Wim Groot

Academic Associate – Professor


Wim Groot is an Academic Associate – Professor at the University of Nicosia Medical School.

Prof Groot is Professor of Health Economics at the Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences since 1998 and Professor of Evidence Based Education at the School of Business and Economics since 2008, both at Maastricht University. Between 2015 and 2019 he was also Professor of Evidence Based Education and Labor Market Policy at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam.  In 1986 he received a M.A. degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam and in 1992 a Ph.D degree in Economics from the same university.

Between 2007 and 2015 he was a crown member of the Council of Public Health and Health Care (Raad voor de Volksgezondheid en Zorg, RVZ), the main advisory council for the minister of health in the Netherlands. He is currently a member of the board of governance (RVT) of the Dutch Patient Federation (Patientenfederatie), a member of the ZoNMW committees  ‘Outcome-related care’ (‘Uitkomstgerichte Zorg’), ‘Outcome-related organising and paying for health care’ (‘Uitkomstgerichte Organiseren en Betalen’) and ‘Evaluation Citrien Fund’ (‘evaluatie Citrienfonds’), chairman of the NWO-Vidi and Veni committees ‘Law and Governance’ and ‘Economics and Business Economics’. He is member of the Advisory Board Health Care of the ING Bank and until 2021 he was chairman of the expert panel of the National Federation of Cancer Patient Organizations (NFK), He was a consultant for various ministries and the province of Limburg in the Netherlands and for organizations like the  European Commission, OECD and the Worldbank. He is currently a consultant for the Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation on medical education reform in the Ukraine.

He has published more than 340 papers in international scientific journals. Until 2022, he successfully supervised more than 50 PhD students. He was a columnist for Het Financieele Dagblad, Algemeen Dagblad, Zorgvisie, Avanta en HO Management. He is currently a columnist for the Observant and frequently writes for Wynia’s Week.

In 2004 he obtained an honorary doctorate from the National University of Kiyv-Mohyla Academy in the Ukraine.

For more information, see: http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/web/Institutes/HealthServicesResearch/GrootWim.htmhttps://cris.maastrichtuniversity.nl/en/persons/wim-groot and Researchgate:  http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wim_Groot or https://research.com/scientists-rankings/economics-and-finance/nl or on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wim-groot-15452844/

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