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Nicolette W. de Jong MD, PhD

Assistant Professor Erasmus MCDepartment of Internal medicine, section Allergology, ErasmusMC and Kinderhaven, Havenziekenhuis

Biography

Nicolette W. de Jong is assistant Professor at the department of Internal medicine, section Allergology, ErasmusMC and Kinderhaven, Havenziekenhuis. She has a background in Clinical Chemistry, with specialization in Immunology. She earned a PhD degree in 2004 with a thesis on Occupational – and Food Allergy. The past 15 years she initiated and coordinated many clinical trials, mainly focussed on the diagnosis and treatment of food Allergy. Currently, she is Principle Investigator of a multi-centre project with 2 PhD’s, granted 1M€ by NWO–STW.

Furthermore, she has broad experience and expertise in education. She has a 2ng degree Biology Education and has been teaching Biology and Chemistry (part time) for several years on a Bilingual High School (TTO). At the ErasmusMC she is member of several Task Forces e.g. Academic Training, Tutorials. She is chairing the Task Force “Didactics in Medicine”. This Task Force aims to integrate a longitudinal education program in the medicine study to learn students educational skills e.g. give and get feedback, reflect, give presentations and lead discussion groups. She gained her BKO certificate in 2012 and SKO in 2014.

She is coordinator and teacher of the Educational programs at the dept. of Allergology, on “Immunology and infection” and in MSc theme on clinical reasoning. She also coordinates the minor on Allergology. She has trained and guided BSc and MSc students in Medicine from the ErasmusMC and the UMCG, but also internship students from Wageningen University on Biology, Health and Nutrition and Immunology.

International, she is board member of the Allied Health Interest Group at the European Academy of Allergology and Immunology (EAACI), member of the Task Force “Competencies for Allied Health Nurses”, member of AAAAI, NvVA and Educational Officer and Webmaster in the Steering Committee of “the International Network on Diet and Nutrition in Allergy” (INDANA). Consequently, she is frequent speaker at international conferences focussed at Allergy and Immunology, but also initiating and organizing workshops, interactive sessions and advanced practical courses for Allied Health Professionals. International publications mainly focus on Allergy and Immunology: https://www.researchgate.net