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Prof. dr. W.W. de Herder

 

Wouter de Herder and Sultan Sultan Kösen - 8'1" (246.4 cm), Guiness book of Records' tallest
man.
Wouter de Herder is the person in the white coat.

Wouter W de Herder M.D. Ph.D. (1960) is Professor of Endocrine Oncology at the Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. In this University Hospital he is active as the head of education in endocrinology. He is also chairman of a multidisciplinary group for endocrine oncology in the Erasmus MC (tumorwerkgroep endocriene tumoren) and he is head of the ENETS centre of excellence for neuroendocrine tumors.His major research interests are neuroendocrine and adrenal tumors/Cushing’s syndrome.

Prof. dr. de Herder received his M.D. in 1985 and his Ph.D. in 1990 from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is a member of several international and Dutch national societies, such as board member of the Dutch society for Endocrinology (NVE), member of the Endocrine Society (USA), Society for Endocrinology (UK), Pituitary Society (USA), European Society of Endocrinology (ESE), and European Neuroendocrine Association (ENEA). He served as chairman and vice-chairman of ENETS (European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society). He is member of the advisory boards of ENETS and NANETS (North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society). He serves as member of the educational committee of the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE). He served as local organizing committee (LOC) chair of the 13th European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE2011) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Prof. dr. de Herder has (co-)published >200 peer-reviewed papers and book-chapters and is a reviewer for many international journals. He is a member of the editorial boards of Clinical Endocrinology, Neuroendocrinology and Endocrine-related Cancer. He has given >90 invited presentations at Dutch national and international meetings.