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Dr. Martijn A. Spruit
is Scientific Advisor and Leader of the research theme ‘Physical Activity, Exercise training & Rehabilitation’ at CIRO+, center of expertise for chronic organ failure in Horn, the Netherlands.  Currently, he is supervising 10 PhD students.  Moreover, he is member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Netherlands Lung Foundation, Chair of the ERS Scientific Group 01.02 “Rehabilitation & Chronic Care’, and guest lecturer.  He is (co-)author of >90 peer-reviewed English-language articles related to rehabilitation and chronic care in patients with chronic organ failure, including the 2013 ATS/ERS Statement on Pulmonary Rehabilitation.  Dr. Spruit has received multiple scientific awards from national and international respiratory societies.