H.C. Willems PhD

Medical Specialist
Main activities
Education, Patient care, Research
Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Focus of research

 Osteoporosis, Hyperkyphosis, Falls and general Geriatrics

Key publications
  • van der Jagt-Willems Hanna C., van Hengel Marike, Vis Marijn, van Munster Barbara C., van Campen Jos P. C. M., Tulner Linda R., Lems Willem F. Why do geriatric outpatients have so many moderate and severe vertebral fractures? Exploring prevalence and risk factors Age and ageing 2012;41 (2):200-206 [PubMed]
  • van der Jagt-Willems H. C., Vis M., Tulner C. R., van Campen J. P. C. M., Woolf A. D., van Munster B. C., Lems W. F. Mortality and incident vertebral fractures after 3 years of follow-up among geriatric patients Osteoporosis international 2013;24 (5):1713-1719 [PubMed]
  • van der Jagt-Willems Hanna C., van Munster Barbara C., Tulner Linda R., Lems Willem F. Geriatricians should screen for vertebral fractures in all individuals by performing x-rays of the thoracic spine Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2014;62 (10):2027-2029 [PubMed]
  • van der Jagt-Willems Hanna C., de Groot Maartje H., van Campen Jos P. C. M., Lamoth Claudine J. C., Lems Willem F. Associations between vertebral fractures, increased thoracic kyphosis, a flexed posture and falls in older adults: a prospective cohort study BMC geriatrics 2015;15 (1):34 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

Prof. N. van der Velde PhD (Person-centered falls and fracture prevention)