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Research interests

Maarten IJzerman is Dean of Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management and Professor of Cancer Health Services Research in Erasmus University. He also is (fractional) Professor in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health and University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research. 

Maarten studied biomedical sciences (Radboud University Nijmegen) and received his PhD in biomedical engineering (University of Twente).

In his research he takes a systems approach to health (technology) innovation and cancer management. He leads work in genomics enable precision oncology including improving cancer outcomes across the whole episode of care. Current initiatives aim to promote access to cancer care across the globe, with an emphasis on global health challenges and healthcare sustainability.  

Maarten is an INSEAD alumnus (International Directors Program, Singapore) and received certificates from University of York (Health Economics) and Colombia University (Corporate Finance) and serves as a non-executive board member in the non-profit sector.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

External positions

Professor of cancer health services research, The University of Melbourne

31 May 0001 → …


  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
  • H Social Sciences (General)


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