Articles

  • Van Parys H.; Wyverkens E.; Provoost V.; De Sutter P.; Pennings G. & Buysse A. (2016) Family communication about donor conception: a qualitative study with lesbian parents. Family Process, 55(1),139-54. IF: 2.362

  • Wyverkens E.; Van Parys H.; Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P. & Buysse A. (2016) Sister-to-sister oocyte donation: couples’ experiences with regard to genetic ties. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 1-10. Q3, ranking 80, IF = 0.723.

  • Ravelingien A.; Provoost V. & Pennings G. Creating a family through connection websites and events: ethical and social issues. (2016) Reproductive Biomedicine Online. (in press) IF(2015): 2.796.

  • Somers S.; Van Parys H.; Provoost V.; Buysse A.; Pennings G. & De Sutter P. (2016) How to create a family? Decision making in lesbian couples using donor sperm. Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare. In press. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.srhc.2016.08.005. IF(2015): 1.211.

  • Ives J. & Provoost V. Monash editorial. Monash bioethics review. 2015: 33(1), 1-6.

  • Raes I.; Van Parys H.; Provoost V.; Buysse A.; De Sutter P. & Pennings G. Two mothers and a donor: exploration of children’s family concepts in lesbian households. Facts, views & vision in ObGyn. 2015: 7(2), 83-90.

  • Van Parys H.; Provoost V.; Wyverkens E.; De Sutter P.; Pennings G. & Buysse A. (2015) Family Communication About the Donor Conception A Multi-Perspective Qualitative Study With Lesbian Parents and Their Children. Qualitative health research. (in press). IF:1.403.

  • Wyverkens E.; Provoost V.; Ravelingien A.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P. & Buysse A. (2015) The meaning of the sperm donor for heterosexual couples: confirming the position of the father. Family process. (in press). IF: 2.362;.

  • Provoost V. (2015) Secondary use of empirical research data in medical ethics papers on gamete donation: forms of use and pitfalls. Monash bioethics review, 33(1), 64-77.

  • Ravelingien A.; Provoost V.; Wyverkens E.; Buysse A.; De Sutter P. & Pennings G. (2015) Lesbian couples' views about and experiences of not being able to choose their sperm donor. Culture, health & sexuality, 17(5), 592-606. IF = 1.784.

  • Ravelingien A.; Provoost V.; Wyverkens E.; Buysse A.; De Sutter P. & Pennings G. (2015) Recipients' views on payment of sperm donors. Reproductive biomedicine online, 31(2), 225-231. IF:2.796.

  • Ravelingien A.; Provoost V. & Pennings G. (2015) Open-Identity Sperm Donation: How Does Offering Donor-Identifying Information Relate to Donor-Conceived Offspring's Wishes and Needs? Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 12(3), 503-509. IF: 0.747; Q3, ranking 13.

  • De Wert G.; Dondorp W.; Shenfield F.; Barri P.; Devroey P.; Diedrich K.; Tarlatzis B.; Provoost V. & Pennings G. (2014) ESHRE Task Force on Ethics and Law 23: medically assisted reproduction in singles, lesbian and gay couples, and transsexual people†. Human Reproduction, 29, 1859-65. IF: 4.585.

  • De Wert G.; Dondorp W.; Shenfield F.; Devroey P.; Tarlatzis B.; Barri P.; Diedrich K.; Provoost V. & Pennings G. (2014) ESHRE task force on ethics and Law22: preimplantation  genetic diagnosis. Human Reproduction, 29,1610-7. IF: 4.585.

  • Dondorp W.; De Wert G.; Pennings G.; Shenfield F.; Devroey P.; Tarlatzis B.; Barri P.; Diedrich K.; Eichenlaub-Ritter U.; Tüttelmann F.; & Provoost V. (2014) ESHRE Task Force on Ethics and Law 21: genetic screening of gamete donors: ethical issues. Human Reproduction, 29, 1353-9. IF: 4.585.

  • Wyverkens E.; Provoost V.; Ravelingien A.; De Sutter P.; Pennings G. & Buysse A. (2014) Beyond sperm cells: a qualitative study on constructed meanings of the sperm donor in lesbian families. Human Reproduction, 29,1248-54. IF: 4.585.

