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Meet the judges

Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

Peter GM de JongPeter GM de Jong, PhD
Staff Adviser & Assistant Professor in Technology Enhanced Learning, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Peter has a Master degree in Medical Technology from Eindhoven University and a PhD in Biophysics/Physiology from Maastricht University. He has been Chair and Secretary of the Dutch national Special Interest Group on E-learning in Medicine and he currently is the Chair of the AMEE Committee on Technology Enhanced Learning.

Tobias RaupachProf. Dr. Tobias Raupach, MME
Head of the Division of Medical Education Research and Curriculum Development, Göttingen Medical School & Consultant Cardiologist, University Medical Centre Göttingen, Germany

Following graduation from medical school in 2004, Tobias Raupach obtained a master's degree in medical education in 2008. He qualified as a cardiologist in 2014 and is currently working as a consultant in the Department of Cardiology and Pneumology at Göttingen University Medical Centre. In 2015, he was appointed professor for medical education research and curriculum development.


Jan HerzhoffJan Herzhoff
Managing Director Education, Health Sciences, Elsevier

Jan holds a PhD in Information Systems and is a graduate of the London School of Economics in the UK. Jan is responsible for Medical and Nursing Education across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. He started his career with founding a start-up and then joining the strategic consultancy McKinsey focusing on Healthcare.

Alison PowellAlison Powell
Vice President, Marketing, EMEA/LA & APAC, Health & Science, Elsevier

Alison leads regional marketing teams to strategize and implement campaigns that consistently drive revenue and elevate awareness of Elsevier as a leading provider of information, analytics and tools to improve healthcare outcomes. She spearheaded the setting up of a new digital, data & analytics center of excellence within Elsevier. Prior to Elsevier, Alison had successfully led global teams at BP Castrol, AstraZeneca and Kellogg’s, as the Global Head of Digital Marketing.

Gerrit BosGerrit Bos
Executive Vice President, Health Solutions, Elsevier

Gerrit runs Elsevier’s Health Solutions group across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. He leads the sales, marketing, operations and content functions across these regions and has extensive experience across multiple business units. He holds the NIMA-C degree in Advanced Marketing and is a graduate of the Zwolle Institute for Economics and Management Studies in the Netherlands.

Aaron ZeckoskiAaron Zeckoski 
NHE’s Head of Technology and Vice President of Software Engineering, Elsevier

Aaron is responsible for education technology at Elsevier. Recruited in 2014 as a change agent, he built the education technology department from the ground up; recruiting over 60 technologists in two years. His department specializes in rapid discovery, collaborative innovation, and world-class design. He started his career in research and academia, worked in EdTech startups, and became a leader in the open source community while consulting internationally.

Bringing medical students from across the world together with innovators in coding and design to build solutions that would solve challenges in medical education.

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