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Rob Pieters is the newly elected President of International Society of Paediatric Oncology – SIOP
Mar 27, 2024, 11:45

Rob Pieters is the newly elected President of International Society of Paediatric Oncology – SIOP

“If cure rates for ALL can go from 0% to 85% in 40 years we can reach 100% in the next 15 years.”
Rob Pieters, PhD, MD

SIOP (International Society of Paediatric Oncology) shared the results of 2024 SIOP Leader Elections. Rob Pieters, Chief Medical Officer of Board of Directors of Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology, is the new President-Elect of the Society.

About Rob Pieters
Dr. Rob Pieters is a distinguished pediatric oncologist with notable roles as Chief Medical Officer and co-CEO at the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology, and as Professor of Pediatric Oncology at Utrecht University. Dr. Pieters has received prestigious awards, including a Royal Knighthood Decoration, ODAS award, Schweisguth Prize of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, and has played key leadership roles in numerous national and international pediatric oncology boards and committees.

About SIOP
SIOP (International Society of Paediatric Oncology) is the only global multidisciplinary society entirely devoted to pediatric and adolescent cancer. The society has over 2,600 members worldwide including doctors, nurses, other healthcare professionals, scientists, and researchers. SIOP’s vision is that no child should die of cancer: cure for more, care for all.

The oncology community and our team at OncoDaily extend our congratulations to Dr. Rob Pieters on this deserving election.