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Hein Putter

Professor Longtudinal data analysis

Prof.dr. H. Putter
+31 71 527 9705

Professor of Medical Statistics

More information about Hein Putter

Complex survival data

My main research topic of interest is complex survival data, such as competing risks, multi-state models, frailty models. An important theme in my work is dynamic prediction; the development of prediction models that take into account the event history of an individual, as well as his/her prognostic factors.

Academic career

I did my PhD research at the department of Mathematical Statistics at Leiden University, under the supervision of prof.dr. W.R. van Zwet. The title of my PhD thesis, which I defended in 1994, was “Consistency of Resampling Methods”. After having obtained my PhD, I worked as post-doc at the University of Amsterdam, Free University Amsterdam, and Cambridge University. Since 2000 I work at the department of Medical Statistics, now Biomedical Data Sciences of the LUMC. In 2010 I was appointed full professor.

Prizes and honourable appointments

I received a ZonMW TOP grant in 2007, on competing risks and multi-state models. In 2016 I received the Hans van Houwelingen Award for “Dynamic frailty models based on compound birth-death processes”, Biostatistics (2015).

Professor Longtudinal data analysis

  • Faculteit Geneeskunde
  • Divisie 4
  • Biomedical Data Sciences

Work address

LUMC Research Building
Einthovenweg 20
2333 ZC Leiden
Room number S5-P



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