Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, Department of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Education: Faculty of Science, University of Nijmegen, 1973-1977, B.S.; 1977-1980, MSc Biology; 1980-1984, PhD ; 1980-1986, Faculty of Medicine, Qualification in Medicine; 1986-1988, St. Radboud Hospital, Nijmegen, Internships and M.D. degree; 1988-1992, Fellowship in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases; 1992, Board Registration, Royal College of Medical Specialists Netherlands.
Current Appointments: Consultant Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen and Orthopaedic Hospital, St. Maartensclinic, Berg en Dal. Honorary consultant Radboud University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Travel Medicine Consultant.
Memberships: International Society for Human and Animal Mycology; Netherlands Society for Medical Microbiology; Netherlands Society of Medical Mycology; Infectious Diseases Society of the Netherlands; European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases; Deutschsprachige Mykologische Gesellschaft; American Society of Microbiology; Infectious Diseases Society of America (elected Fellow); Royal College of Pathology (elected Fellow); American Academy of Microbiology (elected Fellow).
Activities in Mycology: President European Confederation of Medical Mycology (2005-2011); President Netherlands Society of Medical Mycology (1997-2010); Chairman Dutch Quality Control Programme Bacteriology/Mycology (2003-2010). Voting Member, CLSI Subcommittee on Antifungal Susceptibility Testing, USA (2012-2015). Vice-President International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (2015-….). Editor Mycoses (2010-…).
Award: First Prof. dr. Pushpa Talwar Memorial Oration, Feb 2012, Chandigarh, India
Research: About 450 peer-reviewed publications. H-index: 68, Citations: 18.800 (Google Scholar)