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HHH’s members are academic researchers of medical history with varying research interests. Currently, HHH counts over 90 members. Members can add their names, research interests and profile pages or personal websites to this network page, inviting others with similar interests to get in touch. Are you a member and would you like to add your profile? Please send us your details. Not a member yet? Join HHH by clicking the button.

Cecile aan de Stegge
Researcher/lecturer, University of Applied Sciences Leiden; Secretary board Stichting Historisch Verpleegkundig Bezit/Collectie Verpleegkundig Erfgoed
Research interests:
History of (mental health) nursing; History and philosophy of psychiatry and neurology; Health care policy and financing

Eva Andersen
Post-doc researcher, University of Antwerp
Research interests: History of psychiatry, History of knowledge, Transnational history

Camille Bajeux
PhD candidate, University of Geneva
Research interests: Sexual and reproductive sciences in the 20th century, History of masculinities and gender, History of andrology

Catharina Th. Bakker
Self-employed historian and publicist; Board member Stichting Zuster Vernède
Research interests: History of medicine, health care and psychiatry (with a strong preference for biographical research)

Arie Berghout
Retired consultant of medicine and endocrinology, Maasstad Ziekenhuis Rotterdam
Research interests: History of medicine from below, History of internal medicine, Biography

Mark Beumer
PhD candidate Charles University, First Faculty of Medicine, Prague
Research interests:
Temple sleep/incubation, Ritual Studies, Ancient medicine

Nele Beyens
Assistant professor, Open University
Research interests: History of healthcare, Biographical research, The patient’s perspective

Gemma Blok
Professor of modern history, Open University
Research interests: Cultural history of alcohol and drug use, History of psychiatry and addiction treatment, Health social movements in history

Timo Bolt
Associate professor, Erasmus MC - University Medical Center Rotterdam
Research interests: Modern and contemporary History of (public) health and disease(s), (Evidence based) medicine, Psychiatry

Jasper Bongers
PhD candidate, Open University
Research interests: Citizenship, Hygiene, Health social movements in history

Eelco Boss
PhD candidate, Open University
Research interests: History of social work, History of youth care, Military history

Jan Bosteels
Professor of obstetrics, Imelda Hospital Bonheiden
Research interests: Obstetrics, Medicine and surgery during the French Revolution, Medicine and surgery during the Napoleonic Wars

Hilde Bras
Aletta Jacobs Chair of Economic and Social History with special attention to Global Demography and Health, University of Groningen
Research interests: Missionary medicine, History of nursing, Historical demography, Gender history

Tinne Claes
Post-doc researcher, KU Leuven
Research interests: History of medicine, gender and sexuality, Oral history

Chloe Conickx
PhD candidate, Ghent University
Research interests: Early modern (French) History of medicine, History of Enlightenment science, Philosophy of science

Janna Coomans
Post-doc researcher, University of Amsterdam
Research interests: Medieval public health, Urban history of the premodern Low Countries, Histories of disease and environments

Sarah De Mul
Professor of literature, culture and diversity, Open University
Research interests: Literature, Burn-out, Gender and diversity

Theo Dekker
PhD candidate, Leiden University
Research interests: Early modern history of medicine and epidemics

Annemarie de Knecht-van Eekelen
Independent medical historian
Research interests: 19th and 20th century History of nutrition, Hygiene, Radiology

Pauline Dirven
PhD candidate, Utrecht University
Research interests: History of the body, Performances of expertise, History of forensic medicine and science

Trude Dijkstra
Post-doc researcher, The Warburg Institute, University of London
Research interests: Asian medicine in early modern Europe, early modern medical printing

Christine Merie Fox
Research and writing advisor, University Medical Center Utrecht
Research interests: Medieval and early modern (English) Institutional care, Elderly care, Women's care

Irene Geerts
PhD candidate, Open University
Research interests: Modern and contemporary History of psychiatry, History of health social movements, History from below

Floor Haalboom
Assistant professor, Erasmus MC, Department of medical ethics, philosophy and history
Research interests: Modern and contemporary Environmental and medical history, Veterinary medicine, One Health

Maaike Hommes
PhD candidate GCSC, Justus Liebig University; Affiliated guest researcher, University of Amsterdam, ASCA
Research interests: (History of) psychosomatic medicine, History of psychiatry/medicine, Feminist theory

Frank Huisman
Professor in the history of medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht
Research interests: History of the Dutch health care system, Dutch vaccination culture, Governance in global health

Hieke Huistra
Assistant professor, Utrecht University
Research interests:
History of birth and death, History of fatness, Anatomical collections

Yuliya Hulevych
Assistant professor, Groningen University
Research interests: Reproductive and maternal health, Health activism, (De)population

Noortje Jacobs
Assistant professor, Erasmus MC – University Medical Center Rotterdam
Research interests: Modern and contemporary history of medical ethics, research integrity, the medical body and the body politic, Governance of medicine and science, History of peer review and research funding

