ir. C.D.D. (Roderick P.) Aydin

ir. C.D.D. (Roderick P.) Aydin

Associate Professor
ir. C.D.D. (Roderick P.) Aydin
  • Department of General Practice
  • Julius Center Research Program Infectious Diseases



Roderick Paul Venekamp was born on the 21th of June 1983. After his graduation as MD in 2008, he started to combine his GP vocational training with a PhD programme at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care of the UMCU. During this combined programme he also successfully finished a master programme Epidemiology Postgraduate at the UU Graduate School of Life Sciences.

At present, he works as a GP which he combines with an Assistant Professor position at the Julius Center with the objective to develop and supervise the conduct, analysis and report of clinical trials on the effectiveness of various interventions for common ear, nose and throat conditions, especially in children.

He is member of the evidENT team at the University College London (UCL) thereby contributing to the strong links between UMCU and UCL.

He is an active reviewer for the Cochrane Collaboration and has joint the editorial team of the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) Group as an Editor in 2014 and Cochrane ENT as an editor in 2016.

He has participated in the 2014 revisions of the practice guidelines on Acute Otitis Media in Children, Otitis Media with Effusion in Children and Acute Rhinosinusitis issued by the Dutch College of GPs.

Side Activities

Editor of the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections (ARI) Group and Cochrane ENT.

Member of the Dutch College of GPs practice guideline group Acute Otitis Media in Children, Otitis Media with Effusion in Children and Acute Rhinosinusitis.

Board of Directors International Society of Otitis Media

Member of Medical Ethical Committee Utrecht

Fellowship and Awards

2013 SBOH Academisation Prize for the best scientific article written by GP trainee

2017 ZonMw/NWO Veni

Research Output (89)

Topical or oral antibiotics for children with acute otitis media presenting with ear discharge:study protocol of a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial

Hullegie Saskia, Venekamp Roderick P, van Dongen Thijs M A, Mulder Sanne, van Schaik Willem, de Wit G Ardine, Hay Alastair D, Little Paul, Moore Michael V, Sanders Elisabeth A M, Bonten Marc J M, Bogaert Debby, Schilder Anne Gm, Damoiseaux Roger A M J 16 Dec 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11

Common infections and antibiotic prescribing during the first year of the covid-19 pandemic:A primary care-based observational cohort study

Boeijen Josi A., van der Velden Alike W., Hullegie Saskia, Platteel Tamara N., Zwart Dorien L.M., Damoiseaux Roger A.M.J., Venekamp Roderick P., van de Pol Alma C. 13 Dec 2021, In: Antibiotics [E]. 10 , p. 1-12

A Strong Decline in the Incidence of Childhood Otitis Media During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Netherlands

Hullegie Saskia, Schilder Anne G.M., Marchisio Paola, de Sévaux Joline L.H., van der Velden Alike W., van de Pol Alma C., Boeijen Josi A., Platteel Tamara N., Torretta Sara, Damoiseaux Roger A.M.J., Venekamp Roderick P. 1 Nov 2021, In: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 11 , p. 1-8

Immediate oral versus immediate topical versus delayed oral antibiotics for children with acute otitis media with discharge: the REST three-arm non-inferiority electronic platform-supported RCT Introduction:the REST three-arm non-inferiority electronic platform-supported RCT

Hay Alastair D, Moore Michael V, Taylor Jodi, Turner Nicholas, Noble Sian, Cabral Christie, Horwood Jeremy, Prasad Vibhore, Curtis Kathryn, Delaney Brendan, Damoiseaux Roger, Domínguez Jesús, Tapuria Archana, Harris Sue, Little Paul, Lovering Andrew, Morris Richard, Rowley Kate, Sadoo Annie, Schilder Anne, Venekamp Roderick, Wilkes Scott, Curcin Vasa 1 Nov 2021, In: Health technology assessment (Winchester, England). 25 , p. 1-76 76 p.

Diagnostic accuracy of rapid antigen tests in asymptomatic and presymptomatic close contacts of individuals with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection:cross sectional study

Schuit Ewoud, Veldhuijzen Irene K, Venekamp Roderick P, van den Bijllaardt Wouter, Pas Suzan D, Lodder Esther B, Molenkamp Richard, GeurtsvanKessel Corine H, Velzing Jans, Huisman Robin C, Brouwer Lieke, Boelsums Timo L, Sips Gregorius J, Benschop Kimberly S M, Hooft Lotty, van de Wijgert Janneke H H M, van den Hof Susan, Moons Karel G M 27 Jul 2021, In: BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 374

Identifying adults with acute rhinosinusitis in primary care that benefit most from antibiotics:protocol of an individual patient data meta-analysis using multivariable risk prediction modelling

Venekamp Roderick P, Hoogland Jeroen, van Smeden Maarten, Rovers Maroeska M., De Sutter An I, Merenstein Daniel, van Essen Gerrit A, Kaiser Laurent, Liira Helena, Little Paul, Bucher Heiner Cc, Reitsma Johannes B 1 Jul 2021, In: BMJ Open. 11

Cost of childhood acute otitis media in primary care in the Netherlands:economic analysis alongside a cluster randomised controlled trial

van Uum Rick T., Venekamp Roderick P., Pasmans Clémence T.B., de Wit G. Ardine, Sjoukes Alies, van der Pol Alma C., Damoiseaux Roger A.M.J., Schilder Anne G.M. 4 Mar 2021, In: BMC Health Services Research. 21 , p. 1-9

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Antibiotic Prescribing for Common Infections in The Netherlands:A Primary Care-Based Observational Cohort Study

van de Pol Alma C, Boeijen Josi A, Venekamp Roderick P, Platteel Tamara, Damoiseaux Roger A M J, Kortekaas Marlous F, van der Velden Alike W 18 Feb 2021, In: Antibiotics [E]. 10 , p. 1-10 10 p.

Incidence and management of acute otitis media in adults:a primary care-based cohort study

Rijk Merijn H, Hullegie Saskia, Schilder Anne G M, Kortekaas Marlous F, Damoiseaux Roger A M J, Verheij Theo J M, Venekamp Roderick P 28 Jan 2021, In: Family Practice. 38 , p. 448-453 6 p.

Nu thuismeting van zuurstofsaturatie ineens reguliere huisartsenzorg lijkt te zijn…

Zwart Dorien, Venekamp Roderick, Smit Karin, Geersing Geert Jan, Kalkman Cor, Rutten Frans 2021, In: Huisarts en Wetenschap. 64 , p. 43-44 2 p.

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