Arthur Bouwman

Employment

 

2013 – now  Staff-anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven,Specialty: cardiothoracic anesthesia

 

2010 – 2013  Staff-anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam

 

2002 – 2009  Anesthesiology resident, Department of Anesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam

2001 – 2002 Resident at the Center for Intensive Care Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands.

 

 

Education

 

2013 Transesophageal echocardiography certification of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists (EACTA)/European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI).

 

2012 Transesophageal echocardiography examination of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists (EACTA)/European Association of Echocardiography

 

2012 Course on perioperative transoesophageal echocardiography: Annual Comprehensive Review & Update of Perioperative Echo, San Diego, USA.

 

2002 – 2009 Anesthesiology resident, Department of Anesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

 

2002 – 2006  Ph.D. (Cum Laude), Department of Anesthesiology, VU University medical center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

 

1994 – 2001 Medical school, University of Groningen, the Netherlands.

 

 

Reseach experience

 

2005 – now Project-leader several projects:  ‘Insulin-mediated microvascular function during general anesthesia: potential target to improve perioperative myocardial perfusion’. The metabolic profile of the heart modulates its sensitivity to ischemia: an experimental approach to study the impact of lifestyle modification on preservation of perioperative cardiac function’, Project-leader in “Cardiac sympathetic innervation and coronary blood flow regulation during general anesthesia”,

 

 

Research Grants and prizes

 

2012 ZonMW Grant: ‘Increasing habitual physical activity to reduce the surgical risk of hyperglycemia and complications in patients with the metabolic syndrome (POSitive study)’, ZonMW Preventie programma: vernieuwing voor langer gezond leven, screening en preventieve interventies (€ 435,000; co-applicant)

 

2012 ICar-VU research grant: ‘Insulin-mediated microvascular function during general anesthesia: potential target to improve perioperative myocardial perfusion’ ICar-VU Startup grant (€ 42,500; principle applicant)

 

2011 FFCH research grant: ‘Accessible and comprehensive assessment of left ventricular pump function by non-invasive pressure-volume analysis’ Founding for Circulatory Health (FFCH) seed grant, Imperial College London, UK (€ 27,500; co-applicant)

 

2011 ICar-VU research grant: ‘Why do septic patients die from mechanical ventilation? The role of diaphragm weakness’ ICar-VU PhD research grant (€ 250,000; collaborator)

 

2010 Research Grant ZonMw Clinical Fellow Stipendium: ‘Perioperative activation of adenosine monophosphate-activated kinase improves anesthetic cardioprotection in type 2 diabetes mellitus: role of cardioprotective kinases’, The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw)(€ 160,000; principle applicant)

 

2010  Research Grant: ‘The metabolic profile of the heart modulates its sensitivity to ischemia: an experimental approach to study the impact of lifestyle modification on preservation of perioperative cardiac function’, Netherlands Society of Anesthesiologists, Young Investigator Grant 2010 (€ 50,000; principle applicant).

 

 

Journal Review

 

2012 – now Member of Associate Editorial Board of the British Journal of Anaesthesiology

 

2005 – now Reviewer for European Journal of Pharmacology, British Journal of Anaesthesia.

 

 

Committees

 

2012 – current Member of concilium “Ziekenhuisgeneeskunde” of the ‘Stichting Opleiding Ziekenhuisgeneeskunde (SOZG).

 

2007 – 2009 Resident member of organizing committee of the annual scientific conference of the Netherlands Society of Anesthesiologists (NVA).

 

2007 – 2013 Member of the educational committee of the Department of Anesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

 

2007 – 2013 Member of the research committee of the Department of Anesthesiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.