25 new associate professors appointed at UMC Utrecht

25 new associate professors appointed at UMC Utrecht

In UMC Utrecht, 25 new associate professors have been appointed as of January 14, 2022. The talented employees have been appointed based on performance and having qualifications in research, education and management. Divisions and strategic programs nominated the candidates for the positions associate professor Research and Valoriser.

UMC Utrecht aims to attract and retain talented employees and offer an attractive career policy. Therefore, through uniform quality criteria, associate professors (UHD) are appointed centrally in UMC Utrecht. Medical scientific managers and chairmen of the strategic programs nominate the candidates. All regular associate professors appointments are submitted to the dean. The dean is advised by the Promotion Advisory Board of the UMC Utrecht.

New associate professors
The new associate professors within UMC Utrecht consist of 25 colleagues (eleven women and fourteen men) from seven divisions and six strategic programs (see table).

CandidateType of profileDivisionStrategic program

Peter NoordzijResearchVitale Functies (DVF)I&I  
Floriaan SchmidtResearchHart & Longen (DH&L)Circulatory Health  
Rene van EsValoriserHart & Longen (DH&L)Circulatory Health  
Nienke VrisekoopResearchHart & Longen (DH&L)I&I  
Jeroen SieroResearchBeeld & Oncologie (DB&O)Brain  
Trudy StraetemansMethodology & TechnologyBeeld & Oncologie (DB&O)CancerI&IRM&SC
Wouter VeldhuisValoriserBeeld & Oncologie (DB&O)Cancer  
Saber Amin YavariResearchHeelkundige Specialismen (DHS)RM&SC  
Riccardo LevatoResearchHeelkundige Specialismen (DHS)RM&SC  
Inge StegemanResearchHeelkundige Specialismen (DHS)Brain  
Robert WisseValoriserHeelkundige Specialismen (DHS)I&I  
Willeke BlokxResearchLab (Dlab)Cancer  
Lodewijk BrosensResearchLab (Dlab)Cancer  
Maria Rodriquez ColmanResearchLab (Dlab)Cancer  
Aniek JanssenResearchLab (Dlab)Cancer  
Robert Jan LebbinkResearchLab (Dlab)I&I  
Wendy de LengResearchLab (Dlab)Cancer  
Henny OttenResearchLab (Dlab)I&I  
Eric SpieringsResearchLab (Dlab)I&ICancer 
Angelica MuhlebnerResearchLab (Dlab)Brain  
Nienke BleijenbergResearchJulius Centrum (JC)Overstijgend  
Marijke KarsResearchJulius Centrum (JC)CancerChild Health 
Maarten van SmedenResearchJulius Centrum (JC)I&I  
Mira ZuidgeestValoriserJulius Centrum (JC)Overstijgend  
Eduard van BeersResearchInterne Geneeskunde &Dermatologie (DIGD)Child Health  

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