Dr Jan van der Scheer
Jan van der Scheer is a 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). Jan has also carried out post-doctoral research at Wakayama Medical University (Japan), and is a Visiting Fellow to Loughborough University.
Jan has a background in the co-production of pragmatic trials, systematic reviews and clinical guidelines together with researchers, clinicians, patients and other stakeholders. He is particularly interested in creating research and implementation models for sustainable improvements of healthcare systems. Jan’s current work focuses on creating a core set of quality indicators for perioperative care together with NHS staff, patients and other stakeholders. The methodologies underpinning this work, such as frameworks for developing core outcome sets and citizen science, may also be of use for other care pathways.