Dr Pieter Jansen

Senior Lecturer

Academy for Medical Education
Faculty of Medicine
+61 7 334 65372


Pieter studied Biomedical Health Sciences and Medicine at the University of Nijmegen (The Netherlands) and obtained his medical degree in 2005. After moving to Australia in 2012, he started physician training in 2013. He trained in teaching hospitals in Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane before attaining fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2017 in the subspecialty of Endocrinology. Pieter has a special interest in endocrine hypertension and studied the role of aldosterone and aldosterone blockade in hypertension as part of his PhD at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands). He also has a particular interest in medical education and has joined the St. Lucia Clinical Unit in February 2018 and was course coordinator for Clinical Science 1 (MEDI7111) in from 2019-2021. In September 2021, he also joined the Office of Medical Education as Academic Coordinator, Year 1 Observership and Year 4 Personalised Learning Course. Pieter will also be course coordinator for the Year 2 MD course Clinical Science 3 (MEDI7211) in 2023. Pieter is also a part-time staff specialist at the Dept of Diabetes and Endocrinology in the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. His clinical interests have evolved around community-based models of care, improving health outcomes for Indigenous communities and reducing inequities in health care. He is the medical lead for the Diabetes Street Hub - a collaborative project between the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Micah Projects to improve diabetes care for people living in unstable housing which has received funding from the Queensland Department of Health to establish and further develop this community-based clinical service.


  • Jansen, Pieter Martijn and Stowasser, Michael (2021). Aldosterone-producing adenoma associated with non-suppressed renin: a case series. Journal of Human Hypertension, 36 (4), 373-380. doi: 10.1038/s41371-021-00525-4

  • Jansen, Pieter M., van den Born, Bert-Jan H., Frenkel, Wijnanda J., de Bruijne, Emile L. E., Deinum, Jaap, Kerstens, Michiel N., Smulders, Yvo M., Woittiez, Arend Jan, Wijbenga, Johanna A. M., Zietse, Robert, Danser, A. H. Jan and van den Meiracker, Anton H. (2014). Test characteristics of the aldosterone-to-renin ratio as a screening test for primary aldosteronism. Journal of Hypertension, 32 (1), 115-126. doi: 10.1097/hjh.0b013e3283656b54

  • Jansen, Pieter M., Danser, A. H. Jan, Imholz, Ben P. and van den Meiracker, Anton H. (2009). Aldosterone-receptor antagonism in hypertension. Journal of Hypertension, 27 (4), 680-691. doi: 10.1097/hjh.0b013e32832810ed

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Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Stowasser, Michael, Jansen, Pieter and Wolley, Martin (2022). Systematic approach for the diagnosis and management of endocrine hypertension. Endocrine hypertension: from basic science to clinical practice. (pp. 331-368) edited by Joseph M. Pappachan and Cornelius J. Fernandez. Cambridge, MA USA: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-323-96120-2.00009-1

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Conference Publication