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dr. H.J. Woerdenbag

Programme director BSc Pharmacy / Senior lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy
dr. H.J. Woerdenbag

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Name: H.J. (Herman) Woerdenbag

Place of birth: Dordrecht

Date of birth: 26 August 1958

Nationality: Dutch


Educational record

2020: Senior Teaching Qualification (STQ).

2012: University Teaching Qualification (UTQ).

1985 - 1988: PhD study at the Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Groningen. 

Doctor degree (PhD) in Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Groningen, obtained on 16 December 1988. Title thesis: A fundamen­tal study on the cytosta­tic action of sesquiterpe­ne lactones from Eupatorium cannabi­num L. Thesis supervisor: prof.dr. Th.M. Malingré.

1976 - 1984: Study Pharmacy at the University of Groningen.

Kandidaats degree 24 April 1979, doctoraal degree 13 October 1983, apotheker degree (PharmD) 20 December 1984.

1970 - 1976: Secondary school (Johan de Witt Gymnasium, Dordrecht).


Employment record

09/2020 - : Programme director BSc Pharmacy, School of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen

06/2008 - : Senior lecturer, Deprtment of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy, University of Groningen

09/2017 - 08/2020: Deputy director bachelor programme Pharmacy, Undergraduate School of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen.

06/1998 - 08/2011: Policy advisor for research (scientific coordinator), Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy (GRIP), University of Groningen.

06/2003 - 05/2008: Policy advisor for education, School of Life Sciences / Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Groningen.

03/2002 - 05/2003: Scientific coordinator, Stratingh Institute for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Groningen.

09/1997 - 05/1998: Coordinator, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB), University of Groningen.

01/1989 - 08/1997: Post-doc researcher and lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, University Centre for Pharmacy, University of Groningen.

01/1985 - 12/1988: PhD student, Department of Pharmacognosy, University Centre for Pharmacy, University of Groningen.

1981 - 1983: Teaching assistant, Department of Pharmacognosy, University Centre for Pharmacy, University of Groningen.


Teacher of the Year Pharmacy: 2019 (bachelor), 2018 (master), 2017 (bachelor), 2016 (master), 2014, 2012, 2009.

Faculty Teaching Award 2015.

Hegnauer prize (Dutch Society for Medicinal Plant Research) 1985 for doctoral research project.

Last modified:30 July 2020 11.01 a.m.

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