Françoise Meunier

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Vice President of Federation of European Academies of Medicine 

Françoise Meunier served as EORTC Director General (1991 – 2015) and oversaw the growth of the EORTC into a world-class cancer clinical research infrastructure. Since 2015, Françoise Meunier remained active until November 9, 2018 as EORTC Director Special Projects where she was a driving force behind activities such as cancer survivorship initiatives. She is a member of the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine since 2006. In 2007, she was conferred the title of Baroness by His Majesty, The King Albert II of Belgium. She received the Pezcoller Foundation award as a recognition for her contribution to oncology (2009). She is a Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences. Since 2014, she is board member of “Centre Scientifique de Monaco”. Since 2015, she is Vice-President of FEAM (Federation of European Academies of Medicine) and was board member of Alliance for Biomedical Research in Europe (2015-2018). She was admitted (2015) to the degree of Doctor of Medical Science (Honoris Causa) by the Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

Since 2017, she is member of the Scientific Panel for Health (SPH) of the European Commission.

F.Meunier is member of the Scientific committee of ECPC (European Cancer patients Coalition).


Updated: September 2020