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

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

Research Programs


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

    1. Member of the Health Council of the Netherlands.

    2. Member, Committe Food of the Health Council of the Netherlands
    3. Member, Editorial Board European Journal of Heart Failure.

    4. Member, Editorial Board, ESC Heart Failure.

    5. Chair, Dutch National Guideline Committee on Cardiovascular Risk Management

    6. Board member, European Association for Preventive Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology.
    7. Chair, Prevention Implementation Committee, European Association for Preventive Cardiology
    8. Member, Advisory Committee of the Netherlands Epidemiologic Association




Fellowship and Awards

    1. Fellow, European Society of Cardiology (FESC)

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

Research Output (637)

"Tinkering and overruling the computer decision support system:Working strategies of telephone triage-nurses who assess the urgency of callers suspected of having an acute cardiac event."

Wouters Loes T, Zwart Dorien L, Erkelens Daphne C, Huijsmans Marlies, Hoes Arno W, Damoiseaux Roger A, Rutten Frans H, de Groot Esther apr 2020, In: Journal of Clinical Nursing. 29 , p. 1175-1186 12 p.

Integrated management of atrial fibrillation in primary care:results of the ALL-IN cluster randomized trial

van den Dries Carline J, van Doorn Sander, Rutten Frans H, Oudega Ruud, van de Leur Sjef J C M, Elvan Arif, Oude Grave Lisa, Bilo Henk J G, Moons Karel G M, Hoes Arno W, Geersing Geert-Jan 29 feb 2020, In: European heart journal. 41 , p. 2836-2844 9 p.

Opportunistic screening versus usual care for diagnosing atrial fibrillation in general practice:a cluster randomised controlled trial

Kaasenbrood Femke, Hollander Monika, de Bruijn Steven Hm, Dolmans Carlijn Pe, Tieleman Robert G, Hoes Arno W, Rutten Frans H 27 jan 2020, In: British Journal of General Practice. 70 , p. e427-e433 7 p.

Safety of switching from vitamin K antagonist to non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant in frail elderly with atrial fibrillation:rationale and design of the FRAIL-AF randomised controlled trial

Joosten Linda P T, van Doorn Sander, Hoes Arno W, Nierman Melchior C, Wiersma Nynke M, Koek Huiberdina L, Hemels Martin E W, Huisman Menno V, Roes Kit C, van den Bor Rutger M, Buding Wim F, Rutten Frans H, Geersing Geert-Jan 29 dec 2019, In: BMJ Open. 9

Clinical Course and Management of Dengue in Children Admitted to Hospital:A 5 Years Prospective Cohort Study in Jakarta, Indonesia

Karyanti Mulya Rahma, Uiterwaal Cuno S.P.M., Hadinegoro Sri Rezeki, Jansen Maria A.C., Heesterbeek J. A.P.Hans, Hoes Arno W., Bruijning-Verhagen Patricia 1 dec 2019, In: The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 38 , p. e314-e319

Design of the ZWOT-CASE study:An observational study on the effectiveness of an integrated programme for cardiovascular risk management compared to usual care in general practice

Marchal Suzanne, Hollander Monika, Schoenmakers Marieke, Schouwink Michiel, Timmer Jorik R., Bilo Henk J.G., Schwantje Olof, Van 'T Hof Arnoud W.J., Hoes Arno W. 1 nov 2019, In: BMC Family Practice. 20

Serum biomarkers in patients suspected of transient ischaemic attack in primary care:A diagnostic accuracy study

Dolmans Louis Servaas, Rutten Frans, Bartelink Marie Louise E.L., Van Dijk Ewoud J., Nederkoorn Paul J., Kappelle Jaap, Hoes Arno W. 17 okt 2019, In: BMJ Open. 9 9 p.

Clinical research study implementation of case-finding strategies for heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the elderly with reduced exercise tolerance or dyspnea:A cluster randomized trial

van Mourik Yvonne, Rutten Frans H, Bertens Loes C M, Cramer Maarten J M, Lammers Jan-Willem J, Gohar Aisha, Reitsma Johannes B, Moons Karel G M, Hoes Arno W 1 sep 2019, In: American Heart Journal. 220 , p. 73-81 9 p.

Candidate Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Transient Ischemic Attack:A Systematic Review

Dolmans L. Servaas, Rutten Frans H., Koenen Niels C.T., Bartelink Marie Louise E.L., Reitsma Johannes B., Kappelle L. Jaap, Hoes Arno W. 30 aug 2019, In: Cerebrovascular Diseases. 47 , p. 207-216 10 p.

Determinants of Patient Delay in Transient Ischemic Attack

Dolmans L. Servaas, Hoes Arno W., Bartelink Marie Louise E.L., Kappelle L. Jaap, Rutten Frans H. 1 aug 2019, In: European Neurology. 81 , p. 139-144 6 p.

All Research Output (637)