Deptartment of General Practice and Nursing Science
University Medical Center Utrecht
Dr. Geert-Jan Geersing is an academic (actively practicing) general practitioner with a strong background in community based cardiovascular healthcare innovation research with a particular focus on atrial fibrillation management and antithrombotic treatment. He has led and leads as a PI a number of projects, mostly funded by the Dutch Research Council and the Dutch Heart Foundation, including two prestigious personal grants (Veni 2015, Vidi 2019). He is a laureate of the first selection round of Future Leaders in the cardiovascular field from the Dutch CardioVascular Alliance (DCVA). Dr. Geersing is co-author of a number of guidelines on the management of cardiovascular disease, both on a national level (Dutch College of General Practitioners) and an international level (European Society of Cardiology, American College of Chest Physicians).