prof. dr. I.M. (Andy) Hoepelman

prof. dr. I.M. (Andy) Hoepelman

Full Professor
prof. dr. I.M. (Andy) Hoepelman
  • Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology

Research Programs

Infection & Immunity



Andy I.M. Hoepelman, MD, PhD, is the former head of the Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University Medical Center Utrecht (Netherlands), and has served since 1998 as professor of medicine. Since 2016 he is the head of the deparment of Infectious Diseases. He also heads the training program in Infectious Disease for Internal Medicine specialists at the University Hospital Utrecht. Dr. Hoepelman earned his doctorate, medical degree, and PhD from the University of Utrecht, and is board certified as a specialist in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He is the former chairman of the hepatitis study group of ESMID. Currently he is chairman of the ID training committee of the Dutch Society of Internal medicine (NIV). From 1991-1992 he worked at the Rockefeller institute and the memorial Sloan Kettering hospital in New York. He received a honorary doctorate from the University of Leon, Nicaragua. He is the former editor-in-chief of the Netherlands Journal of Medicine and of the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. Dr. Hoepelman is currently one of the editors of the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, editor of the Dutch Textbook of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and editor of Cohen and Powderly’s Infectious Diseases. He is also author/co-author of more than 400 peer reveiwed published articles.

Moreover, he is a winner of a bronze medal at the Montreal Olympics in 1976 and still active in Masters waterpolo among others European (2016) and World champion (2015) with his team teh Robben

Side Activities

-Member consulting platform on Infectious Diseases GLG (start 2010)

-Member editorial board tijdschrift: “Infectious Diseases” (start 2012)

-Lid editorial board Canadian Journal of Infectious Disease (start 2015)

-Incidenteel Adviseur Rechtbank, verzekeringen  & tuchtcollege (start 2007)

-Hoofdredacteur Nederlands leerboek voor Microbiologie & Infectieziekten (start 1999)

-Editor Amerikaans tekstboek “Infectious Diseases” revisie in 2015 (start 2005)

-Organisator en Docent HIV masterclass, verplichte opleidingsactiviteit aios in opleiding tot internist-infectioloog (start 2015)

- Organisator en Docent Hepatitis masterclass, verplichte opleidingsactiviteit aios in opleiding tot internist-infectioloog start 2009

-Voorzitter Sectie Infectieziekten NIV start 2012

-Incidenteel lid advisory board ViiV (HIV) start 2014

-Incidenteel lid advisory board Gilead (HIV) start 2014


Voorzitter regionaal waterpolo-opleidingscentrum RWPS/RTC start 2018
Lid FINA TWPC start 2016
Lid spelregelcommissie KNZB start 2019
Lid medische commissie KNZB start 2000


Fellowship and Awards

Honory Doctorate University of Leon, Nicaragua

Research Output (610)

Response to correspondence to 'No long-term effect of past Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia on pulmonary function in people with HIV'

Oomen Patrick G.A., Van Welzen Berend J., Bronsveld Inez, Hoepelman Andy I.M., Mudrikova Tania 15 Nov 2023, In: AIDS. 37 , p. 2268-2269 2 p.

Integrated analysis of viral blips, residual viremia, and associated factors in people with HIV:Results from a retrospective cohort study

Oomen Patrick G.A., Dijkstra Suzan, Hofstra L. Marije, Nijhuis Monique M., Verbon Annelies, Mudrikova Tania, Wensing Annemarie M.J., Hoepelman Andy I.M., Van Welzen Berend J. Oct 2023, In: Journal of Medical Virology. 95

No long-term effect of past Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia on pulmonary function in people with HIV

Oomen Patrick G.A., Bronsveld Inez, Hoepelman Andy I.M., Van Welzen Berend J., Mudrikova Tania 10 Mar 2023, In: AIDS (London, England). 37 , p. 1263-1267 5 p.

Lower Incidence of HIV-1 Blips Observed during Integrase Inhibitor-Based Combination Antiretroviral Therapy

Dijkstra Suzan, Hofstra L. Marije, Mudrikova Tania, Wensing Annemarie M.J., Oomen Patrick G.A., Hoepelman Andy I.M., Van Welzen Berend J. 15 Apr 2022, In: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 89 , p. 575-582 8 p.

