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Prof. dr. Job van Boven is a health economics & real-world drug outcomes expert specialized in lung diseases. He is the founding director of the Medication Adherence Expertise Center Of the northern Netherlands (MAECON) and Chair of the 39 country European Network to Advance Best Practices & Technology on Medication Adherence (ENABLE) COST Action. He leads the research group on Cost-effective Drug Use at the University Medical Center Groningen and is Principal Investigator at the Groningen Research Institute for Asthma and COPD (GRIAC). His PharmD and PhD were obtained at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands), with a thesis on the cost-effectiveness of adherence enhancing interventions in patients with COPD. After his PhD research, he completed fellowships at the University of Colorado (USA), Monash University (Australia) and the Hospital Universitario Son Espases (Spain). He is (co)author of >120 scientific publications, supervisor of 10 PhD students and received several research prices & grants (totaling > €6 million).


Director Medication Adherence Expertise Center of the northern Netherlands
Work place:
University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands
Postal address: Hanzeplein 1 (Internal postcode AP50), 9700 RB, Groningen, Netherlands
e-mail:  j.f.m.van.boven@umcg.nl