Govert van Heusden

Govert van Heusden


  • Nationalestraat 155

    2000 Antwerp


  • Nationalestraat

    2000 Antwerpen



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Academic Coordinator Education

I graduated from medical faculty Catholic University Leuven in 1983 and obtained a DTM and an MPH degree at the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine in 1984 and 1990 respectively. After more than 15 years clinical, public health management and teaching experience in LMICs, I joined ITM as Academic Coordinator Education in 2003. Most important tasks and responsabilities concern:

- Education policy advice to ITM director and management committee

- Educational quality assurance

- Support of innovation and new initiatives (courses, collaborations) in education 

- External (national and international) relations in the field of education and training

- Support and management of institutional educational bodies (Education Policy Committee, Interdepartmental Education Coordination)

- External reporting and communication in collaboration with ITM communication department 

- Representation of ITM in the tropEd network

- Promotorship of education related projects (Scholarship Project, Educational Networking)

Education/Academic qualification

Tropical Medicine, Postgraduate certificate, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp

Public Health, MPH, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp

General Medicine, Master, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven