Radboud University Medical Center, the Netherlands
Heiman Wertheim is a professor in clinical microbiology and heads the clinical microbiology department at Radboud University Medical Center and is chair of the Radboud Center of Infectious Diseases (RCI, www.radboudrci.nl). RCI unites all efforts at Radboudumc to tackle infectious diseases, from fundamental work to clinical trials to population based studies. Heiman operates in an international network spanning Asia and Africa where he conducts his research. Until 2015, Heiman was director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU, www.oucru.org) in Hanoi, Vietnam. He works with a multidisciplinary approach to have an impact on global healthcare, particularly in the area of antimicrobial resistance spanning: health systems, policy development, behaviour, surveillance, prevention, genomics, and clinical trials. He is on the advisory board of RIVM/Cib (national Center for Infectious Disease Control) . Heiman is chair for the Netherlands Society Medical Microbiology and treasurer of ISAC. For his publiccations see: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=JVFGW64AAAAJ&hl=en.