Gerhard A. Zielhuis

Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Gerhard A. Zielhuis studied human nutrition and epidemiology at Wageningen University and Research Centre. Since 1979, he is employed at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre for epidemiology teaching and research. He received his Ph.D. degree 1985 with a thesis about school health and epidemiologic research, but most of his scientific production was in the domain of middle ear infections in children. Since this line of research has expired, he focuses on research management and supervision of other investigators. In addition, he is still active in teaching research methods and epidemiology in the biomedical sciences curriculum, of which he was one of the founding fathers in 1984. Moreover, he is a Full Professor, the Head of the Department for Epidemiology, Biostatistics en HTA, a Project Leader for a large biobanking facility, and member of many committees for the assessment of the scientific quality of research grants, Ph.D. theses, and journal manuscripts. He is a (co)author of two textbooks (in Dutch) on research methods and epidemiology.

Biography Updated on 20 December 2009

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