Marcel Kooij (1978), PharmD, PhD, works as a community pharmacist in a health care center in Amsterdam. Since 2010 he also works at Utrecht University, department of pharmacoepidemiology and clinical pharmacology. Recently he finished his PhD thesis focusing “Supporting patients: pharmacy based interventions to improve medication adherence”. He is board member of the scientific board of community pharmacists (WSO) of the Dutch pharmacists association (KNMP). He is also board member of large organization in Amsterdam focusing on collaboration with health care professionals (SIGRA). Central theme in all his work is the improvement of (pharmaceutical) care.