Moons, KGM

Carl Moons

Name: Prof. K.G.M. (Carl) Moons, PhD  
Function: Professor of Clinical Epidemiology
Department: Epidemiology
Division: Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care
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Phone number: +31 (0) 88 75 59368
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Visiting address: UMC Utrecht
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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 program ‘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 Academy of Sciences, the Cochrane Collaboration, and Medical Ethical Committee.

Karel Moons is and has been a (principal) investigator in many international and national epidemiologic studies. His experience covers the full range of clinical study design and data analysis, varying from diagnostic test evaluation, prognostic (bio)marker studies to therapeutic trials, etiologic and meta epidemiology studies. His main focus concerns the methodology of diagnostic and prognostic tests and marker research, both primary and meta analytical research. His major expertise is testing and introducing innovations for design and analysis for development, validation and implementation of so-called diagnostic and prognostic prediction models or rules. Clinical topics include deep vein thrombosis, heart failure, coronary bypass surgery, peri-operative risk assessment, and critical care medicine. He teaches graduate and postgraduate students in all aspects of epidemiologic research, throughout the world. He has published over 325 scientific papers and book chapters and obtained numerous (methodological and applied) research grants, including large prestigious personal grants.

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