Jitteke de Jong, research nurse
Jitteke de Jong graduated in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing at the High School in Leiden. From 2001 until 2011 she combined her job as research nurse and experienced clinical research coördinator at the clinical trial unit HepatoPancreaticoBilary (HPB) disorders at the Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam. As a clinical research coördinator she assisted in a lot of trials. Her responsibilities included coordination and implementation of different clinical scientific studies, responsible for submission of the study protocol and study related documents to the METC, take care of performance according the legislations for clinical scientific studies, compliance with the study protocol, supervising medical students, data management and development of Clinical Research.
From February 2011 Jitteke is working as a clinical research coordinator at the IBD Trial Unit in the Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam. She is responsible for the coordination of different clinical trials and coordinates the Pearl of Strings Initiative. She includes patients and coordinates the collection of samples like blood, faeces, resection material and biopsies for this unique biobank.