Meet Dr. Sibyl Anthierens, a primary care sociologist passionate about qualitative research and converting people to become antibiotic guardians!

Sibyl is a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for primary care medicine, Department of Interdisciplinary and Primary Care, University of Antwerp, Belgium and a core member of the University Center of Qualitative Health Research Antwerp. She is a primary care sociologist specialized in researching prescribing behavior with a focus on the way in which evidence based treatments and management strategies are used or not used in everyday practice by both patients and professionals. She also leads projects looking at new ways to support the frail elderly and their caregivers. She has used a wide range of research methodologies, but with a particular focus on qualitative research. She supports several national and international Ph.D. students on the qualitative research components of their research.