Professor of vascular surgery Dink Legemate was appointed Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau. Under his leadership, Vascular Surgery and Surgery in Amsterdam UMC have grown to become leaders in the field of surgery, said Utrecht mayor Sharon Dijksma. Legemate conducted groundbreaking research, played a major role in promoting shared decison making and was a pioneer within his profession in the introduction and application of evidence-based medicine.
Professor of interventional cardiology and director of the Heart Center Jan Piek is also an Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau as of last Monday. He has treated thousands of patients and as a researcher has achieved groundbreaking results. Piek also received his award for his work as chairman of the church council at the Protestant Thomaskerk.
Source: Amsterdam UMC news