Prof. Alex Burdorf

Alex Burdorf is head of the Department of Public Health of the Erasmus University Medical Center, with, amongst others, research groups on social determinants of population health, determinants and interventions on health-related behaviours, and occupational health. He is programme director of the Public Health Epidemiology in the Research MSc in Health Sciences ( He is coordinator of collaborative academic center CEPHIR between Erasmus MC and the City of Rotterdam. He co-authored the EU-commissioned report on ‘Health of people at working age’’ in 2011.