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The Australian National University

Professor Chris Van Weel

Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute
ANU College of Health and Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Public Health And Health Services 1117
  • Primary Health Care 111717
  • Preventive Medicine 111716

Research interests

Morbidity in the primary care community


Long-term outcome of primary care

Primary care research capacity building



professor Chris van Weel

 The Hague, The Netherlands,  18 November 1947.

Professor of General Practice and head of the Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud  University, Nijmegen 1985 – 2012.

General Practitioner, Rot­terdam, Ommoord Health Cen­tre 1973 – 1985..

MD Leiden University, 1973

PhD Erasmus University Rotterdam, October 7, 1981

 President World Organization of Family Doctors, Wonca, 2007 - 2010

 Officer Order of Oranje-Nassau, 2007

Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Ghent, Belgium, 2003

Honorary Fellow Royal College of General Practitioners, UK, 1991

Honorary Fellow Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Australia, 2007

Maurice Wood Award, North American Primary Care Research Group, 2008

 Member Executive Global Alliance of Chronic Lung Diseases, GOLD 2004 - 2010

Member International Editorial Advisory Board Lancet, 1996 – 2006.


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