  • Provoost V.; Tilleman K.; D'Angelo A.; De Sutter P.; de Wert G.; Nelen W.; Pennings G.; Shenfield F. & Dondorp W. (2014) Beyond the dichotomy: a tool for distinguishing between experimental, innovative and established treatment. Human Reproduction. 29,413-7. IF: 4.585.

  • Ravelingien A.;Provoost P. & Pennings G. Donor-conceived children looking for their sperm donor: What do they want to know? Facts, Views and Vision in ObGyn. 2013: 5(4), 257-264.

  • Van Hoof W.; Provoost V. & Pennings G. (2013) Reflections of Dutch patients on IVF treatments in Belgium: a qualitative analysis of internet forums. Human Reproduction, 28,1013-1022. IF: 4.670.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P. & Dhont M. (2012) "Something of the two of us". The emotionally loaded embryo disposition decision making of patients who view their embryo as a symbol of their relationship. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 33, 45-52. IF: 1.389.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P.; Van de Velde A. & Dhont M. (2012) Trends in embryo disposition decisions: patients' responses to a 15-year mailing program. Human Reproduction, ;27, 506-14.IF: 4.670.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P. & Dhont M. (2012) A private matter: how patients decide what to do with cryopreserved embryos after infertility treatment. Human Fertility,15, 210-216. IF: 1.377.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P.; Dhont M. Embryo disposition decisions in cross-border reproductive care: differences between Belgian and Dutch patients of a Belgian fertility center. Facts, views & visions in ObGyn. 2011;3:293-301.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P. & Dhont M. (2011) The frozen embryo and its nonresponding parents. Fertility & Sterility, 95,1980-4. IF: 3.958.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P.; Gerris J.; Van de Velde A. & Dhont M. (2011) To continue or discontinue storage of cryopreserved embryos? Patients' decisions in view of their child wish. Human Reproduction, 26, 861-72. IF: 4.357.

  • Van haecke M.; Provoost V.; Pennings G. Attitudes van medewerkers van fertiliteitscentra ten aanzien van de Belgische wet betreffende de medisch begeleide voortplanting en de bestemming van de overtallige embryo’s en de gameten. Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde 2010;66:1076-1086.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P.; Gerris J.; Van de Velde A. & Dhont M (2010) Reflections by patients who undergo IVF on the use of their supernumerary embryos for science. Reproductive Biomedicine Online, 20, 880-91. IF: 2.380.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P.; Gerris J.; Van de Velde A. & Dhont M. (2010) Patients' conceptualization of cryopreserved embryos used in their fertility treatment. Human Reproduction, 25, 705-13. IF: 3.859.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G.; De Sutter P.; Gerris J.; Van de Velde A.; De Lissnyder E. & Dhont M. (2009) Infertility patients' beliefs about their embryos and their disposition preferences. Human Reproduction, 24, 896-905. IF: 3.859.

  • Provoost V.; Cools F.; Mortier F.; Bilsen J.; Ramet J.; Vandenplas Y.; Deliens L. Medische beslissingen rond het levenseinde van pasgeborenen en zuigelingen in Vlaanderen. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde. 2006;150:377-81.

  • Provoost V.; Cools F.; Mortier F.; Ramet J.; Vandenplas Y.; Deschepper R. & Deliens L. (2006) Consultation of parents in actual end-of-life decision-making in neonates and infants. European Journal of Pediatrics, 165, 859-66. IF: 1.416.

  • Provoost V.; Cools F.; Bilsen J.; Ramet J.; Deconinck P.; Vander Stichele R.; Vande Velde A.; Van Herreweghe I.; Mortier F.; Vandenplas Y. & Deliens L. (2006) The use of drugs with a life-shortening effect in end-of-life care in neonates and infants. Intensive Care Medicine, 32, 133-9. IF:3.034.

  • Provoost V.; Cools F. for the NIC-consortium.; Mortier F.; Bilsen J.; Ramet J.; Vandenplas Y. & Deliens L. (2005) Medical end-of-life decisions in neonates and infants in Flanders. Lancet, 365, 1315-20. IF: 21.713.

