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Prof. dr. J.P. Mackenbach  - click to enlarge
Prof. dr. J.P. Mackenbach
Chair of the Department of Public Health
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Johan Mackenbach is Professor of Public Health and chair of the Department of Public Health at the Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He was trained as a medical doctor, and specialised in public health and epidemiology. His research interests are in social epidemiology, medical demography and health policy. He (co-)authored more than 600 papers in international, peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well as a number of books. He is also a former editor-in-chief of the European Journal of Public Health. He is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the Academia Europaea, honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom. In March 2015 he received the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa at the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium).