Prof. dr. Maurice Zeegers new director of CAPHRI per 1 October 2015
The board of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of Maastricht University has appointed prof. dr. Maurice Zeegers as the new director of the School CAPHRI.
Prof.Zeegers graduated in Health Sciences, Epidemiology and Genetic Epidemiology at the universities of Rotterdam and Maastricht and received his doctoral degreein Maastricht in 2001. In 2006 he was appointed full professor at the University of Birmingham (UK). In 2012 he returned to Maastricht as full professor of Complex Genetics and Epidemiology and head of the department of Genetics & Cell Biology, where he and his team perform their scientific studies, within CAPHRI but also within the NUTRIM School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism. Prof. Zeegers is chair of the Netherlands Epidemiology Society and vice-president of the European Epidemiology Federation.