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Maarten IJzerman

Chair Of Cancer Health Services Research
Healthcare delivery
Decision modelling
Next Generation Sequencing
Cancer drugs
Value-Based Healthcare
molecular pathology
health outcomes
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Maarten IJzerman

Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
Primary Interest
Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis
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Maarten IJzerman


Maarten J. IJzerman is a full professor and the VCCC Chair of Cancer Health Services Research in the School of Population and Global Health and the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences in Melbourne Australia. He also holds a fractional appointment as a full professor in the University of Twente, the Netherlands.

He is leading a global research team working on data-driven value-based cancer care and the role of molecular diagnostic for personalized medicine, in particular cancer and childhood arthritis. He research expertise is health economics, clinical decision support and health services research. Following his PhD in 1997, he was appointed CEO of the Roessingh Rehabilitation Research Institute. In 2007 he was appointed professor and chair in the University of Twente, where he initiated the HTSR department, directed the Health Sciences program (2007-2011), served as the acting director of the MIRA institute for Biomedical Engineering and Technical Medicine (2013-2014) and was the dean for Health & Biomedical Technology in the School of Science and Technology (2015-2017). Maarten is an active global researcher. He developed international research experience at Case Western Reserve University / Metrohealth (Cleveland, USA), Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (Baltimore, USA) and recently the Harvard School of Public Health (Boston, USA). He is an active member of international societies, such as the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), where he was a member of the Board of Directors between 2013-2015, and the program chair for the 20th European meeting (2017) in Glasgow, UK. Maarten is a member of the Board of Directors of a large teaching hospital (Maximá Medisch Centrum) and an institute for radiation oncology (Radiotherapiegroep) in the Netherlands.


Displaying the 14 most recent projects by Maarten IJzerman.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 210 most recent scholarly works by Maarten IJzerman.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships


Service Award ISPOR for co-chairing Annual European meeting, Glasgow UK, 2017


Taskforce co-chair

Service Award ISPOR for chairing the ISPOR Taskforce on MCDA


Serving on Board of Directors (2013-2015)

ISPOR Distinguished Service Award for serving on the Board of Directors


University prize

MSc Thesis Award at the University Medical Center Nijmegen on “functional outcome after trapezio-metacarpal joint arthroplasty in osteoarthritis”





Chair Of Cancer Health Services Research

Melbourne School Of Population And Global Health


American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO)


Australian Health Economics Society (AHES)

Member Working Group Expensive Cancer Medicines

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)

Member Health Sciences Policy Council And Different Taskforces

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)


Health Technology Assessment international

Regular Member

Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM)




Rehabilitation Engineering

University of Twente

Biomedical Sciences

Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen


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