Executive Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute
Vice Dean, Duke University School of Medicine
Adriaan Voors is Professor of Cardiology and specializes in heart failure. Since July 2003, Professor Voors has worked as a Cardiologist in the University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands. In 2007, he became Established Clinical Investigator of the Netherlands Heart Foundation, and in May 2010, he became Professor of Cardiology at the University Medical Center Groningen. Currently, Professor Voors is Director of the Heart Failure Clinic and the Outpatient Clinic of the Department of Cardiology of the University Medical Center Groningen. Professor Voors supervised more than 35 PhD students, mainly on heart failure related topics. He is an editorial board member of the European Journal of Heart Failure, Clinical Research in Cardiology Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy, the Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Heart Failure Reviews. He is/was involved as principal investigator/executive/steering committee member of 42 clinical trials on novel therapies in acute and chronic heart failure. Prof. Voors was a member of the 2012 ESC Heart Failure Guidelines Committee, and is the co-chair of the 2016 ESC Heart Failure Guidelines. He has authored more than 500 peer-reviewed papers and several books and chapters and his Hirsch-index is 80.