Prof. A.C.H. Geurts (Alexander)

Prof. A.C.H. Geurts (Alexander)
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Reinier Postlaan 4
Internal postal code: 898

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Internal address: 898 Geert Grooteplein-Zuid 26 28

Alexander Geurts received both his MD (1987) and PhD (1992) degree in Medical science at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. He was registered as a physiatrist by the European Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 1997 and as a clinical epidemiologist in the Netherlands (SMWBO) in 2001. Since 1992, he continued his main research interest in balance, gait and motor recovery with a focus on neurorehabilitation, especially stroke rehabilitation. He conducts both translational (determinants and mechanisms of motor control and recovery) and applied research (development of diagnostic and prognostic tools, evaluation of interventions / rehabilitation strategies) both in adults and children with cerebral, spinal and neuromuscular diseases.He has been (co-) chair of several national research programmes in neurorehabilitation since 1998, including some successful innovation projects directed at the education of allied health professionals in stroke rehabilitation (NPI; In 2005, he has become full Professor and Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation at the Radboud University Medical Center and, since 2009, he has been PI at the Donders Centre for Brain Cognition and Behaviour and the Nijmegen Centre for Evidence Based Practice of the Radboud University. Alexander Geurts is vice-president of the Dutch Society for Neurorehabilitation (DSNR;, affiliated with the World Federation for Neurorehabilitation (WFNR). He has (co-) authored more than 130 PubMed registered articles.

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