Guy Rutten appointed Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion
16 April 2018
On Friday, March 23, 2018, Prof. Guy Rutten, PhD, said goodbye after having been a professor of primary care diabetology for twenty years.
Following his valedictory speech entitled "Towards optimal diabetes care", he was appointed Knight in the Order of the Netherlands Lion by Utrecht mayor Jan van Zanen.
Dutch College of General Practitioners Standard
Following his medical finals and general practice training at the University of Nijmegen, Guy started as a
primary care physician in a group practice in Beuningen, where he worked until 2014. After obtaining
his PhD, Guy joined the Dutch College of General Practitioners (NHG), where he published the first Diabetes Mellitus NHG Standard. In early 2017 Guy received his honorary NHG membership for his many years of great merits for the NHG and primary diabetes management.
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