Jan Mainz, MD, PhD, MPA

Clinical Professor, Clinical Medicine

Aalborg University

Aalborg, Denmark

Dr. Jan Mainz is a professor of Health Services Research at Aalborg University Hospital, Psychiatry, Center for Clinical Health Services Research. He currently acts as Executive Director of Psychiatry in Northern Denmark, and is an affiliated Professor at University of Southern Denmark.

Since 2002, Dr. Mainz has represented Denmark in the OECD Working Party on Quality and Outcome sand the OECD Bureau, PaRIS Working Party. From 2002 to 2015, Dr. Mainz was Chairman of The Nordic Minister Council Project on Indicators Monitoring in the six Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland and Denmark).  From 1999 to 2005 he was President of The Danish Society for Quality in health care, and from 2003 to 2005 he was the President of The European Society for Quality in Health.

His main research topics relate to health services, focusing on quality improvement and quality management, performance and outcome measurement, quality monitoring and patient empowerment. He has published more than 150 papers in scientific journals and has contributed to more 25 books.

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