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Dr. I.H. (Heleen) van der Sijs

Assistant Professor

  • Department
  • Pharmacy
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I am a hospital pharmacist - clinical pharmacologist with an interest in medication safety and computerized clinical decision support.

Field(s) of expertise

  • Alert fatigue;
  • Computerized clinical decision support;
  • Medication safety;
  • Cystic fibrosis.

Education and career

  • Hospital Pharmacist since 1997
  • PhD since 2009 Thesis 'Drug Safety Alerting in Computerized Physician Order Entry. Unraveling and Counteracting Alert Fatigue'
  • Assistant Professor since 2014
  • Clinical Pharmacologist since 2016


A complete overview of publications can be found on Pubmed.

Teaching activities

  • University Teaching Qualification (2013);
  • Teaching pharmacotherapy to medical students during their internships.

Other positions

Chair Committee on (refinement of) drug-drug interactions (Royal Dutch Society of Pharmacy).

Scholarships, grants, and awards

  • NVKFB Top Education Award 2018 for Skills Training for Electronic Prescribing for Master Students in Medicine at Erasmus MC.
  • BAZIS (Medical Informatics) PhD thesis Award 2008-2010 for PhD thesis 'Drug Safety Alerting in Computerized Physician Order Entry - Unraveling and Counteracting Alert Fatigue.

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