg Dylan, Verheij Theo, van ’t Veen Annemarie, van der Velden Alike 1 aug 2020, In: Antibiotics. 9 , p. 1-8 8 p.

Oseltamivir for coronavirus illness:post-hoc exploratory analysis of an open-label, pragmatic, randomised controlled trial in European primary care from 2016 to 2018

Coenen Samuel, van der Velden Alike W, Cianci Daniela, Goossens Herman, Bongard Emily, Saville Benjamin R, Gobat Nina, de Paor Muireann, Ieven Margareta, Verheij Theo J, Butler Christopher C jul 2020, In: British Journal of General Practice. 70 , p. e444-e449

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