Dieuwke Schiphof, PhD

Erasmus University Medical Center

Dr. Dieuwke Schiphof is an assistant professor at the department of General Practice of the Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Her focus of research is around optimizing the care for people with osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders. She has been involved in the implementation of new models of care for people with osteoarthritis. She currently holds a ZonMw fellowship on implementation of sports and physical activity. Dr. Schiphof values the perspectives and opinions of patients and clinicians in research. She coordinates the Healthy Osteoarthritis platform, a national platform for people with osteoarthritis in the Netherlands. Furthermore, she is involved in the education of general practitioners and general practitioners with special interest in musculoskeletal disorders.