Professor Flora M Haaijer-Ruskamp

Professor Flora M Haaijer-Ruskamp is an expert in implementation of evidence and drug utilization studies. Her research activities are focused on rational drug use, and effective strategies to implement improvements in particular of prescribing practices. In the growing field of drug utilization studies and pharmacoepidemiology, her team has collaborated widely both nationally and internationally. She has been involved in a number of international projects including the European Drug Education Programme (DEP), YEMDAP in Yemen and the SAR (Self medication with Antibiotics and Resistance) study. She was chair of the European Drug Utilization Research Group (EuroDURG) from 1996-2004. Professor Haaijer-Ruskamp is a member of the committee for PhD Education Graduate School of Medical Sciences and chair of the SHARE PhD education committee. She is one of the two coordinators of the Evidence-Based Medicine in Practice (EBM-P) research programme in SHARE.