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Henk Verbiest

Henk Verbiest, Dutch neurosurgeon. Decorated Commander Order of Merit (Italy), knight Order of Lion (Netherlands), Cross of Honour in the Order of the House of Orange; recipient Winkler medal, 1955, Gold medal Pavia University, 1982. named member honorary faculty Baylor University, 1967; honorary Houstonian, 1967. Member Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences, Netherlands Society Neurological Surgeons (founding.

Background

  • Verbiest, Henk was born on July 16, 1909 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Son of Cornelis Eugenius and Mary Catherine (Peters) Verbiest.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine Leiden University, 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1939. Training neurologist Leiden University, 1934-1938. Training neurosurgeon Paris Hopital de la PitieĆ©, 1938-1939, Utrecht University, 1940-1941, Amsterdam University, 1941-1942.

      Head neurosurgery department Utrecht University, Netherlands, since 1942, reader in neurosurgery, 1949, professor, 1963-1980, vice dean Medical Faculty, 1972-1976.

    Career

    • Doctor of Medicine Leiden University, 1934, Ph. Editor Neurochirurgie, 1977, Acta Neurochirurgica, 1958. Editor Journal Neurosurgery, 1964.

      Contributor articles to medical journals.

    Works

    • Editor Neurochirurgie, 1977, Acta Neurochirurgica, 1958. Advisory editor Journal Neurosurgery, 1964. Founder, chief editor Journal Neuro-othopedics.

      Contributor articles to medical journals. and books.

    Membership

    Member Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences, Netherlands Society Neurological Surgeons (founding.

    Connections

    • Married Jose Henriette Hage, September 26, 1953. Children: Marie Jose, Nelly Marjolein.
    • father: Cornelis Eugenius Verbiest
    • mother: Mary Catherine (Peters) Verbiest
    • spouse: Jose Henriette Hage
    • children: Marie Jose Verbiest
    • Nelly Marjolein Verbiest
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