Floortje E. Scheepers, MD, PhD is Medical Head of the Department of Psychiatry at the Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, University Medical Center in Utrecht. She also educates junior doctors to become (child- and adolescent) psychiatrists and teaches students of the social and medical faculty in Utrecht.
She is chairman of a special school for children and adolescents with psychiatric disorders and member of several boards in the field of (organization of) child- and adolescent psychiatry.
Her research field in prior years focused on the pharmacological treatment of psychotic disorders at adult age and in the past 5 years on aggression and empathic behavior in adolescents with conduct disorder.
One of her more recent concerns is a project called PsyNet. PsyNet is an e-health ICT tool to facilitate regional and national collaborations between health care, general practitioners and social services by offering a communication and information platform.