Tim Van Mieghem

 

Tim van Mieghem,

Current position
2011 – actual: Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology (adjunct kliniekhoofd)
 
                        University Hospitals Leuven
 
                        Leuven, Belgium
 
2013 – actual: Docent (assistant professor)
 
                        Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
 
                        Leuven, Belgium
Education
Medical School
1997-’04:   Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Clinical training 2002-2003 :  General surgery : St-Jozef Ziekenhuis, Mortsel, Belgium
                                                  Gynecology : St-Maria Ziekenhuis, Halle, Belgium
                                                  Pediatrics : St-Augustinus Ziekenhuis, Wilrijk, Belgium
                                                  Internal Medicine : CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
Graduation Medical Doctor: June 2004, magna cum laude Specialty training in Obstetrics & Gynecology
2004-2011:      Resident in  Obstetrics and Gynecology
                        University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (2004-2010)
                        and Sint-Augustinus Ziekenhuis, Wilrijk, Belgium (2010-2011)
Graduation Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology: August 2011
PhD training
2006-2010:      PhD research fellow
                        University Hospitals Leuven, Fetal Medicine Unit, Leuven, Belgium
                        Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
                        Promoter: Prof. Dr. J. Deprest – Co-promoter: Prof. Dr. J. Verhaeghe
Doctoral thesis: Fetal and maternal hemodynamics in pregnancy: new insights in the cardiovascular adaptation to uncomplicated pregnancy, twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome and congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Graduation Doctor in Biomedical Sciences: June 2010
Subspecialisation in Maternal - Fetal Medicine
2011- 2013:     Clinical fellow in Maternal - Fetal medicine
                        Mount SinaiHospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Graduation subspecialist in Maternal – Fetal Medicine: September 2013
Other
 
Editorial and Reviewer positions:
 
-    Section editor ‘Social Media’ Prenatal Diagnosis (2014-present).
 
-    Associate editor ‘Clincial Obstetrics’ Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation (2014-
 
     present)
 
-   Reviewer for American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ultrasound in
 
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prenatal Diagnosis, Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Journal
 
    of the American Society for Echocardiography.
 
Professional memberships
 
Vlaamse vereniging voor Verloskunde en Gynecologie (VVOG, 2005 – present)
 
Perinatal Research Society (2012-present, associate member)
 
Society for reproductive investigation (2015-present, associate member)
 
Research & Publications
 
Research Grants
 
2012: Departmental research funding for project apelin physiology in pregnancy – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Mount Sinai Hospital
 
2012: Salary support for project apelin physiology in pregnancy – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – Mount Sinai Hospital
 
2013-2016: 50% salary support for research. Fund for clinical research (KOF-KOOR) University Hospitals Leuven.
 
Awards and honors
 
- JFROG-price for best oral presentation ‘Prédiction prénatale de la discordance pondérale chez les jumeaux monochorioniques biamniotiques. Analyse d’une série prospective.  Journée Française de recherche en Obstétrie et gynécologie, December 4, 2008. France.
 
- Pfizer Educational Grant 2011 for achievement during residency. Belgium.
 
- José Daels’ Price for research in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2011. Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine, Belgium.
 
- Best oral presentation ‘Fetal cardiac function in recipient fetuses of stage IV twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome undergoing fetoscopic laser coagulation of placental anastomoses’ 11th Neonatal & Maternal Fetal Medicine Research Day – University of Toronto, Canada - April 25, 2012.
 
- Abbott Nutrition travel award for Young Investigator, Perinatal Research Society meeting, September 14-16, 2012, Park City, USA.
 
- Early Career Speaker award, Perinatal Research Society meeting, September 14-16, 2012, Park City, USA.