The committee consists of a maximum of fifteen members plus their deputies. It consists of

‘…one or more physicians, and a paediatrician, and people expert in the field of embryology, pharmacology, pharmacy, nursing, behavioural science, jurisprudence, the methodology of scientific research and the ethics thereof, as well as a person who reviews scientific research specifically from the perspective of the research subject’. (section 14 WMO).

Furthermore, the committee is extended with a fundamental scientist. The meetings are attended by an observer of the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport.

Members

Prof dr M (Michaël) Boele van Hensbroek

Paediatrician (infectiologist/immunologist)

Professor global child health, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam

Prof dr ir JHLM (Hans) van Bokhoven

Fundamental scientist

Professor molecular neurogenetics, Radboudumc Nijmegen

Prof dr JJM (Hans) van Delden

Ethicist

Professor medical ethics, Utrecht University

Prof dr J (Johan) Denollet

Behavioural scientist

Professor medical psychology, Tilburg University

Mr dr JHHM (Jo) Dorscheidt

Lawyer

University lecturer health law, University Medical Center Groningen / University of Groningen;
Deputy judge, court Groningen

Prof dr JHF (Fred) Falkenburg

Physician (internist-haematologist), vice-chair

Professor haematology, Leiden University Medical Center

Prof dr JMA (Joop) van Gerven

Clinical pharmacologist, chairman

Research director CNS, Centre for Human Drug Research, Leiden;
Professor clinical neuropsychofarmacology, Leiden University Medical Center

Mr SJE (Liesbeth) Horstink-von Meyenfeldt

Assessor specifically from the perspective of the human subject

Member Dutch Review Committee on the Intelligence and Security Services (CTIVD);
Member Judiciary Council of State

Dr WG (Erwin) Ista

Nursing scientist

Senior researcher, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam

Prof dr CAJ (Catherijne) Knibbe

Hospital pharmacist, vice-chair

Hospital pharmacist-clinical pharmacologist, St. Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein;
Endowed professor individualised drug treatment, Leiden University

Dr JA (Jolande) Land

Expert in embryology

Associate professor, department of Genetics and Cell Biology, Maastricht University

Prof dr JJB (Jan) van Lanschot

Physician (gastro-intestinal surgeon)

Professor surgery, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam

Dr B (Bastiaan) Nuijen

Hospital pharmacist

Hospital pharmacist, MC Slotervaart / Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital - Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam

Prof dr GAPJM (Gerard) Rongen

Clinical pharmacologist

Professor translational cardiovascular research, Radboudumc Nijmegen

Prof dr FR (Frits) Rosendaal

Research methodologist

Professor clinical epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center

Deputy members

Prof dr ACG (Toine) Egberts

Hospital pharmacist

Professor clinical pharmacy, University Medical Center Utrecht

Prof dr JBAG (John) Haanen

Physician (internist-oncologist)

Head division medical oncology, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital - Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam;
Professor translational immunotherapy of cancer, Leiden University Medical Center

Prof dr M (Mariët) Hagedoorn

Behavioural scientist

Professor health psychology, University Medical Center Groningen

Prof dr JGW (Jos) Kosterink

Clinical pharmacologist

Professor hospital pharmacy / clinical pharmacy, University Medical Center Groningen

Prof dr S (Sjoerd) Repping

Expert in embryology

Professor human reproductive biology, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam

Prof dr D (Dick) Tibboel

Paediatrician (paediatrician-intensivist)

Professor research intensive care in childhood, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam

Prof dr S (Suzanne) van de Vathorst

Ethicist

Endowed professor quality in the final phase of life and of dying, Academic Medical Center Amsterdam;
Associate professor ethics, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam

Prof dr H (Hester) Vermeulen

Nursing scientist

Professor nursing science, Radboudumc Nijmegen

Prof dr ir HCW (Riekie) de Vet

Research methodologist

Professor clinimetrics, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam

Mr HCRM (Henri) de Wijkerslooth de Weerdesteijn

Assessor specifically from the perspective of the human subject

Acting mayor Cranendonck

Observer

Drs S (Sytske) de Jong

Policy officer, Directory Public Health, department of Ethics, ministry of VWS