Prof. Chris van Weel

Training and professional activities
1973 Medical degree Leiden.
1973 – 1985 family physician in Rot­terdam, Ommoord Health Cen­tre, NL
1981 PhD Thesis Erasmus University Rotterdam.
1985 > professor of family medicine and chair of department, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, since 1985.

Selection of other activities:
President World Organisation of Family Doctors Wonca 2007 – 2010
President Wonca-Europe 1998-2001
Member Executive Global Alliance against Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD)
Member Executive of the WHO Global Alliance against Respiratory Diseases (GARD)
Member of the International Advisory Board The Lancet 1996 – 2006
Member editorial board Journal of Family Practice since 2001
Editorial advisor European Journal of General Practice since 1995
Member of the editorial board Family Practice 1989 – 2004
Member of the editorial board Postgraduate Journal of General Practice since 1989