Dr Rachel van Leeuwaarde is an endocrinologist at the department of Endocrine Oncology at the University Medical Center of Utrecht, The Netherlands. She graduated cum laude from the Vrije University in Amsterdam and completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University Medical Center of Utrecht. During her endocrinology fellowship she developed an interest in endocrine oncology. Currently she is a staff member at the department of Endocrine Oncology at the University Medical Center of Utrecht and the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek hospital in Amsterdam. During her PhD trajectory on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1, she completed a master in Epidemiology at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care at the University Medical Center of Utrecht. Her PhD study was on “The impact of screening in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1”. Dr van Leeuwaarde’s research focusses on endocrine tumor syndromes such as Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 & 2 and Von Hippel Lindau disease with a special interest in screening and the health related quality of life in these syndromes.
Episode 1: Poster #1