Current and previous positions

Curriculum vitae Merel (Jelméra) Ritskes-Hoitinga

November 2017

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2017

3 months visiting professorship Aarhus University, Department of Clinical Medicine, Denmark

>2017

Professor in Evidence-Based Laboratory Animal Science, RadboudUMC

2005-2017

Professor in Laboratory Animal Science and Managing Director of Centraal Dierenlaboratorium (central animal facility), Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

>1997

Professor in Laboratory Animal Science and Comparative Medicine, Biomedical Laboratory, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark – Odense and head of the Biomedical Laboratory (central animal facility)

1996 - 1997

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Laboratory, University of Southern Denmark

1989 - 1996

Animal Welfare Officer, head of the animal unit, Animal Welfare Officer and project manager at the Diet & Health Research section, Unilever Research Laboratory, Vlaardingen, the Netherlands

1987 - 1991

Thesis: "Diet and nephrocalcinosis in the laboratory rat", Department of Laboratory Animal Science, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. L.F.M. van Zutphen and Prof. Dr. A.C. Beynen

1986-1987

Biomedical research into hypertension in SHR and SHR/SP rats, Japan, sponsored by a grant from the Japanese government (Monbusho).