Institute: Utrecht University
Function: Head of department pharmaceutical sciences, professor
As the chairman of the Drug Committee of the National Health Care Institute (ZIN) in the Netherlands I am involved in relative and cost effectiveness assessments and estimation of budget impact of new drugs that just entered the market.
Education and experience:
Anthonius (Ton) de Boer obtained his MD degree from the Free University in Amsterdam. After his graduation he was trained in Internal Medicine, followed by a PhD research and training period in clinical pharmacology and clinical epidemiology at Leiden University. In 2001 he was appointed as professor of pharmacotherapy at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Utrecht. He is the current head of the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Utrecht University. With great pleasure he combines educational, research and management activities within the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. In line with his background (MD, PhD, epidemiologist B and clinical pharmacologist) he has a great and broad interest in drug knowlegde and drug research from the development of drugs in phase 1 studies up to and including pharmacoepidemiological research after marketing of drugs. He was and is frequently asked for memberships of different editorial, research and societal committees. He is involved in graduate, postgraduate and post academic training for pharmacists and medical doctors.
Among others “The use of Real world Data in Relative effectiveness assessments”