Dick TibboelMD, PhD
Professor Dick Tibboel followed his training in paediatrics (1980-1984) at the Sophia Children’s Hospital. In 1984 he became head of the pediatric surgical ICU and in 1993 was appointed as Sophia Foundation professor of Experimental Pediatric Surgery. In August 2005 he was appointed full professor (Research Intensive Care and Childhood). In 2008 he became the director of the ICU at the Sophia Children’s Hospital. He is member of the editorial board of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Neonatology. At present he is section chair of Pharmacology of the European Society of Neonatal and Pediatric Intenstive Care (ESPNIC). In 2002 he was awarded the Edgar Doncker price from the Dutch Pediatric Association for his outstanding contributions in the field of major congenital anomalies. In total 101 PhD students wrote their thesis under his guidance and he is (co-)author of over 610 international peer reviewed articles. His Hirsch index is 52 (ISI).