Pien Bosschieter was born in the Netherlands and studied Medicine at the University of Groningen, where she obtained her M.D. degree. In 2019 she started research under the supervision of Prof. Dr. N. de Vries, Prof. Dr. F. Lobbezoo en Dr. M.J.L. Ravesloot at the Ear, Nose, Throat department of OLVG, Amsterdam and obtained her PhD degree in June 2022. Simultaneously she worked as a resident at the same department and conducted over 1500 drug-induced sleep endoscopies focusing on improving OSA-patient care. In September she passed the exam and became a certified somnologist - expert in sleep medicine, this title was issued by European Sleep Research Society (ESRS).
Currently working as post-doctoral scholar at the sleep surgery department of Stanford Medical Hospital. In this role she will be continuing her line of research on determining predictors for obstructive sleep apnea and its treatment response.