Is a professor of Infection Control at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, and clinical microbiologist and head infection control at Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
He holds an MD and PhD from the Faculty of Medical Science of the Technical University in Munich, was a Fellow-Associate, at the Division of General Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology, at the University of Iowa Clinics and Hospitals, Iowa City,Iowa, USA, and holds another PhD from the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre.
Professor Voss served on many (inter)national, professional boards (i.e. ESCMID, SHEA, presently ISC, ICAN, NVMM), is a former program director of ECCMID, a member of the WHO core-group on hand hygiene, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of a BMC journal “Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control” and Co-chair of the International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC). His main work interests are the prevention and epidemiology of health-care associated infections (including those caused by multi-drug resistant pathogens such as MRSA, VRE, ESBL), hand hygiene, and behavioural change.