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Blot S.

Stijn Blot is research professor at Ghent University. His background combines nursing and midwifery, nursing sciences, a post-academic teaching degree, and a PhD in medical sciences.

His research is mainly focused on prevention and clinical epidemiology of healthcare-associated complications in critically ill patients. Over the past 15 years he consolidated a solid reputation in intensive care research and established a firm international and multidisciplinary network of collaborators.

His work is recognized with several international awards, among which the ICAAC 2005  and ESCMID 2007 young investigator award, and the ECCRN Patient Safety Award 2008. In 2015 Prof. Blot was inducted in the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame of the Honor Society of Nursing “Sigma Theta Tau International”.