Hans Hoek

Hans Hoek

Hans Hoek

Adjunct Professor
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Hans W. Hoek, MD, PhD, focuses on the epidemiology of eating disorders and schizophrenia, and the effects of prenatal famine. He has a particular interest in cross-cultural issues, as demonstrated in research among black and ethnic minorities in the Netherlands Antilles and in an immigrant population in the city of The Hague. In addition to his faculty position, Dr. Hoek is director of the psychiatric residency program and chair of the Parnassia Bavo Academy, part of the Parnassia Bavo Psychiatric Institute, The Hague, a large mental health institute with branches across the Netherlands (8,000 employees). He is also affiliated with University of Groningen (The Netherlands), where he holds a position as Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Hoek is Associate Editor for www.psychiatrienet.nl and www.psychiatrynet.eu.


PhD, 1987, University of Groningen
MD, 1982, University Medical Center Groningen
BS, 1978, University of Groningen
BA, 1977, University of Groningen

Editorial Boards

The International Journal of Eating Disorders

European Eating Disorders Review

Eating and Weight Disorders

Other Affiliations

Member, DSM-5 Eating disorders Work Group

Member, DSM-5 Impairment Assessment Study Group

Consultant, WHO Task Force on Disability Assessment (WHO-DAS-II)

Membership Chair and Past President, Eating Disorders Research Society

Fellow, Academy for Eating Disorders

Member, American Psychiatric Association

Honors & Awards

Stanley Foundation Research Award, 1995 & 1996
Netherlands Academy for Eating Disorders Honorary Membership, 2010
AED Leadership Award in Research, 2011

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