Maastricht UMC+ Research Committee

The Maastricht UMC+ Research Committee (WMUMC+) is an independent advisory body working on behalf of the Maastricht UMC+ Board. The advice, both requested and volunteered, has both policy and operational elements. The operational tasks consist of, among others, advising on the subject of structural and development reports, the ‘Kootstra Talent Fellowship’, the NWO Innovational Research Incentives Scheme and ZonMw Efficiency Study applications.

The composition of the Committee aims on an even distribution between the academic backgrounds of members (medical, biomedical and social sciences), as well as between the various Schools. The WMUMC+ currently consists of the following members:

Prof.dr. Manuela Joore (chairman), School CAPHRI, department Health Services Research
Dr. Rory Koenen (member), School CARIM, department Biochemistry 
Dr. Gijs Goossens (member), School NUTRIM, department Human Biology
Dr. Rik Crutzen (member), School CAPHRI, department Health Promotion
Prof.dr. Pilar Martinez (member), School MHeNS, department Psychiatry and Neuropsychology
Dr. Klara Mosterd (member), School GROW, department Dermatology
Dr. Pascal van Gerven (member), School SHE, department Educational Development & Research
Prof.dr. Steven Olde Damink (member), School NUTRIM, department Surgery
Stephanie Meeuwissen (advisor), School SHE, department Educational Development & Research  
Niels Janssen (advisor), School MHeNS, department Psychiatry and Neuropsychology
Marco Berndes (secretary), Policy Advisor WMUMC+, Research Office