Prof Dr Jan Hamers (J.P.H.)

Jan Hamers is a Full Professor of Care of Older People. He is the founder and chairman of the Living Lab in Ageing and Long-Term Care, which is a sustainable and successful formal collaboration between research, teaching and organizations providing long-term care.


Hamers and his group conduct unique research on the interface of different disciplines such as nursing science, gerontology, health sciences, (old age) medicine, psychology, data-science, technology and service science. Team science is the backbone of almost all research activities which result in both a strong scientific and societal impact. Hamers and his group are also highly involved in different education programs. His educational activities are characterized by developing and implementing innovative teaching methods and by integrating scientific research and education.