Welcome Prof. Maarten J. IJzerman

Professor Maarten J. IJzerman, Chair of Cancer Health Services Research to the Centre for Health Policy. This prestigious position has been established by the University of Melbourne and Western Health, as part of their contribution to the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC). Prof. IJzerman commences his appointment this week and will be located at VCCC and in the Centre for Health Policy. He will lead health services research to produce new knowledge on existing healthcare systems to develop improvements in access to value-based cancer health services. His research program will focus on health outcomes for cancer patients by integrating multidisciplinary research findings and evidence-based interventions into healthcare policy and practice. Professor IJzerman will also continue his collaborations with European research institutions.