- Associate professor (Social Dentistry and Behavioural Sciences)
- Social dentistry
- Communication and career aspects of general dental practitioners;
- Staff communication, work stress, burnout, and job satisfaction
Professional employment history
|Associate professor with the department of Social Dentistry & Behavioural Sciences|
|1990-present||Teaching communication skills and behavioural aspects of working as a health professional to both dental students and graduated dentists|
Selected scientific publications
Luijk, S.J. van, Gorter, R.C., Mook, W.N.K.A. van (2010)
Promoting professional behaviour in undergraduate medical, dental and veterinary curricula in the Netherlands: Evaluation of a joined effort. Medical Teacher 32, 733-739.
Gorter, R., Freeman, R., Hammen, S., Murtomaa, H., Blinkhorn, A., Humphris, G (2008).
Psychological stress and health in undergraduate dental students: fifth year outcomes comparison compared with first year baseline results from five European dental schools. European Journal of Dental Education 12, 61-68.
Gorter, R.C., Freeman, R. (2005).
Dentist – assistant communication style: Perceived gender differences in The Netherlands and Northern – Ireland. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 33,131-140.
Gorter, R.C., Eijkman, M.A.J., Hoogstraten, J. (2001).
A career counseling program for dentists: effects on burnout. Patient Education and Counseling, 43, 23-30.
Gorter, R.C., Albrecht, G., Hoogstraten, J., Eijkman, M.A.J. (1999).
Professional burnout among Dutch dentists. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 27, 109-116.