Qualification/s, Place &Date:Erasmus University Rotterdam, Medical School, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Drs.1993-1998    Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA 1998: Research fellowship, Thyroid
Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands MD, 1999-2000 (Cum laude)
Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands PhD 2001-2004 Thyroid, Endocrinology (Cum Laude)
Special Certificates:
Awards:
2018: British Thyroid Association Pitt Rivers Award and Award Lecture, awarded annually to an investigator outstanding contributions to research on thyroid disease
2016: American Thyroid Association Van Meter Award, awarded for outstanding contributions to research on the thyroid gland or related subjects, given to an investigator who is not older than the age of 45.
2014: Novo Nordisk Award for Endocrinology, awarded every two years to a Dutch basic or clinical endocrinologist
2013: European Thyroid Association Harington-de Visscher Prize, awarded every 2 years to a scientist under 42 years of age
2006: Organon Thyroid Research Award, awarded every 4 years to a young scientist under 40 years of age
2005: Best Research Abstract Award, 74th Internist Days, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2004: Young Investigators Award, 30th Annual Meeting of the European Thyroid Association, Istanbul, Turkey