Loes Wouters studied medicine at the University of Maastricht, from 2006-2012. After graduating she worked as a resident at the surgery department of the Laurentius Ziekenhuis Roermond in 2012-2013, followed by a residency in dermatology at the Catharina Ziekenhuis of Eindhoven in 2013-2014 and psychiatry at the Zaans Medisch Centrum in 2015.
In september 2015 she started her PhD project titled 'Safety First', which is supervised by dr. F.H. Rutten, dr. D.L. Zwart, prof. A. Hoes and prof. R. Damoiseaux.
She combines this PhD-project with the Vocational Training in General Practice (AIOTHO) and a Postgraduate Master in Epidemiology, both at the University Medical Center Utrecht.