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Dr. H. Vermeulen

Position
Scientific staff member (UD)
Main activities
Research, Teaching
Specialisation
Clinical Epidemiology, Nursing
Focus of research
On the cutting egde between nursing and medicine

Evidence Based Practice, Quality and Safety Improvement

Perioperative Care and Academic Nursing

Medication Errors, Wound Care, Infections and Pain

Guidelines, Systematic Reviews and Quality Improvement Research

Rituals and old habits 
 

Key publications
  • Vermeulen H, Swinkels JA , Bakker PJM, Ubbink DT, Beter weten dan de wetenschap. NED TIJDSCHR GENEESKD 2010;154 (51-52):A2896 [PubMed]
  • Storm-Versloot MN, Vos CG, Ubbink DT, Vermeulen H, Topical silver for preventing wound infection. COCHRANE DB SYST REV 2010;2010 (3):CD006478 [PubMed]
  • Ubbink DT, Westerbos SJ, Evans D, Land L, Vermeulen H, Topical negative pressure for treating chronic wounds. COCHRANE DB SYST REV 2008;2008 (3):CD001898 [PubMed]
  • Vermeulen H, Storm-Versloot MN, Goossens A, Speelman P, Legemate DA, Diagnostic accuracy of routine postoperative body temperature measurements. CLIN INFECT DIS 2005;40 (10):1404-1410 [PubMed]
  • Ubbink DT, Guyatt GH, Vermeulen H, Framework of policy recommendations for implementation of evidence-based practice: a systematic scoping review. BMJ OPEN 2013;3 (1):e001881 [PubMed]
All Publications
Curriculum Vitae
EDUCATION
2006 Doctorate (PhD) on thesis entitled: “Evidence Based Improvements in Postoperative Care. On the cutting edge between nursing and medicine”. (Promotor: Prof. dr. D.A. Legemate), Faculty of Medicine, University of Amsterdam.
2004 Master of Science degree (MSc; ‘Doctoraal’) in Evidence Based Practice, University of Amsterdam.
1998-2000 Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics for Nurses Course, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
1992-1994 Teacher in Nursing, HogeSchool Holland, Diemen
1986-1990 Nursing, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam

WORKING EXPERIENCE SINCE GRADUATION

2014- present: Senior researcher at the Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam.

2008-2014: Staff advisor and senior researcher at the Department of Quality Assurance and Project Innovation, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam
2006-2010: Senior lecturer, Amsterdam School of Health Professions
2008-present: Member and senior researcher at “kenniskring” Evidence Based Nursing, Amsterdam School of Health Professions
2007-2008: Post-doc, Amsterdam Center of Evidence Based Practice, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam
2004-2006: Senior research nurse and nursing staff member, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam
OTHER ACADEMIC WORKING EXPERIENCE SINCE GRADUATION

2013 - present: Member of the Scientific Advisory Board 'Zorginstituut Nederland', Diemen, The Netherlands

2008 - present: Chair of the committee for “Accreditation Guidelines”, V&VN, Dutch professional association for nurses & carers, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

GRANT COMMITTEES

2009 - present: Member of (grand) commission “Gezondheidsonderzoek”, ZONmw, Den Hague, The Netherlands and 2010: Program committee pre-symposium congress “Evidence Based Medicine in Wound Care” at the Veith Symposium, New York, USA.

2009-2012: Member of (grand) commission “Het zal je moeder maar wezen”, Academic Mecical Center at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam,The Netherlands

EDITOR BOOKS AND JOURNALS

2012 - present: Book Editor 'Effectief Verplegen', Kavannah, the Netherlands

2012 - present: Editorial board  ' Journal Nurse Academy', Prelum, Houten, the Netherlands

2007 - present: Editor in chief 'Dutch Journal of Evidence Based Practice', Houten, the Netherlands

2005-2007: Editorial board of 'Dutch Journal of Evidence Based Practice', Houten, the Netherlands.

WORK VISITS

2011: Working visit University of Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand

2007: Guest lecture, Høgskolen i Sør-Trøndelag, Trondheim, Norway

2006: Working visit Joanna Briggs Institute for Evidence Based Practice, March 2006, Adelaide, Australia

2007-present: Chair organization committee congress “Nationaal Congres EBP in de Verpleegkundige Praktijk” (5 times), the Netherlands.

POST GRAD EDUCATION

2007-present: Methodological tutor in various courses on Evidence Based Medicine (Dutch Cochrane Center, OMSO, EB Surgery Course), Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

2008 - 2012: Member of the Verpleegkundige Opleidings Raad, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam & Academic Medical Center at the Free University of Amsterdam & Teaching Hospital OLVG Amsterdam & Amsterdam School of Health Professions, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

SUPERVISION; students and PhDs

2010- present: Guidance of 3 PhDs and 4 ongoing PhDs projects

2005-present: Daily coach of medical students during their scientific intern and university master students Evidence Based Practice or Nursing Science, Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 

Research programmes

Prof. dr. P.J.M. Bakker (Research of the department Quality and Process Innovation)

Other research related activities
  • Membership of advisory board / Consultant, ZonMw (Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development)
  • Membership of advisory board / Consultant, V&VN
  • Contribution to training of professionals, University Medical Center Utrecht
  • Contribution to training of professionals, University of Amsterdam