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University Medical Center Groningen

prof. dr. S.A. Reijneveld

Professor of Community and Occupational Medicine
prof. dr. S.A. Reijneveld

Menno (S.A.) REIJNEVELD, MD PhD, is head of the department of Health Sciences, full professor Community and Occupational Medicine, and Director of the Public Health Research programme, jointly with Professor Ute Bültmann. His research focusses on prevention, and on promotion of participation in case of health problems in community settings. Much of his work has a focus on deprived groups.

Menno Reijneveld obtained his medical degree at the University of Utrecht. Next, he worked at the Amsterdam Municipal Health Service, where he was trained as Community Physician and as Epidemiologist (both registered), and did his PhD-research on urban public health (PhD in 1995 at the University of Amsterdam, awarded the 1996 national Public Health prize). After obtaining his PhD, he worked at both the Amsterdam Municipal Health Service and Amsterdam Academic Medical Center, and initiated a community-based collaborative centre. He then moved to TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, Leiden, where he worked as senior researcher, trainer and head. In 2004, he started as professor and head of UMCG-Health Sciences.

 At the UMCG, he gives and coordinates education within Medical Sciences and the Research Master Clinical en Psychosocial Epidemiology. Besides, he is teacher for the graduate training Community Medicine. Menno Reijneveld is affiliated as leader or advisor to a large number of Dutch and international projects. Until now, he has supervised as UMCG-promotor >50 finalised PhD trajectories; these and his publications are listed at this website.


Related official positions

Menno Reijneveld is chairman of the Interuniversity Society on Social Medicine and of the  Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Center on Child Health. He is also member of various other national and international bodies in the domain of Public Health and Community Medicine. He is past president of the Netherlands Epidemiological Society, and past chairman of the national Educational Committee on Community Medicine. He is further adjunct researcher of the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute, visiting professor at the P.J. Safarik University, KoŇ°ice, Slovakia, and advisor of TNO Quality of Life, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Last modified:31 January 2021 10.17 a.m.

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Antonius Deusinglaan 1
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands