Dr. Gerda Meijler

Personal Profile

Dr. Gerda Meijler is a pediatrician-neonatologist at Isala Woman- Children’s Center, Isala, Zwolle, the Netherlands.

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Zwolle, city center

TRAINING

  • Medical training University of Amsterdam (1974-1983)

  • Pediatrics training Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital, Utrecht (1983-1987)

  • Neonatology training Utrecht and Amsterdam (1988-1991)

WORK

Worked as staff neonatologist at

  • VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam

  • Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden (the Netherlands) and

  • Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

  • 2013 - 2018 Vice-chair, Isala Woman- Children’s Center, Isala, Zwolle, the Netherlands

  • Since 2018 staff neonatologist at Isala Woman- Children’s Center, Isala, Zwolle, the Netherlands

Clinical, research, and teaching focus: fetal and neonatal neurology and neuro-imaging; cerebellar development and injury

RESEARCH & TEACHING

PhD thesis (1999) on preterm brain imaging

Research focus: fetal and neonatal neuro-imaging, neonatal cerebellar injury

BOOKS

  • Neonatal Cranial Ultrasonography (3rd ed, 2019)

  • Editor for: “An Illustrated Guide to Neonatal Brain Injury for Clinicians Counselling Parents and Caregivers” (in progress)

Annual CUS course (London) since 2000

Member of the NBS and the NBS educational committee

PRIVATE

Lived in Amsterdam until 2011, then moved to Toronto, and now living in Zwolle (the Netherlands) since 2012

Married, 4 children, 5 grandchildren

Hobby: photographer and flutist  in amateur orchestra