Dr Thijs Reyniers

Thijs Reyniers, PhD
Social Science Coordinator Be-PrEP-ared
HIV and Sexual Health Research Group
Dept. Public Health
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

As a sociologist Dr. Thijs Reyniers started his career studying hospital admissions at the end of life, for which he obtained his PhD in health sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2015. The past two years he has been involved in HIV prevention research as the coordinator of the social sciences component of the Be-PrEP-ared study – a PrEP demonstration project among 200 MSM at the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp. In the meantime he has set out different sub-projects linked to PrEP.