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Martina  Cornel

 CV Martina CORNEL

Current position and affiliation:
Martina Cornel, M.D, Ph.D. (♀, 1959) is professor of community genetics and public health genomics at the Amsterdam UMCs, location VUMC. She is a physician and epidemiologist. In recent years she was involved in responsible implementation of genetic screening.
She is a member of the Health Council of the Netherlands and two of its standing committees (Population Screening and Public Health). She is chair of the Netherlands Program Committee Neonatal Heelprick Screening. 
In 2009 Martina Cornel was candidate for the senior societal impact award of the VU University, Amsterdam. On March 4th 2010 Isa Houwink and Martina Cornel won the Centre for Society and Genomics competition "putting plans into practice" for adding the - often forgotten- genetic component to the guideline cardiovascular risk management for general practitioners (read the short report on p 5 in LEV).

Membership scientific boards
Co-chair of the Public and Professional Policy Committee (PPPC) of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) (

Chair of Dutch Program committee Neonatal Heelprick Screening (

Lid van commissie Bevolkingsonderzoek van de Gezondheidsraad (                            

Lid van de beraadsgroep Volksgezondheid van de Gezondheidraad (

Vicevoorzitter van de VSOP (

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