Karel G.M. Moons is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care. He is Director of Research in the management team of the Julius Center and heading the research programme ‘Methodology’. Since 2005 he has an Adjunct Professorship at VanderBilt University, Nashville, USA.
Karel Moons studied Health Sciences at the University of Nijmegen and obtained his PhD in Epidemiology at Erasmus University, Rotterdam (Thesis: Diagnostic research: theory and application). After his PhD (1996), he was appointed Associate Professor and subsequently full Professor of Clinical Epidemiology (in 2005) at Utrecht University. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA in 2002, and visiting Professor at Tokai University, Japan. He is a member of various research committees, e.g. Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, Royal Dutch Acadamy of Sciences, the Cochrane Collaboration, and Medical Ethical Committee.