01 Apr Annemijn H Jonkman
Annemijn H Jonkman
Dr. Annemijn Jonkman, M.D.
Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, location VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Dr. Annemijn Jonkman received her MSc. degree in Technical Medicine from the University of Twente, the Netherlands. This is a unique 6-year academic program that combines medicine, patient care, science and engineering.
Since 2016, she has been working in intensive care medicine, where she combines patient care and research in the group of prof. Leo Heunks (Amsterdam).
She is pursuing a career as a technical physician-scientist with a focus on new and innovative techniques for monitoring and assisting respiratory (muscle) physiology in mechanically ventilated patients.
Diaphragm ultrasound is one of her focus areas. In 2020, she completed a research fellowship in the lab of Dr. Brochard (St. Michael’s hospital, Toronto), and in summer 2021 she will obtain her PhD degree.