CORNEL C. Martina
Martina Cornel, M.D, Ph.D. (1959) is professor of Community Genetics and Public Health Genomics at the Amsterdam University Medical Center. She is a physician and epidemiologist. Since 2000, she has mainly been working on the responsible implementation of genetic testing & screening.
She is the former chair of the Public and Professional Policy Committee (PPPC), of the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG), which developed, amongst others, recommendations on whole genome sequencing in health care (Van El et al., 2013), responsible implementation of expanded carrier screening(Henneman et al., 2017) and postmortem genetic testing after sudden cardiac death (Fellmann et al., 2019).
She is a member of the Netherlands Health Council and of its standing Committee on Population Screening and its Council Group. She is chair of the Netherlands Program Committee Neonatal Heelprick Screening.