Rick Grobbee appointed Knight
21 June 2017
Rick Grobbee, PhD, professor of Clinical Epidemiology and university professor of Global Health, has been appointed Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion.
Mayor Koos Janssen of Zeist presented the corresponding award during festivities organized by the UMC Utrecht Julius Center in celebration of its 20th anniversary.
As a professor of Clinical Epidemiology at UMC Utrecht and university professor of International Health Sciences and Global Health at Utrecht University, Grobbee has made an important contribution to the level of national and international epidemiological research and education. His work has had a major impact on the development of medical guidelines, both in the Netherlands and abroad. Grobbee has conducted research into the risk factors and treatment of cardiovascular diseases in the Netherlands and elsewhere and, most recently, into the interaction between infectious diseases like HIV and chronic diseases in Latin...