Symposium 'Calcium for Preventing Hypertension During Pregnancy: The Research Journey from Observation to Population-Level Implementation'

Voor wie
Alumni , Medewerkers , Privépersonen , Studenten
23-05-2024 van 09:30 tot 12:30
Room - - Collectieve vergaderzaal MRB II - Seminarie, UZ Gent
Door wie
Department of Public Health and Primary Care - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Meet two jury members in a double hybrid (in person and virtual) event.

Professor Dr José Belizán is an obstetrician, Doctor in Biology of Reproduction from Salvador University, Buenos Aires, and Doctor in Medicine from Rosario University, Rosario. He currently works as principal investigator in the Department of Research in Maternal and Child Health, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness in Argentina.

He is an Associate Professor at Tulane University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA and Senior Researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research of Argentina (CONICET). He has more than 270 publications indexed in Pubmed, including in high-impact journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, British Medical Journal, and JAMA. In Scopus he has an H-index of 61 and more than 12000 citations. In Google Scholar an H-index of 80 and more than 28,000 citations. He received the 2023 Gairdner Award in Global Science.

Dr Belizan will be at Ghent University as part of the jury for a public defense.