Frank J. Wolters, M.D., Ph.D.

Clinical Epidemiologist, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, the Netherlands


Frank J. Wolters, M.D., Ph.D.,  is a clinical epidemiologist at Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Dr. Wolters holds an MSc and Ph.D. (cum laude) in clinical neuroepidemiology from Erasmus University and has completed fellowships at the University of Oxford and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His research focuses on the aetiology of vascular cognitive impairment and its relation to Alzheimer’s disease, with the aim of developing secondary preventive interventions against cognitive decline and dementia. Dr. Wolters is a Dutch Research Council Veni laureate and has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles. He is the principal investigator of the ‘SHINOBI’ study investigating personalized management of covert brain ischaemia and is active in several national and international research networks, as well as the executive committee of the ISTAART Vascular PIA.