Inaugural lecture Prof. Manuela Joore

Manuela Joore accepted the position of extraordinary Professor ‘Health technology assessment and decision making’ on September 8th. The title of her inaugural  lecture was: Creating value: bridging science and health policy.

Manuela A. Joore (1971) graduated from Health Policy, Economics and Management (Maastricht University) in 1996. Following her graduation she worked at the Department of Urology of the University Hospital Maastricht. In 1998 she started working at the department which is now known as Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Technology Assessment (KEMTA) of the MUMC+. She got her PhD in Economics in 2002 (Maastricht University) on the topic of health economic evaluation. Since 2006 Manuela has been teaching methods of Health Technology Assessment at Maastricht University and at other organizations. She is the developer and course-coordinator of the 'Cost-effectiveness modelling methods' course of the Health Sciences Research Master. She is a member of the 'Scientific Advisory Committee' of the National Health Care Institute, She is also a member of the 'Expensive Medicines' ('Dure Geneesmiddelen') and 'Rational Pharmacotherapy' ('Goed Gebruik Geneesmiddelen') committees of the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw). She is on the HTA board of the national Centre for Personalised Cancer Treatment. Manuela leads a health economics evidence review group for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in the United Kingdom. She is (co-)author of over 90 peer-reviewed papers and is/was supervisor of 16 PhD students. In 2016 she was appointed extraordinary professor in 'Health Technology Assessment and decision-making' within the research school CAPHRI, FHML.
Manuela Joore