Prof. Carl Moons PhD

University Medical Center Utrecht

Carl Moons is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care. He is Director of Research in the managament team of the Julius Center and heading the research programma ‘Methodology’. Since 2005 he has an Adjunct Professorship at VanderBilt University, Nashville, USA. He studied Health Sciences at the University of Nijmegen and obtained his PhD in Epidemiology at Erasmus University, Rotterdam (Thesis: Diagnostic research: theory and application). After his PhD (1996), he was appointed Associate Professor and subsequently full Professor of Clinical Epidemiology (in 2005) at the Utrecht University.

Carl is and has been a (principal) investigator in many international and national epidemiologic studies. His experience covers the full range of epidemiologic study design and data analysis, varying from diagnostic test evaluations, prognostic (bio)marker studies to therapeutic trials and causal studies. His main focus concerns the methodology of diagnostic and prognostic test and marker research. His major expertise is testing and introducing innovations for design and analysis for development, validation and implementation of so-called diagnostic and prognostic prediction models or rules. He teaches graduate and postgraduate students in all aspects of epidemiologic research, throughout the world.