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Principal Investigator

M.G.M. (Myriam) Hunink, Prof.

Principal Investigator

Professor and Principal Investigator of Assessment of Radiological Technology (ART)

  • Department
  • Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
  • Focus area
  • Imaging in Health Sciences
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About

Introduction

Dr. Hunink completed a BSc in applied mathematics, an MD degree, and a PhD in health decision sciences. She trained as a radiologist in Amsterdam (VUMC), did sub-specialty training in interventional and cardiovascular radiology in Boston (BWH/Harvard), and did a research fellowship at Harvard (HSPH/BWH/HMS). She currently directs the Assessment of Radiological Technology (ART) program and the division of Clinical Epidemiology at the Erasmus MC and she is adjunct professor of Health Decision Science at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston. In addition, she is the Director of the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences at Erasmus MC. Her  research interests include technology assessment  of imaging biomarkers and image-guided therapies, computerized decision support for evidence-based use of imaging tests, optimizing the design of RCTs for non-pharmaceutical interventions, and evaluating the effects of lifestyle interventions that alleviate chronic stress and prevent burnout among healthcare professionals.

Field(s) of expertise

* Technology assessment of imaging biomarkers and image-guided therapies
* Computerized decision support for evidence-based use of imaging tests
* Optimizing the design of randomized controlled trials for evaluation of non-pharmaceutical interventions
* Effects of lifestyle interventions to alleviate chronic stress and prevent burnout among healthcare professionals

Education and career

Myriam Hunink completed a BSc in applied mathematics, a MD degree, and a PhD in health decision sciences. She trained as a radiologist in Amsterdam (VUMC), did sub-specialty training in interventional and cardiovascular radiology in Boston (BWH/Harvard), and did a research fellowship at Harvard (HSPH/BWH/HMS).

Publications

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=hunink+m*

Other positions

 

Scholarships, grants, and awards

1992  General Electric Radiology Research Academic Fellowship (GERRAF)
1993  PIONIER Award, Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)
2001  President, Society for Medical Decision Making
2006  Saenger Distinguished Service Award, Society for Medical Decision Making
2010  Award for Outstanding Short Course, European Society for Medical Decision Making
2015  Honorary promotor for honorary doctorate of Prof John Ioannidis, Erasmus University Rotterdam
2017  Honorary corresponding member, Swiss Congress of Radiology 
2018  Career Achievement Award, Society for Medical Decision Making
2019  Health Services Research Achievement Award, Association of University Radiologists