The HFE Advisory Committee member, Jos Spaan, is the Head of Medical Physics Department at the Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam and he always has been active to promote Biomedical Engineering internationally and to underline the importance of this profession to Healthcare. His involvement with EAMBES has been very strong since the beginning: he was the first elected president of the Alliance and, after his presidential mandate, he continued to served the EAMBES Council for several years.
In occasion of the Council meeting held in Brussels on March 14th 2011, Jos Spaan was unanimously confirmed EAMBES representative in the Health First Europe Executive Committee. We take the chance to formally thank him for having accepted our invitation!
Prof. Spaan also expressed his intention to actively collaborate with the EAMBES Work Group on Policy Affairs, chaired by the Council member Karin Lohmann, which has the scope to promote the visibility of Bio-medical engineering and Health Technology research among European stakeholders and members of the EU parliament.
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