Additional functions

A selection from the additional posts held by Dr J.E. (Jim) van Steenbergen, infectious disease control physician who works with the National Coordination Centre for Communicable Disease Control (LCI) at RIVM.

Current additional posts

  • associate professor Infectious Disease Control Leiden university Medical Centre
  • Chair Infectious disease control committee at the Academic Collaborative Centre for Public Health (AW-PG) for the northern part of South-Holland
  • Member of several committees of the Health Council (past and present)
  • Member of the Committee of Experts on the Immunisation of the Military (CDIM)
  • Chair of the committee for infectious disease control of NSPOH
  • Member of the Committee for the prevention of iatrogenic transmission of HBV, HCV and HIV (Preventie Iatrogene Transmissie HBV, HCV, HIV)
  • general secretary of the National Viral hepatitis Steering Committee

Previous additional posts

  • Founder of the infectious disease control section within the Infectious Diseases Society of the Netherlands and Flanders (VIZ/SIb)
  • Member of the board of the Infectious Diseases Society of the Netherlands and Flanders (VIZ) and the section for infectious disease control (SIB – Sectie Infectieziektebestrijding)
  • Member of the editorial staff of SOA-bulletin, Tijdschrift Infectieziekten (Journal for Infectious Diseases), Infectieziektebulletin (Infectious Disease Bulletin)
  • Founder/board member of the Section Infectious Disease Control of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA)


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