James Kennaway
Assistant professor, University of Groningen
Research interests:
History of medicine, History of psychiatry, History of surgery

Rina Knoeff
Professor of health and humanities, University of Groningen, Department of Early Modern History
Research interests: Early modern physiology and anatomy, Lifestyle medicine, Health Humanities

Femke Kok
Associate professor, Open University, Faculty of Cultural Studies
Research interests: History of epistemic oppression related to mental health; concepts of ‘health’, ‘(dis)ability’, ‘Disorder’ in the history of philosophy

Jan Lind
Consultant of medicine and gynaecologist, Haaglanden Ziekenhuis The Hague
Research interests: History of gynaecology and obstetrics, History of pre-eclampsia, Dutch 17th century Golden Age

Tanja Lips
CEO, Dialyse Centrum Groningen / History student, University of Groningen
Research interests: History of healthcare and health governance/leadership, History of health from below, Medical heritage

Flora Lysen
Post-doc researcher, Maastricht University
Research interests: History of computer-aided decision making in medicine, History of the brain and mind sciences, History of medical imaging

Johan Mackenbach
Professor em. of public health, Erasmus MC - University Medical Center Rotterdam
Research interests: History of population health, History of hospitals, History of public health

Sanne Muurling
Post-doc researcher, Radboud University
Research interests: History of everyday life, Social inequality, Causes of death

Monique Palma
Post-doc researcher, Center for the History of Science and Technology, NOVA.ID, CIUHCT, Lisbon
Research interests: History of medicine, Environment and health in history, Human and non human agents

Volha Parfenchyk
Post-doc researcher, Utrecht University
Research interests: Governance of science and medicine, History of medicine, Health law

Manon Parry
Professor of medical history, VU University; Senior lecturer American studies and public history, University of Amsterdam
Research interests: History of public health, Material culture, heritage and museums, Health communication

Miente Pietersma
PhD candidate, University of Groningen
Research interests: History of the body, History of early modern practical knowledge, History of physical training

Joris Roosen
Head research, Centre for the Social History of Limburg / Maastricht University
Research interests: Historical epidemiology, Plague/Black Death, Socio-economic history

Willemijn Ruberg
Associate professor, Utrecht University, Research Institute for History and Art History
Research interests: History of the body, History of knowledge, History of (forensic) medicine and psychiatry

Harieta Sabol
Associate professor, Department of Human and Social-Political Sciences, Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Romania; Researcher, Bucovina Institute, Romanian Academy
Research interests: History of medicine and the health system, Social history, Imagery and identity

Sara Serrano Martínez
PhD candidate, Utrecht University
Research interests: History and philosophy of psychiatry, History and philosophy of psychology, History and philosophy of disability

Fenneke Sysling
Assistant professor, Leiden University, Institute for History
Research interests:
History of science, medicine and colonialism; Heritage and museums

Mieneke te Hennepe
Assistant professor, Leiden University Medical Center; Curator Rijksmuseum Boerhaave
Research interests: Material and visual culture of medicine, Medical heritage, History of skin

Leo van Bergen
Independent medical historian
Research interests: War and medicine, Colonial medicine, Medical technique

Hendrik van den Bussche
Professor em., Institute of Primary Medical Care, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf
Research interests:
History of medical education and the medical profession in Nazi-Germany, History of medical research and medical faculties in Nazi-Germany, History of vaccination against measles

Joris Vandendriessche
Post-doc researcher, KU Leuven
Research interests: History of scientific sociability, History of scientific publishing, History of medical care

Martijn van der Meer
PhD candidate, Erasmus University / Erasmus MC - University Medical Center Rotterdam
Research interests: History of public health, Conceptual history of biology, Historical sociology of science

Carmen Verhoeven
PhD candidate, Open University
Research interests: Literature and performing Arts, Burnout, Mental health

Ruben Verwaal
Post-doc researcher, Durham University; Curator, Erasmus MC - University Medical Center Rotterdam
Research interests: Bodily fluids, Deafness, Medical collections

Walter Verwegen
Contract student master Medical and health humanities, VU University
Research interests: Mental health, "German" golden age, Forensic psychiatry

Robert Vonk
Senior advisor, Council for Public Health and Society (RVS)
Research interests: History of health care financing, History of health policy and health care organisation, History of health economics

Suzanna Wagner
Graduate student, University of Alberta, History and Classics Department
Research interests: History of military nursing, Public health, Gendered labour in health care

Lisanne Walma
Open science and academic skills teacher, TU Delft
Research interests: History of addiction, Cultural history of narcotics, History of pharmacy

Kaat Wils
Professor in modern European history, KU Leuven
Research interests: Therapeutic use of hypnosis, Medicine and gender, Medicine and religion in Belgium and colonial Congo