Mathijssen, Irene (Netherlands)

General information:

  • 2016: Head of the dept. Plastic and  Reconstructive Surgery Erasmus MC
  • 2016: MBA-health
  • 2011: Professor in craniofacial malformations
  • 2005: Plastic surgeon, Erasmus MC
  • 2005: Craniofacial Fellowship Paris
  • 2000: Doctorate “Craniosynostosis Clinical and fundamental aspects”

Research:

  • Promotor of 10 PhDs, co-promotor of 2 PhD
  • Research group of 11 PhD students, 4 masterstudents
  • Research focused on congenital craniofacial anomalies

Management:

  • Coordinator of European Reference Network on Rare Craniofacial Anomalies, involving 29 European hospitals (2016-present)
  • Vice-president of the 24 coordinators of the European Reference Network (2018-2020)
  • Secretary-Treasurer Int Soc Craniofacial surgery (2013-present)
  • President committee for development of national guideline on craniosynostosis (2008/2010; and currently in revision)
  • President of Dutch Society for Plastic Surgery (2006 – 2012)

Publications:

  • 133 international peer-reviewed articles
  • 4 book chapters on craniofacial anomalies