PO Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
Telephone: (053) 489 4483
Fax: (053) 489 2159
Magda Boere-Boonekamp, a Youth Health Care physician, fulfills a part-time assignment as an associate professor at the School of Management and Governance of the Twente University. For 25 years, she was a practicing/staff doctor in (YHC) in several Child Health Care centres in Twente. She is familiar and up-to-date with all developments in the field of YHC.
Since 2011, she is a project leader in the Academic Working Place Youth Twente. Since February 2013, she coordinates the project linked to the Consortium Pregnancy and Childbirth in Overijssel.
1970 1976 Medical Study/Qualification
1977-1978 Preparatory training scheme in tropical medicine
1979-1981 Medical officer in 2 hospitals in Ghana, West-Africa
1995 Postgraduate education in public health and preventive youth health care
1983-2007 Youth health care physician, Twente
1996 Thesis, Twente University
2007-2013 Senior researcher TNO, Child Health, Leiden
1997-2015 assistant/associate professor Epidemiology, Twente University, faculty Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences, department HTSR
Research projects in the field of preventive child health care: developmental dysplasia of the hip (implementation of ultrasound screening), positional preference in infants, helmet treatment in deformed skulls, Vitamin D suppletion, breastfeeding, postpartum depression, overweight and obesity, child development, child abuse and neglect, and child mortality.
Research projects in the field of pregnancy and perinatal period: aftercare of neonates-at-risk, coordination of care.
One of the current research projects, Models of Child Health Appraised (MOCHA) www.childhealthservicemodels.eu
She is a member of a number of national committees: the Scientific Advisory Board of the Netherlands Center Youth Health Care (NCJ), the Committee on Population Screening of The Health Council of the Netherlands, the databank Effective Interventions of NCJ/NJI).
As a member the Committee on Population Screening of The Health Council of the Netherlands, she contributed to the publication of 17 advisory reports in the period 2011-2015 (http://www.gezondheidsraad.nl/en/publications).
She is also a member of the editorial board of the Netherlands Textbook of Youth Health Care. She is Editor in chief of the Netherlands Journal of Youth Health Care.