Joost Weyler is the current president of StatUa. He graduated at Ghent University as Medical Doctor in 1980 and obtained a PhD in Epidemiology In 1993 at the University of Antwerp. His scientific activities are mainly situated in the domain of cancer epidemiology, with emphasis on cancer prevention and cancer registration, and in the domain of respiratory diseases (asthma). Since 2008 he is appointed as full professor.
Joost Weyler conducts lectures in epidemiology at the University of Antwerp. Furthermore he coordinates course epidemiology in different interuniversity advanced master programs.