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Prof. Dr. P.M.L.A. (Patricia) van den Bemt

brentPosition: Professor in Medication Safety

Main activities: Medication Safety Research, Member Anticoagulation Team, Clinical
Pharmacologist, Epidemiologist, Supervisor Hospital Pharmacy  Residents, Vice-supervisor Clinical Pharmacology Residents, Member Medical Ethical Committee, Member Patient Incidents Reporting
Committee, Board Member Dutch Association of Hospital Pharmacists (portfolio holder Scientific Affairs, Education and Training), Member Clinical Advisory Board Lareb, Chair Scientific Program Committee Royal Dutch Association of Pharmacy, Chair Scientific Advisory Board Royal Dutch association of Pharmacy.

Focus of research:
Information technology influencing medication safety, safety with respect to medication transfer and specialized pharmaceutical care. High risk medicines such as anticoagulants are of particular interest.

PhD students

  • Florine Berger
  • Liesbeth Bosma
  • Albert Dreijer
  • Marieke Ebbens
  • Fouzia Lghoul
  • Marjolijn Duisenberg
  • Elien Uitvlucht
  • Rehana Rahman
  • Janique Jessurun


  • Loes Meeuwissen

Current research funding: 
Innovatiefonds Zorgverzekeraars, KNMP, Bayer, Pfizer, Daiichi Sankyo, Boehringer Ingelheim, DSW Zorgverzeraar, ZonMw GGG STIP

P.M.L.A. (Patricia) van den Bemt is employed as a hospital pharmacist and professor in medication safety in the hospital pharmacy of the Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She also is a clinical pharmacologist and epidemiologist.
As a hospital pharmacist she is working for the Department of Education, Research and Training, and as a professor she is leading the medication safety research line. This research line is currently hosting six PhD-projects. She is supervisor of the hospital pharmacist resident programme, currently training seven pharmacists to become hospital pharmacists. She is also vice-supervisor of the clinical pharmacologist resident programme.
She is a member of several internal and external committees, among which the Medical Ethical Committee of Erasmus MC and the board of directors of the Dutch Association of Hospital Pharmacists.

Publications Prof. Dr. P.M.L.A. (Patricia) van den Bemt

Publications research Apotheek