The aim of the Foundation Cohort Hip and Cohort Knee- research (CHECK):

“Promoting research on osteoarthritis of the hip and knee, to improve the quality of life of patients with this disorder. To this end, the Foundation CHECK wants to encourage inter alia largely to data collected under the CHECK project will be used for further scientific research on hip and knee osteoarthritis, and that the results will be published and disseminated to the public. ”

The board consists of:

  • ┬áJ.W.J. Bijlsma (chairman) MD, PhD, Professor
  • H.J.L. Ridderbos (treasurer), MSc
  • J. Dekker (secretary) PhD, Professor
  • W.B. van den Berg, PhD, Professor
  • M.A. Viergever, PhD, Professor