EBPI Director Dr. med. et phil. Milo Puhan has been awarded the 2017 Spinoza
Chair in Medicine by the University of Amsterdam. Named for the 17th-century Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, the chair was established in 1995. Two scholars each year are recognized with the visiting professorship, one in medicine and one in philosophy. Professor Puhan will serve as a visiting professor in residence at
the University of Amsterdam in January 2018 as well as deliver the keynote Spinoza Lecture which will focus on quantitative benefit harm assessment of medical interventions and innovative ways of epidemiological training.