prof. dr. A.W. (Arno W.) Hoes

prof. dr. A.W. (Arno W.) Hoes

Full Professor
prof. dr. A.W. (Arno W.) Hoes

Research Programs

Circulatory Health



Arno W. Hoes studied Medicine at the Radboud University in Nijmegen and obtained his PhD degree at Erasmus University Rotterdam on a thesis on sudden cardiac death as a side effect of diuretics in hypertension. He was trained in Clinical Epidemiology at Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

In 1998 he was appointed professor of Clinical Epidemiology and General Practice at Utrecht University / University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht. From 2010 to 2019, he was the Chair/Medical Manager of the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care of the UMC Utrecht.

June 2019 he was appointed as vice-chair of the executive board of University Medical Center Utrecht and as dean of the medical faculty  of Utrecht University / UMC Utrecht

His main research topics include the prevention of cardiovascular disease and the early diagnosis and management of cardiovascular disease, with an emphasis on heart failure. His teaching activities include courses on clinical epidemiology, diagnostic research, clinical trials, case-control studies and cardiovascular disease and prevention. With his colleague Rick Grobbee he co-wrote a textbook on clinical epidemiology (now 2nd edition).

Side Activities

  • Voorzitter stuurgroep cluster cardiovasculair risicomanagement, Federatie Medisch specialisten (onbezoldigd)
  • Lid adviescommissie, Vereniging voor Epidemiologie (onbezoldigd)
  • Raad van toezicht, Dutch CardioVascular Association (onbezoldigd
  • Lid Task Force Heart Failure guidelines European Society of Cardiology (onbezoldigd)
  • Lid raad van toezicht Netherlands Center for One Health (onbezoldigd)
  • Lid raad van commissarissen Utrecht Holdings (onbezoldigd)
  • Lid algemeen bestuur Dutch Clinical Research Foundation (DCRF) (onbezoldigd)
  • Lid redactieraad, European Journal of Heart Failure (onbezoldigd)
  • Lid redactieraad ESC Heart Failure (onbezoldigd)

Fellowship and Awards

  1. Fellow, European Society of Cardiology (FESC)

  2. Fellow, Heart Failure Association of the ESC (FHFA)

Research Output (653)

The Number of Concomitant Drugs and the Safety of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Routine Care Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

van den Dries Carline J, van Doorn Sander, Souverein Patrick, Pajouheshnia Romin, Moons Karel G M, Hoes Arno W, Geersing Geert-Jan, van den Ham Hendrika A 23 dec 2020, In: TH open : companion journal to thrombosis and haemostasis. 4 , p. e417-e426

Is the time of calling helpful for differentiating transient ischaemic attack and stroke from mimics in primary care out-of-hours services?:A cross-sectional study

Erkelens Daphne Ca, Zwart Dorien L, van der Meer Gerben H, Wouters Loes Tcm, De Groot Esther, Damoiseaux Roger Amj, Hoes Arno W, Rutten Frans H 17 dec 2020, In: BMJ Open. 10 , p. 1-10

Missed Acute Coronary Syndrome During Telephone Triage at Out-of-Hours Primary Care Lessons From A Case-Control Study

Erkelens Daphne C , Rutten Frans H, Wouters Loes, Kirkels Harmke, Poldervaart Judith, de Groot Esther, Damoiseaux Roger, Hoes Arno W., Zwart Dorien 14 dec 2020, In: Journal of Patient Safety.

Training general practitioners to improve evidence-based drug treatment of patients with heart failure:a cluster randomised controlled trial

Valk M J M, Hoes A W, Mosterd A, Landman M A, Zuithoff N P A, Broekhuizen B D L, Rutten F H 30 sep 2020, In: Netherlands Heart Journal. 28 , p. 604-612 9 p.

Proactive screening for symptoms:A simple method to improve early detection of unrecognized cardiovascular disease in primary care. Results from the Lifelines Cohort Study

Zwartkruis Victor W., Groenewegen Amy, Rutten Frans H., Hollander Monika, Hoes Arno W., van der Ende M. Yldau, van der Harst Pim, Cramer Maarten Jan, van der Schouw Yvonne T., Koffijberg Hendrik, Rienstra Michiel, de Boer Rudolf A. sep 2020, In: Preventive Medicine. 138

Time trends in the use and appropriateness of natriuretic peptide testing in primary care:an observational study

Valk Mark, Hoes Arno W, Mosterd Arend, Broekhuizen Brenda, Zuithoff Nicolaas, Rutten Frans H 11 aug 2020, In: BJGP Open. 4

Limited reliability of experts' assessment of telephone triage in primary care patients with chest discomfort

Erkelens D C, Rutten F H, Wouters L T, de Groot E, Damoiseaux R A, Hoes A W, Zwart D L 27 jul 2020, In: Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 127 , p. 117-124 8 p.

Inhibitor development in previously untreated patients with severe haemophilia:A comparison of included patients and outcomes between a clinical study and a registry-based study

Jonker Carla J, Oude Rengerink Katrien, Hoes Arno W, Mol Peter G M, van den Berg H Marijke 6 jul 2020, In: Haemophilia. 26 , p. 809-816 8 p.

A registry-based algorithm to predict ejection fraction in patients with heart failure

Uijl Alicia, Lund Lars H, Vaartjes Ilonca, Brugts Jasper J, Linssen Gerard C, Asselbergs Folkert W, Hoes Arno W, Dahlström Ulf, Koudstaal Stefan, Savarese Gianluigi 17 jun 2020, In: ESC heart failure. 7 , p. 2388-2397 10 p.

Epidemiology of heart failure

Groenewegen Amy, Rutten Frans H, Mosterd Arend, Hoes Arno W 1 jun 2020, In: European Journal of Heart Failure. 22 , p. 1342-1356 15 p.

All research output

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