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A.H.A. (Guus) ten Asbroek

Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health
A.H.A. (Guus) ten Asbroek

Summary

Guus ten Asbroek, MSc PhD, is the master and postgraduate education coordinator at the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD), senior program manager at the Amsterdam Health and Technology Institute (AHTI) and a distance learning tutor with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Dr. Ten Asbroek trained as a nurse in Nieuwegein, studied health sciences at Maastricht University, epidemiology at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and earned his PhD at the University of Amsterdam. He worked as a volunteer in care delivery in the Philippines and South Sudan before becoming a health services researcher. Since 1998, he worked for almost 11 years for the Academic Medical Centre of the University of Amsterdam conducting research on public health topics in the Netherlands. He joined the Institute for Policy and Management of the Erasmus University to work in Nepal on evaluating cost effectiveness of new treatment guidelines for rural health clinics. Between 2007 and 2011, he held a position as lecturer for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, which included working as trial management team leader for community-based maternal and child health research projects with the Kintampo Health Research Centre in Ghana.

Ten Asbroek’s focus since 2013 is on education in health care research and global health. He became the research methods education coordinator at the Netherlands School for Public and Occupational Health and he became AIGHD’s education coordinator. Additionally, Ten Asbroek coordinates education policy and liaises with partners in the Netherlands and overseas.