prof. dr. I.M. (Andy) Hoepelman

prof. dr. I.M. (Andy) Hoepelman

Full Professor
prof. dr. I.M. (Andy) Hoepelman
  • Internal Medicine

Research Programs

Infection & Immunity



Andy I.M. Hoepelman, MD, PhD, is the former head of the Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the University Medical Center Utrecht (Netherlands), and has served since 1998 as professor of medicine. Since 2016 he is the head of the deparment of Infectious Diseases. He also heads the training program in Infectious Disease for Internal Medicine specialists at the University Hospital Utrecht. Dr. Hoepelman earned his doctorate, medical degree, and PhD from the University of Utrecht, and is board certified as a specialist in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He is the former chairman of the hepatitis study group of ESMID. Currently he is chairman of the ID training committee of the Dutch Society of Internal medicine (NIV). From 1991-1992 he worked at the Rockefeller institute and the memorial Sloan Kettering hospital in New York. He received a honorary doctorate from the University of Leon, Nicaragua. He is the former editor-in-chief of the Netherlands Journal of Medicine and of the International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. Dr. Hoepelman is currently one of the editors of the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, editor of the Dutch Textbook of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and editor of Cohen and Powderly’s Infectious Diseases. He is also author/co-author of more than 400 peer reveiwed published articles.

Moreover, he is a winner of a bronze medal at the Montreal Olympics in 1976 and still active in Masters waterpolo among others European (2016) and World champion (2015) with his team teh Robben

Side Activities

-Member consulting platform on Infectious Diseases GLG (start 2010)

-Member editorial board tijdschrift: “Infectious Diseases” (start 2012)

-Lid editorial board Canadian Journal of Infectious Disease (start 2015)

-Incidenteel Adviseur Rechtbank, verzekeringen  & tuchtcollege (start 2007)

-Hoofdredacteur Nederlands leerboek voor Microbiologie & Infectieziekten (start 1999)

-Editor Amerikaans tekstboek “Infectious Diseases” revisie in 2015 (start 2005)

-Organisator en Docent HIV masterclass, verplichte opleidingsactiviteit aios in opleiding tot internist-infectioloog (start 2015)

- Organisator en Docent Hepatitis masterclass, verplichte opleidingsactiviteit aios in opleiding tot internist-infectioloog start 2009

-Voorzitter Sectie Infectieziekten NIV start 2012

-Incidenteel lid advisory board ViiV (HIV) start 2014

-Incidenteel lid advisory board Gilead (HIV) start 2014


Voorzitter regionaal waterpolo-opleidingscentrum RWPS/RTC start 2018
Lid FINA TWPC start 2016
Lid spelregelcommissie KNZB start 2019
Lid medische commissie KNZB start 2000


Fellowship and Awards

Honory Doctorate University of Leon, Nicaragua

Research Output (590)

Decreased All-Cause and Liver-Related Mortality Risk in HIV/Hepatitis B Virus Coinfection Coinciding With the Introduction of Tenofovir-Containing Combination Antiretroviral Therapy

van Welzen Berend J, Smit Colette, Boyd Anders, Lieveld Faydra I, Mudrikova Tania, Reiss Peter, Brouwer Annemarie E, Hoepelman Andy I M, Arends Joop E 1 jul 2020, In: Open forum infectious diseases. 7

Extended clinical and immunological phenotype and transplant outcome in CD27 and CD70 deficiency

Ghosh Sujal et al. 30 jun 2020, In: Blood. 136 , p. 2638-2655 18 p.

High efavirenz levels but not neurofilament light plasma levels are associated with poor neurocognitive functioning in asymptomatic HIV patients

Hakkers Charlotte S, Hermans Anne Marie, van Maarseveen Erik M, Teunissen Charlotte E, Verberk Inge M W, Arends Joop E, Hoepelman Andy I M 10 jun 2020, In: Journal of Neurovirology. 26 , p. 572-580 9 p.

The use of corticosteroids does not influence CD4+ lymphocyte recovery in HIV-infected patients with advanced immunodeficiency

van Welzen Berend J, de Vries Tamar I, Arends Joop E, Mudrikova Tania, Hoepelman Andy I M 2 jun 2020, In: Aids care. 32 , p. 701-704 4 p.

The balancing perspective of hard-to-reach hepatitis C patients who were lost to follow-up:A qualitative study

Kracht Patricia A M, Arends Joop E, Hoepelman Andy I M, Vervoort Sigrid C J M 13 apr 2020, In: PLoS ONE. 15

Low Sensitivity of the Fracture Risk Assessment Tool in Young HIV-Infected Patients: Time to Revise Our Screening Strategy

van Welzen Berend J, Yesilay Sultan, Arends Joop E, Hoepelman Andy I M, Mudrikova Tania 15 dec 2019, In: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 82 , p. 439-442 4 p.

Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV infected late presenters starting integrase inhibitor containing antiretroviral therapy

Wijting Ingeborg E A, Wit Ferdinand W N M, Rokx Casper, Leyten Eliane M S, Lowe Selwyn H, Brinkman Kees, Bierman Wouter F W, van Kasteren Marjo E E, Postma Anneloes M, Bloemen Vera C M, Bouchtoubi Ghariba, Hoepelman Andy I M, van der Ende Marchina E, Reiss Peter, Rijnders Bart J A, dec 2019, In: EClinicalMedicine. 17

Antibiotic treatment for 6 days versus 12 days in patients with severe cellulitis:a multicentre randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, non-inferiority trial

Cranendonk Duncan R, Opmeer Brent C, van Agtmael Michiel A, Branger Judith, Brinkman Kees, Hoepelman Andy I M, Lauw Fanny N, Oosterheert Jan Jelrik, Pijlman Annemarie H, Sankatsing Sanjay U C, Soetekouw Robin, Veenstra Jan, de Vries Peter J, Prins Jan M, Wiersinga W Joost 13 okt 2019, In: Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 26 , p. 606-612 7 p.

Predictive Performance of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction Algorithms in People Living With HIV

van Zoest Rosan A., Law Matthew, Sabin Caroline A., Vaartjes Ilonca, Van der Valk Marc, Arends Joop E., Prins J. M., van Vugt H. J. M., Peters E. J. G., Laan L. M., Ammerlaan H. S. M., Groot M., Brouwer A. E., de Groot J., Koopmans M. P. G., Pas S. D., Heikens E., Lammers A. J. J., Bor P. C. J., de Boer M. G. J., Smit J. V., Smit E., Kampschreur L. M., Dijkstra K., Weel J., Stuart J. W. T. Cohen, Jansen R., Blok W. L., de Haan M., van Lelyveld S. F. L., Jansen R., van Wijk M., Bakker M., Hoepelman A. I. M., Barth R. E., Bruns A. H. W., Ellerbroek P. M., Mudrikova T., Oosterheert J. J., Schadd E. M., Wassenberg M. W. M., van Zoelen M. A. D., Aarsman K., van Berkel M., Schuurman R., Wensing A. M. J., de Jong A., van der Meer R., Paling F., van der Vliet S., 15 aug 2019, In: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 81 , p. 562-571 10 p.

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