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prof. dr. Andreas Voss
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About Andreas Voss

Andreas Voss is a full professor at the Radboud Institute for Health Sciences. He is connected to the Infectious diseases and global health theme and to the Medical Microbiology department. read more

About Andreas Voss

In 2003, Professor Andreas Voss became the first professor of infection prevention in the Netherlands. His research focuses on improving infection prevention and hygiene in hospitals. He specializes in the epidemiology and prevention of multi-resistant hospital bacteria, such as MRSA, VRE, ESBL en CPE. He is particularly interested in hand hygiene, especially in replacing hand washing and introducing bedside disinfection of the hands. 

Voss wishes to show to the new generation of doctors and nurses that infection prevention has a major impact on the quality of health care. Patient care and education, therefore, are his priorities. He closely collaborates with other departments within the Radboud university medical center and with other national and international working groups/societies. His is presently chair on WIP's expert group on infection control in nursing homes.

Positions

  • arts-microbioloog

Personal prizes & awards

  • Fellow ICHE
  • Fellow ESCMID
  • Fellow ISAC

Additional Functions

  • President-elect ISAC (2017 - present)
  • Member executive board SWAB (2016 - present)
  • Member executive board NVMM (2015 - present)
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Additional Functions

  • President-elect ISAC (2017 - present)
  • Member executive board SWAB (2016 - present)
  • Member executive board NVMM (2015 - present)
  • Member Advisory board SNIF (2016-present) Editor-in-Chief Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control journal (2011 - 2017)
  • Co-chair, Co-founder International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (2011 - present)

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Research Institute Radboud Institute for Health Sciences

Ideally, every procedure in clinical practice and public health should take place based on proof, instead of intuition or 'experience'. Our aim is to innovate and personalize healthcare and public health. read more