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dr. H.J. Woerdenbag

Associate Professor Pharmaceutical Product Care / Programme director BSc Pharmacy
dr. H.J. Woerdenbag

Personal data

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: 2021 (bachelor), 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:24 May 2021 1.55 p.m.

Contact information

Nijenborgh 4
9747 AG Groningen
The Netherlands

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