Spinoza Lecture by Prof. Regina Kunz
23-10-2018 17:00 23-10-2018 18:00 AMC, lecture hall 1

Spinoza Lecture by Prof. Regina Kunz

When research findings hit the glass wall: why can’t we get research findings in clinical practice?

Regina Kunz, MD, MSc (Epi) Professor for Insurance Medicine, Internist, Nephrologist, Clinical Epidemiologist and Head of EbIM, Evidence‐based Insurance Medicine, Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland Medical Faculty, University Basel

The Organization Committee of the SPINOZA CHAIR, set up by the Amsterdam University Association on behalf of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Amsterdam, has awarded the SPINOZA CHAIR to Professor KUNZ, October 23-25, 2018. Hosts for the Spinoza chair are Dr. Jan Hoving at the AMC Department Coronel Institute of Occupational Health and Dr. Miranda Langendam at the AMC Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics.

Regina Kunz has dedicated her academic career to clinical epidemiology with a focus on research methodologies for patient care and knowledge transfer. She is board member of the GRADE working group and initiated recently the Cochrane group Insurance Medicine. As such her research concentrates on facilitating return to work in people on sick leave, and in critically evaluating independent medical assessments.

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