Research Awards

Junior Researcher Award 2015


2014 Junior Researcher Award Runner-up: Sam Creavin (UK)

Research project: "Towards improving the diagnosis of memory loss in general practice (TIMeLi)"

2014 Junior Researcher Award Runner-up: Danielle Divilly (Ireland)

Research project: "Chronic Disease Management - The Patients' Perspective".

2014 Junior Researcher Award Winner: Daniel Pinto (Portugal)

Research project: “An open cluster-randomized, 18-month trial to compare the effectiveness of educational outreach visits with usual guideline dissemination to improve family physician prescribing”.

2013 Junior Researcher Award Runner-up: Pavel Vychytil (Czech Republic)

Research project "Compliance and non-compliance with GP/specialty training requirements".

2013 Junior Researcher Award Runner-up: João Sarmento (Portugal)

Research project: "Clinical Information Integration Project".

2013 Junior Researcher Award Winner: Nikki van Dessel (Netherlands)

Research proposal "Prognosis and perpetuating factors of Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms (MUPS): a prospective cohort study

DOI: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2013.12.011

Have you entered VdGM's two competitions ?

Each year VdGM organizes two competitions for junior GPs/FPs around Europe:

Announcing the Junior Research Award 2014

We would like to invite you all to send in a research proposal for the Junior Research Award 2014.

Research Awards

General Practice/ Family Medicine is known to be an emerging field for research activities all over the world. Moreover, the characteristics of the discipline, as defined by WONCA Europe, create a demand for multi-methodological research skills.


2012 Junior Researcher Award Runner-up: Tiago Luís Veloso (Portugal)

Research project "Mood, Hypertension and Target Organ Damage – A Cohort Study in a Primary Care setting".

2012 Junior Researcher Award Runner-up: Mirene Anna Luciani (Italy)

Research project: "Statins and risk of incident diabetes: a retrospective observational study project".

Know more abot Mirene and her project on this feature story by WONCA.


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