Alicia Uijl


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Research interests

Alicia is an epidemiologist specialised in Cardiovascular Epidemiology. She completed her PhD on Real-World Evidence in Heart Failure at University Medical Center Utrecht. During her PhD she collaborated with the Institute for Health Informatics at University College London where she studied Electronic Health Records and Risk Factors for Heart Failure. In addition, she collaborated with Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, where she studied the Swedisch Heart Failure registry. 

Following her PhD, Alicia continued as Assistant Professor at University Medical Center Utrecht studying Personalised Medicine for patients with Heart Failure. Currently, she is Assistant Professor at Amsterdam University Medical Center and affiliated researcher at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.

In her research, Alicia focuses on applying advanced epidemiological methodology and Data Science on Real-World Data sources to obtain Real-World Evidence for patients with Heart Failure. 

In addition, Alicia works as a project manager and daily board member in the Heart4Data Consortium to establish a fast-lane for cardiovascular registry-based research in the Netherlands.


Cardiovascular Epidemiology
Personalised Medicine
Causal Inference
Real-World Data and Data Linkage
Registry-based Research

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Cardiovascular Epidemiology, UMC Utrecht

Award Date: 25 Jun 2020

Master, Postgraduate Clinical Epidemiology, Universiteit Utrecht

Award Date: 1 Oct 2019

Master, Biomedical Sciences, Universiteit Leiden

Award Date: 1 Sept 2015

Bachelor, Biomedical Sciences, Universiteit Leiden

Award Date: 1 Sept 2012

External positions

Affiliated Researcher, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

1 Mar 2023 → …

Affiliated Researcher, Karolinska Institutet

1 Sept 2018 → …

Affiliated Researcher, University College London

1 Sept 20161 Jun 2020

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