We would like to introduce you to our team
Marchel Ratering is the founder of the vaccination center. He is a registred nurse since October 2006, specialized in travel health advice. He visisted Tunisia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Senegal and Cambodia.
Pieter Oostenbrink works as a travel health specialist nurse since 2003. He started working in this field for the TCO and since 2008 for the vaccinatiecentrum. He visited Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, India, Nepal, China, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Pieter works mainly in Wageningen.
Yvon Schuthof works as a travel health specialist nurse since 2010. She succeeded Tropical Training in 1995 at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam. She is also Member of The Netherlands National Coordination Centre for Travellers Health Advice. Yvon used to teach nursing in Leiden and later at St. Francis Hospital in Zambia Katete. Tropical countries visited: Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Kenya, Seychelles, Costa Rica. Yvon mainly works in Wageningen.
Louise van de Kimmenade works for vaccinatiecentrum since January 2016. Louise likes to travel a lot. Bali is her favourite destination. She also visited Costa Rica, Cuba, Turkije, Tunesië, Indonesië and Sri Lanka.
Marinka Bouwmans is a travel health specialst nurse since March 2011. In 2014 she took a break for her big adventure to Riyadh (Saoedi-Arabia). She mainly works in Nijmegen and Wageningen. Marinka is a dedicated traveller from the arctic to the desert.
Judith de Klein recently started working for the vaccination centre since April 2018. As a kid, she always dreamed of becoming a tour guide. Instead, she became a nurse. Before she started at the vaccination centre, Judith worked as a district nurse for five years. Now, as a travel health specialist nurse, she can combine the best of both worlds.
Julia Mijts used to work as a nurse at University Medical Centre Utrecht. Since August 2018 she works for Vaccinatiecentrum. Julia loves the mountains and the desert and traveled through Chile, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia. She speaks Spanish. Julia mainly works in Utrecht and Den Bosch.
Peggy Pol is our dedicated office manager. You can call or e-mail her from monday till friday with any question. If you don't succeed with making an appointment on our website, you can call Peggy 085 9020303.
Pieter van Thiel is an internist-infectiologist and former consultant of the Ministry of Defence and staff member of the Infectious Diseases Department and Tropical Health department of the Amsterdam Medical Centre. Our nurses work under his supervision.