Radboud university medical centre, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Medicine, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Eddy Adang is married and has two daughters. In 1990 he got his Master degree in economics at the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands. After graduation he started as a lecturer at the economics faculty of the University of Maastricht. In 1992 he started his PhD research at the Maastricht University Hospital. From 1996 till 2000 he was assistant professor at the department for Health, Organization, Policy and Economics of the faculty of health sciences, University of Maastricht. In 1997 he finished his PhD thesis. In 2001 he joined the think tank of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (Directie Algemeen Economische Politiek (AEP)) in The Hague. From late 2001 onwards he is working at the Radboud University in Nijmegen and was appointed associate professor for health economics at the faculty of (bio)medical sciences. He lectures in both the bachelor and master programme of the (bio)medical faculty. He coordinates the master module ‘economic analysis in health care’. His research consists of methodological advancements in cost-effectiveness analysis. In this field of research he initiated the research line that deals with the incorporation of intertemporal effects in efficiency research. Furthermore Adang is a consultant for clinical trials and decision analytical modeling studies. Up to now Adang delivered eight PhD’s (one cum laude), is member of several national committees like the Health Council of the Netherlands on population screening and the organization of the Dutch tissue chain. Further he was a member of the Dutch Health Care Insurance Board committee on guidelines for costing research in health care. Eddy Adang speaks fluently Dutch, English and German.