Employees department of Public Health



Prof.Dr. J.D.F. Habbema  - click to enlarge
Prof.Dr. J.D.F. Habbema
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Degree(s):          
  • 1971: 
    • MsC Engineering and mathematics, University of Eindhoven

  • 1979:
    • PhD University of Leiden. Thesis title: "Statistical Methods for     Clinical Decision Making"

Posts held:
  • 1971-1980:
    • Research scientist, Dept. of Medical Statistics, University of         Leiden, Netherlands

  • 1979-present:
    • Staff member and later on Professor, Dept. of Public Health,             Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The                 Netherlands.

Present function:
  • Professor of Medical Decision Sciences

Dik Habbema is since 1987 professor of medical decision sciences at the Department of Public Health of the Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam. He coordinates the decision sciences research programme, which has evaluation of early detection of disease, (tropical) infectious disease control, health impact of interventions, model building and validation, prediction and evaluation, optimizing the choice of interventions, and cost-effectiveness analysis as important activities. He has (co-) authored several hundreds of scientific publications in these fields.