Jeroen Schouten

ESCMID Study Group of Antimicrobial Stewardship

Dr Jeroen Schouten is internist and intensivist and a senior researcher at Radboudumc in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Jeroen Schouten earned a PhD in Infectious Diseases and Implementation Science and has been involved in qualitative research with a focus on antimicrobial stewardship ever since. As senior researcher, he has performed numerous studies on understanding and improving hospital antimicrobial use. He is experienced in qualitative and quantitative research methods and has been involved in many (inter)national initiatives to improve antibiotic prescribing (e.g. ESCMID, ECDC, ISAC, WHO). He heads the Radboudumc Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (ASP) and is course director of the Dutch Masterclass for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Expert consultancy, an International program that focuses on the step wise implementation of AMS activities in healthcare institutions. (

He is currently chair at ESGAP (ESCMID Study Group of Antimicrobial Stewardship) and coordinates  the ESCMID Certificate European Training Program for Antimicrobial Stewardship. He is also member of the Executive Committee at APUA