  • Provoost V.; Deliens L.; Cools F.; Deconinck P.G.; Ramet J.; Mortier F. & Vandenplas Y. (2004) A classification of end-of-life decisions in neonates and infants. Acta Paediatrica, 93, 301-5. IF: 1.143.

Books

  • Provoost V.; Ives J. (eds.) On gametes and guidelines: empirical bioethics in the regulation of ART. Special issue, Monash Bioethics Review (Published by Springer), based on Workshop Brocher Foundation. Expected publication date: December, 2014.

  • Provoost V.; Pennings G. Frozen symbols of relatedness: Belgian infertility patients and their decisions about unused cryopreserved embryos. In: Freeman T, Ebtehaj F, Graham S, Richards M, Eds. Relatedness in assisted reproduction. Families, origins and identities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2014. pp. 178-191.

  • Provoost V.; Cools F.; Vandenplas Y.; Deliens L. Sterfgevallen bij prematuur geboren kinderen in het eerste levensjaar in Vlaanderen: een populatieonderzoek. In: Studiecentrum voor Perinatale Epidemiologie. Perinatale activiteiten in Vlaanderen 2001. Brussel: Studiecentrum voor Perinatale Epidemiologie vzw. 2002; pp 87-98.

  • Provoost V.; Deliens L.; Cools F.; Vandenplas Y. Belangrijkste doodsoorzaken bij pasgeborenen en zuigelingen in het eerste levensjaar in Vlaanderen. In: Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Administratie Gezondheidszorg. Gezondheidsindicatoren 2000. Brussel: Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap; 2002; pp. 65-74.

  • Provoost V.; Deliens L.; Mortier F. Niet (verder) behandelen aan het levenseinde van patiënten in Vlaanderen, in: Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Administratie Gezondheidszorg. Gezondheidsindicatoren 1999. Brussel: Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap; 2001. pp. 184-188.

  • Bilsen J.; Deliens L.; Mortier F.; Provoost V. Intensiveren van pijn- en symptoombestrijding bij het levenseinde. In: Deliens L, Mortier F, Eds. Levensbeëindiging in Vlaanderen. Gent: Academia Press; 2001. pp. 19-30.

  • Provoost V.; Deliens L.; Mortier F.; Bilsen J. Beslissingen van artsen om niet (verder) te behandelen. In: Deliens L, Mortier F, Eds. Levensbeëindiging in Vlaanderen. Gent: Academia Press; 2001. pp. 31-40.

  • Provoost V.; Omey E. Lokale diensten en werkgelegenheid: blauwdruk voor de integratie van de particuliere persoonsgebonden diensten. In: Stuurgroep strategisch arbeidsmarktonderzoek. Ministerie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Administratie Werkgelegenheid. Arbeidsmarktonderzoek in Vlaanderen. Brussel: Viona; 2000. pp. 141-159.

Scientific honours, awards or prizes

  • 2016 Sara Somers, researcher of the GOA research group on parenthood, that I coordinate, won the ESHRE Nurses Award 2016 at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Annual Meeting, held in Helsinki (3 - 6 July). She presented her upcoming paper: Somers S, Provoost V, Van Parys H, Stuyver I, Buysse A, De Sutter P, Pennings G. Reproductive options for transmen.

  • 2014 Sara Somers, researcher of the GOA research group on parenthood, that I coordinate, won the ESHRE Nurses Award 2014 at the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Annual Meeting, held in Munich (29 June - 2 July). She presented her upcoming paper: Somers S, Provoost V, Van Parys H, Buysse A, De Sutter P, Pennings G. Family decision making: a qualitative study in lesbian couples after donor conception.

  • 2011; 2016 Certificate in recognition of the excellent contribution to the review process, awarded by the journal ‘Human Reproduction’ to the top 10% of the journal’s reviewers.

  • 1999-2001 Award of the Dean and Scientific award of the Bank of Breda, for the best Master’s thesis in Gerontology for the academic years 1999-2000 and 2000-2001.

  • 2001 Award of the Belgian Society for Gerontology and Geriatrics 2001 for the best poster presentation at the annual meeting.

Contact

Prof. Veerle Provoost

Institute for Biomedical Ethics

Universität Basel
Bernoullistrasse 28
CH-4056 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 17 86
Fax.+41 61 207 17 80