Congratulations to EHDEN Coordinator, Prof Peter Rijnbeek, on appointment of full Professorship, and Head of Department!

The EHDEN Consortium is proud to congratulate its project coordinator, Prof. Peter Rijnbeek, on his recent appointment as the Chair of the Department of Medical Informatics and now also Full Professor of Medical Informatics at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Prof. Rijnbeek is a health data scientist with more than twenty-five years of experience in computer science and developing real world data solutions. He is an expert on the OMOP  Common Data Model and is leading the European Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) Chapter.

“I’m truly honoured to be given the opportunity to lead this great team at Erasmus MC and build on the successes we have accomplished together. A special thank you must go to Prof. Johan van der Lei for his ongoing support, dedication and leadership over the last twenty years,” said Prof. Rijnbeek.

The European Health Data & Evidence Network has received funding from the Innovative Medicines Initiative 2 Joint Undertaking (JU) under grant agreement No 806968. The JU receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and EFPIA.