Dr Jan van der Scheer
Senior Research Associate
Jan van der Scheer is a Senior Research Associate at THIS Institute.
Jan has an MSc in human movement sciences from the VU University Amsterdam and a PhD in medical sciences from the University of Groningen (the Netherlands). He has previously held positions at Loughborough University and the University of British Columbia (Canada).
One of Jan’s key research interests lies in creating research and implementation models for sustainable improvements of healthcare systems using co-production and consensus-building methods. Work of Jan has for example focused on the Avoiding Brain Injury in Childbirth (ABC) programme, which aims to support maternity services to adopt improved clinical practices by providing co-designed, national clinical protocols and tools backed by multi-professional training and a safety culture toolkit.