Director of the RIVM Dutch Centre for Infectious Disease Control
Jaap van Dissel
Professor Jaap van Dissel is Director of the RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment Centre for Infectious Disease Control. In addition, he is Professor of Internal Medicine, specialising in infectious diseases, at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC).
Jaap van Dissel studied Medicine at the University of Leiden. In 1987, he earned his PhD cum laude with a thesis on the immune mechanisms which protect against intracellular bacteria such as Salmonella and Listeria.
Before joining RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment , Jaap van Dissel was Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the LUMC. He was also Head Tutor of Internal Medicine and President of the Centre for Infectious Diseases. He took a sabbatical from his career at the LUMC to carry out research at Duke University Medical Center in Durham and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in the United States.
Van Dissel has supervised more than 25 PhD students and has written more than 280 scientific publications, largely on infectious diseases. In addition he has helped to write more than 75 educational modules and books on infectious diseases.
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