Henry de Vries

(Principal Investigator), Prof. MD PhD

1993 …2024

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Personal profile

Research interests

Henry de Vries is dermatologist and Professor of skin infections at the University of Amsterdam. He works at the Academic Medical Centre and Public Health Service (GGD Amsterdam) and is expert at the Dutch Institute for Public Health (RIVM). He is expert in clinical, epidemiological and diagnostic aspects of STI and emerging skin infections. His research topics are: STI in men who have sex with men (MSM), biomadecal and behavioral interventions to curb HIV and STI transmission, gonorrhoea, lymphogranuloma venereum, HPV related anal dysplasia, cutaneous leishmaniasis, and leprosy.


Clinical, epidemiological and diagnostic aspects of STI and emerging skin infections

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Dermal substitutes for full thickness wounds, University of Amsterdam

1 Sept 19901 Dec 1994

Award Date: 8 Dec 1994

Master, Medicine, Academic Medical Centre

1 Sept 19861 Jul 1990

Award Date: 2 Jul 1990

External positions

advisor to the STI program, Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM)

1 Apr 2008 → …

dermatologist & medical scientist, Department of Infectious Diseases, Public Health Service Amsterdam, Nieuwe Achtergracht 100, 1018WT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; and Corresponding author. Email: evdulm@ggd.amsterdam.nl

1 Oct 2003 → …


  • QR355 Virology
  • HIV
  • HPV
  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • sexually transmitted infections
  • sexually transmitted diseases
  • STI
  • STD
  • QR180 Immunology
  • syphilis
  • gonorrhoea
  • chlamydia
  • lymphogranuloma venereum
  • RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
  • anal neoplasia
  • AIN
  • RL Dermatology
  • Skin infections
  • Leprosy
  • Leishmaniasis

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