Birgit Koch



  • Since 2020: Head of Research & Teaching, Pharmacy, member management team Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Since 2017: Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacometrics, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
  • Since 2011: Supervisor residency Clinical Pharmacology, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
  • Since 2010: Hospital Pharmacist-Clinical Pharmacologist, TDM and Toxicology, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
  • 2009-2010: Residency Clinical Pharmacology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2006-2009: PhD candidate Nephrology VU, University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2003-2009: Residency Hospital Pharmacy, Meander Medical Center, Amersfoort, The Netherlands
  • Pharmacy University Utrecht, 1996-2003
  • BROK, GCP guidelines training
  • ISO15189 auditor
  • Teaching qualification
  • Hospital Pharmacy residency 2003-2009, Meander Medical Center, Amersfoort
  • Clinical Pharmacology residency, 2009-2010, VU University Amsterdam


  • 136 Peer-reviewed publications (

Activities in IATDMCT:

  • Member of the Alternative Sampling Committee
  • Member of the Anti-infectives Committee
  • Editorial Board Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Executive Committee:

  • EPASG, PK/PD of anti-infectives committee, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
  • Member of SWAB board, Antibiotic Surveillance Working Group, the Netherlands and Guidelines committee
  • President Female Academic Network VENA, Rotterdam (2015-2010)
  • Board member Dutch knowledge Center Psychiatry and Pregnancy (LKPZ) (2013-2018)


  • Guidelines committee SWAB
  • Member section Clinical Pharmacology Unite Europeene des Medecins Specialistes (UEMS Europe)
  • Registration committee Dutch Clinical Pharmacologists (NVKFB)
  • Medical Ethical Board Erasmus MC
  • Antibiotic committee Erasmus MC
  • Registration committee Dutch hospital pharmacists (NVZA SRC)
  • National Education program hospital pharmacists (PUOZ), (2011-2016)
  • Scientific Board PAO Pharmacy, National Educational Office Pharmacists (2011-2016)
  • Member Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Stategic and Applied Program, Brussels, Belgium


  • Member of International Society of Pharmacometrics (ISoP)
  • Member of International Society of Anti-infective Pharmacology ( ISAP)
  • Member of American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Member of European Association for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Member of ESCMID

Editorial boards:

  • Sleep-Wake Research in the Netherlands, 2008-2010
  • Current Clinical Pharmacology, since 2017
  • Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, since 2020

Professional appointments:

  • Psyfar, education company (Prelum) for education in psychopharmacology (2017-2019)
  • Advisory Board Pharmacy Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia, since 2019
  • Scientific committee Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, since 2020

Invited talks 2019-2021:

  • GGG congress Dolphin studie, Amsterdam 4-4-2019
  • NVKF & B 12 april 2019, PK/PD of antibiotics
  • IATDM & CT Iguazu (Brasil September 2019): model-based dosing en Antibiotic intensive Care
  • Pharmacometrics Meeting Tokyo January 2020
  • Online IATDMCT 2020, PK/PD in psychiatry
  • Online IATDMCT 2020, Alternative matrices TDM
  • Antibiotica bij kids, maart 2021
  • EATRIS Health RI, model-based dosing in pediatrics, 2021, digital
  • ZonMW GGG congress, Safety and pharmacokinetics of children with autism, 15 april 2021