Prof Dr Cornelis van der Vleuten (C.P.M.)
Prof. Cees van der Vleuten, PhD has been at the University of Maastricht since 1982. In1996 he was appointed Professor of Education and chair of the Department of Educational Development and Research in the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences. Since 2005 he has been Scientific Director of the School of Health Professions Education. His primary expertise is in evaluation and assessment. He has published widely in this domain, holds numerous academic awards, including several career awards. He serves frequently as a consultant internationally. He mentors many researchers in medical education and has supervised more than 80 doctoral graduate students. In 2010 he received a Dutch royal decoration for the societal impact of his work and in 2012 the Karolinska Prize for Research in Medical Education.