Jos Kleijnen MD PhD

Jos Kleijnen is the Founding Director and owner of Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd. Following his graduation from medical school, he pursued a career as a clinical epidemiologist and has a wealth of experience in conducting and disseminating systematic reviews and other research.


He is a member of various steering groups and advisory committees related to systematic reviews and health technology assessment. He was the founding Director of the Dutch Cochrane Centre (1994-1998); Professor and Director of the Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at the University of York, UK (1998-2005); Clinical Professor at the Joanna Briggs Institute at the University of Adelaide, Australia (2011-2016); and is a member of several Methods Working Groups of the Cochrane Collaboration.


Jos teaches in courses on systematic reviews and EBM in several countries, including Sweden, Poland, the Netherlands and the UK. He was the external examiner of the MSc course International Health Technology Assessment, Pricing and Reimbursement at the University of Sheffield (2016-2019).


He also is Professor of Systematic Reviews in Health Care at the School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht University, The Netherlands.



Tel:  +44 (0)1904 727981