Janneke Verberk (1992) received her Bachelor degree in Health and Life Sciences at the VU University Amsterdam in 2013. Subsequently, she graduated from the Master Biomedical Sciences, specialisations Infectious Diseases and International Public Health at the VU University Amsterdam in 2015. After this, she worked as epidemiologist for the National Immunisation Programme at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in Bilthoven focusing on seroepidemiology (PIENTER3) and rotavirus vaccination.
In August 2018 she began working as PhD researcher at the Hospital and Infection Prevention unit of the UMC Utrecht in collaboration with the department Epidemiology and Surveillance of the RIVM. She is under supervision of prof. dr. Marc Bonten (UMC Utrecht), dr. Maaike van Mourik (UMC Utrecht) and dr. Sabine de Greeff (RIVM). Her research topic is the optimization of surveillance of healthcare-associated infections.