Ronald Cornet holds a position as associate professor at the department of Medical Informatics in the Amsterdam Public Health research institute, Amsterdam UMC.
His research focuses on semantic interoperability, both from a technical perspective and from a users' point of view, including natural language processing. This research has resulted in over 50 journal publications and over 70 peer-reviewed conference proceedings. See the list of publications for a complete biography. Ronald has supervised 5 completed PhD-projects and currently supervises 5 PhD students.
Ronald is involved in health care information standardization, among others as member of the Dutch, European (CEN) and global (ISO) standardization committees on health informatics. He is also involved in SNOMED International, which is responsible for maintenance and further development of SNOMED CT. He chairs the IMIA working group on Language and Meaning in Biomedicine.
Ronald holds a Basic Teaching Qualification and is involved in both organization of education and in teaching at the University of Amsterdam. This teaching involves information modeling, knowledge representation and semantic interoperability in health care. He has supervised research work of over 50 students (at BSc and MSc level). He has been awarded the price for best teacher in the Medical Informatics curriculum 3 times.