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Clockaerts Stefan

Clockaerts Stefan

Ortho-Clinic Lier
Care4Foot - department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Lier, Belgium

Current positions:
– Foot and Ankle Surgeon, Department of Foot Surgery, Heilig Hart Hospital Lier
– Postdoctoral Academic Member (BAP), Skeletal Biology and Engineering Research Center KU Leuven
– President OTC Belgium
– Vice President Belgian Foot and Ankle Society

– Master in medicine With Great Distinction (University of Antwerp, Belgium 2008)
– PhD in medical science Thesis entitled ‘The role of infrapatellar fat pad in knee osteoarthritis’ (University of Antwerp, Belgium; Erasmus MC Rotterdam, The Netherlands 2008 – 2013)
– Board certified Orthopedic Surgeon (University of Antwerp, 2016)

Prices and awards:
2008: DePuy Research award. Congress of the Belgian Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Antwerp, Belgium

2009: Award for best oral presentation by a PhD student. Congress of the Dutch Society of Matrix Biology, Lunteren, The Netherlands

2010: Nomination best PhD student of the Year, EPAR (Erasmus Phd Association Rotterdam)

2010: Anna Fonds scholarship, Dutch Society of Orthopaedic Research.
2012: Young Scientist Award. World Congress on Debates & Consensus in Bone, Muscle & Joint Diseases (BMJD), Barcelona, Spain, 2012
2013: FWRO Rotary Price for best PhD thesis – King Baudouin Foundation
2019: FWRO – King Baudouin Foundation research grant