CORPUS is supported by various carefully selected Founding Fathers & Health Partners: all offer knowledge that is directly related to the pillars of CORPUS. In addition, through the exhibits, the partners offer visitors to CORPUS the opportunity to convey their acquired knowledge about the human body, in an interactive manner. At the bottom of the page, you can read more about partners who have also played an important role in the creation of CORPUS: the Medical Advisory Board and the Advisory Board.
During its establishment, CORPUS worked closely with a Medical Advisory Board of renowned medical specialists and nutritionists. The Medical Advisory Board was appointed to guarantee the accuracy of the medical aspects of CORPUS 'journey through the human body'.
Orthopaedics, knees, lower back
Prof. Dr. J.W. van der Eijken, emeritus professor, affiliated with Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis Amsterdam
Dr. C.J.T.E.M. Plasmans; formerly with Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis Amsterdam, now orthopaedic medical expert for DC Absenteeism diagnostics and DC Expertise Centre
Bone marrow and blood factory
Prof. Dr. B. Löwenberg; Head, Department of Haematology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam
Dr R.E. Ploemacher †2016; Department of Haematology Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam
Dr. M.A.H.M. Wiegerinck; gynaecologist, formerly with Maxima Medisch Centrum, Veldhoven, now consultant Healthcare Innovation Wiegerinck Consultancy BV
Stomach, intestines and liver
Dr. J.A.J.M. Taminiau; paediatric gastroenterologist, previously attached to Emma Children's Hospital/AMC in Amsterdam, now consultant to Paediatric Gastroenterology UZA in Antwerp
Dr. J.F.W.M. Bartelsman: Gasteroenterologist then affiliated with the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam.
Kidneys and prostate
Dr. C.H.M. Rikken; Urologist at Bronovo Hospital in The Hague.
Dr. S.E. Overbeek; Lung specialist then attached to Erasmus MC, Rotterdam
Dr. F.J. Meijboom; Cardiologist, previously affiliated with Wilhelmina Children's Hospital in Utrecht, now working at UMC in Utrecht
Mouth and teeth
Prof. Dr. M.A.J. Eijkman: emeritus professor of Social Dentistry, ACTA, Amsterdam
Throat, nose and ears
K. Wiggers; N.O. doctor, Bronovo Hospital, The Hague
Prof. Dr. M.P. Mourits; ophthalmologist; Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam
Prof. Dr. D.F. Swaab; Director Brain Bank / Director Netherlands Institute for Brain Research
Prof. Dr. C.A.F. Tulleken; professor emeritus of neurosurgery, affiliated with the Utrecht University Medical Centre
Prof. Dr. G.J.B. van Ommen; Head of the Department of Human Genetics, Leiden University Medical Centre
Dr. A.H.J.T. Vriends; Clinical geneticist then affiliated with the Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden
Prof. Dr. C. de Graaf; Special Professor of Eating Behaviour, Department of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University and Research Centre
Prof. Dr. H.J. Wichers; Associate Professor of Immune Modulation by Food, Departments of Food Chemistry and Cell Biology and Immunology, Wageningen University and Research Centre
Prof. Dr. P.A. Voûte †2008; Professor of Paediatric Oncology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam
At the time of its foundation, CORPUS was supported by a broad group of renowned advisors:
Dr. A.A. Dijkhuizen, then Chairman of the Board of Wageningen University and Research Centre
J.I.M. de Goeij, Administrative Advisor Oude Gracht Groep Amsterdam/Wateringen, Former Director-General of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport
Prof. Dr. J.G.A.J. Hautvast, Nutritionist
F. I. M. Houterman; Advisor
Prof. Dr. J.A. Knottnerus, University of Maastricht
Mr. A.A. Loudon, former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Akzo Nobel nv
Professor Dr. B. Löwenberg, Head of the Department of Haematology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam
M.G.N. van Overbeek, then Ambassador Wageningen University.
Mr. L.R.J. van Rappard, Managing Partner CVC Capital Partners Nederland
J.J.N. Rost Onnes, former Board Member, ABN AMRO
H. Wiegel, then Chairman of the Health Insurers' Association of the Netherlands
Prof. Dr. R.A.H. van der Meer, Board CORPUS Foundation
H.J. Smid, director of ZonMw
Prof. Dr. P.A. Voûte †2008; Board CORPUS Foundation, Medical Advisor
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