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Terhaard, Chris

Prof.dr. C.H.J. Terhaard


terhaard_cDepartment of Radiotherapy
University Medical Center Utrecht
PO Box 85500
3508 GA Utrecht
The Netherlands
Tel. +31 88 75 53137
Fax. +31 88 75 55850
Mail: c.h.j.terhaard[at]

Prof.dr. Terhaard received his MD degree from the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in 1981. He was resident in Internal Medicine (1982-1983) and Radiology (1984) and completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Utrecht in 1988. He was subsequently appointed as a radiation-oncologist at the Medisch Spectrum Twente (Enschede), and in 1995 he returned as a staff clinician to the University Medical Centre Utrecht. He completed his PhD at the University of Utrecht in 1991.
The subject of his PhD was Radiotherapy for laryngeal cancer: Prognostic factors and treatment results. Terhaard is a radiation oncologist with special interest in Head and Neck oncology associate professor of the ImagO graduate school. He is coordinator of several Dutch Head and Neck Oncology Cooperative Group studies, and involved in several Dutch Cancer Society research grants.
He is actively involved in the education of medical students, and chief-instructor for the residents in training for radiation oncologist in Utrecht. He is member of many boards, founding member of the ESGS (European Salivary Gland Society), and secretary of the board of the Dutch Head and Neck Oncology Cooperative Group.