Prof. Lisette Schoonhoven

EPUAP President

Lisette is a nurse, and worked in nursing practice for 10 years. She studied health sciences/nursing science and did her PhD in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The clinical topic of both her Master’s and PhD thesis was pressure ulcers. Lisette also has a master in clinical epidemiology. She currently is a leading senior researcher in implementation and patient safety research at the Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare) at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. She co-ordinates projects on specific safety issues (e.g. hand hygiene) as well as studies on comprehensive patient safety management. In 2012 she was appointed as a part-time associate professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Southampton where she is working on pressure ulcers and incontinence associated dermatitis in the Continence and Skin Health research group.


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