No increased risk of mature B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma after Q fever detected:results from a 16-year ecological analysis of the Dutch population incorporating the 2007-2010 Q fever outbreak

Weehuizen Jesper M., van Roeden Sonja E., Hogewoning Sander J., van der Hoek Wim, Bonten Marc J.M., Hoepelman Andy I.M., Bleeker-Rovers Chantal P., Wever Peter C., Oosterheert Jan Jelrik 30 Mar 2022, In: International journal of epidemiology. 51 , p. 1481-1488 8 p.

No Influence of Previous Coxiella burnetii Infection on ICU Admission and Mortality in Emergency Department Patients Infected with SARS-CoV-2

Weehuizen Jesper M., Spronsen Rik van, Hoepelman Andy I.M., Bleeker-Rovers Chantal P., Oosterheert Jan Jelrik, Wever Peter C. 20 Jan 2022, In: Journal of Clinical medicine. 11

Fluorescence in situ hybridization for detecting Coxiella burnetii in tissue samples from chronic Q fever patients

Buijs Sheila B., Weehuizen Jesper M., Jensen Tim K., Boye Mette, Hermans Mirjam HA, Nooijen Peet TGA, Hoepelman Andy IM, Bleeker-Rovers Chantal P., Oosterheert Jan Jelrik, Wever Peter C. 2022, In: Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 28 , p. 1502.e1-1502.e5

Author Correction:Mortality outcomes with hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine in COVID-19 from an international collaborative meta-analysis of randomized trials (Nature Communications, (2021), 12, 1, (2349), 10.1038/s41467-021-22446-z)

Axfors Cathrine, Schmitt Andreas M., Janiaud Perrine, van’t Hooft Janneke, Abd-Elsalam Sherief, Abdo Ehab F., Abella Benjamin S., Akram Javed, Amaravadi Ravi K., Angus Derek C., Arabi Yaseen M., Azhar Shehnoor, Baden Lindsey R., Baker Arthur W., Belkhir Leila, Benfield Thomas, Berrevoets Marvin A.H., Chen Cheng Pin, Chen Tsung Chia, Cheng Shu Hsing, Cheng Chien Yu, Chung Wei Sheng, Cohen Yehuda Z., Cowan Lisa N., Dalgard Olav, de Almeida e Val Fernando F., de Lacerda Marcus V.G., de Melo Gisely C., Derde Lennie, Dubee Vincent, Elfakir Anissa, Gordon Anthony C., Hernandez-Cardenas Carmen M., Hills Thomas, Hoepelman Andy I.M., Huang Yi Wen, Igau Bruno, Jin Ronghua, Jurado-Camacho Felipe, Khan Khalid S., Kremsner Peter G., Kreuels Benno, Kuo Cheng Yu, Le Thuy, Lin Yi Chun, Lin Wu Pu, Lin Tse Hung, Lyngbakken Magnus Nakrem, McArthur Colin, Weehuizen Jesper M., 1 Dec 2021, In: Nature Communications. 12 , p. 3001

Estimating regional prevalence of chronic hepatitis C with a capture-recapture analysis

Kracht Patricia A.M., Arends Joop E., Hoepelman Andy I.M., Kretzschmar Mirjam E.E. Dec 2021, In: BMC Infectious Diseases. 21 , p. 1-8

Fosfomycin Vs Ciprofloxacin as Oral Step-Down Treatment for Escherichia coli Febrile Urinary Tract Infections in Women:A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Multicenter Trial

Ten Doesschate Thijs, Kuiper Sander, van Nieuwkoop Cees, Hassing Robert-Jan, Ketels Tom, van Mens Suzan P, van den Bijllaardt Wouter, van der Bij Akke K, Geerlings Suzanne E, Koster Ad, Koldewijn Evert L, Branger Judith, Hoepelman Andy I M, van Werkhoven Cornelis H, Bonten Marc J M, 16 Nov 2021, In: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 75 , p. 221-229 9 p.

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