University of Twente – TechMed Centre
Dr. Frank R. Halfwerk (1989) obtained his Bachelor (2010) and Master of Science (2014) degree in Technical Medicine, with a specialisation in Reconstructive Medicine at the University of Twente. He also finished a Master in Health Sciences with a specialisation in Health Services and Management in 2014 at the same university. As of 2020, he works as an Assistant Professor and is director of the Cardiac Surgery Innovations Lab.
He started as a Technical Physician and external Doctoral Candidate (2014-2020) in cardio-thoracic surgery at Thorax Centrum Twente (Medisch Spectrum Twente) and in the department of Biomechanical Engineering in the ‘Technology in Cardiac Surgery’ group of prof. Grandjean. His focus is both on technical and applied innovations in cardio-thoracic surgery.