Robert Vander Stichele

 Senior Research Coordinator i~HD

Robert Vander Stichele is a practicing family physician and a clinical pharmacologist in Ghent, Belgium. He obtained his PhD (in medical sciences) in 2004, and was appointed as teaching professor in the department of Pharmacology of the University of Ghent. He became a certified clinical pharmacologist in 2009. He has been chair of the Special Interest Group on Drug Utilization in the International Society for Pharmaco-epidemiology (ISPE), a member of the Board of the International Society of Phthirapterists (ISOP), of the European Society for the study of Patient Adherence and Compliance (ESPACOMP), and founding member of the Board of the Belgian Centre for Evidence-Based -Medicine (CEBAM). His research interests lie in information on and use of medicines, in End-of-Life care, in patient compliance, drug utilisation research, prescribing quality indicators, and in medical informatics. His publication list comprises more than 170 scientific papers (refereed in Medline).