Dr Jean Bottu is internationally-respected, with a long and distinguished career in neonatology and paediatrics. He has worked with EAA since 2105.
He began his medical training at Namur and UCL Brussels, before specialising in paediatrics and neonatology at the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL); taking up a Neonatal Fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada; then returning to Belgium, becoming Head of the Neonatal Unit at the Grand Hopital de Charleroi. Moving to the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg in 1999, he became Director of the National Intensive Neonatology Service, and Head of the Paediatric Department, leading the renovation and development of the Kannerklinik children’s hospital.
He is heavily involved in training medical professionals in neonatalogy and paediatrics in both Belgium and Luxembourg, and is a member of several working groups at the Department of Health in Luxembourg; a founding member and board member of the Luxembourg Resuscitation Council; a member of both the Belgian and Luxembourg Paediatric Societies; and has had various work published in medical journals.