Ineke Christina Janse was born on February 21, 1986 in Arnhem, the Netherlands. In 2004 she obtained her Gymnasium diploma at the Stedelijk Gymnasium in Arnhem. Subsequently she started her study Medicine at the University of Groningen. After obtaining her medical degree in 2011 she started the dermatology residency at the University Medical Center Groningen. During her residency she developed special interest in hidradenitis suppurativa and dermatological surgery. She performed research on hidradenitis suppurativa under the supervision of her supervisor prof. M.F. Jonkman and co-supervisor Dr. B. Horváth. In 2016 she finished her thesis ‘Hidradenitis suppurativa: Pathogenesis, burden of disease and surgical strategies’. She obtained her graduation with the distinction "cum laude". Since 2018 Ineke is a dermatologist at the Meander Medical Center in Amersfoort.