Professor Jan Hartvigsen
Jan Hartvigsen is an internationally leading researcher and research leader in musculoskeletal health.
Professor Hartvigsen worked as scientific consultant for the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2019, and he is currently member of the WHO Guideline Development Group for Primary Chronic Low Back Pain. He was deputy-chair of the landmark Lancet Low Back Pain Series that was published in The Lancet in 2018.
He has authored more than 260 international peer-reviewed publications including 51 systematic reviews or invited reviews in international journals, 38 editorials or commentaries. He has published papers in The Lancet and British Medical Journal. He has authored or co-authored 15 book chapters and reports.
In 2017 he was awarded the “Researcher of the Year” award by the American Chiropractic Association and the “David Chapmann-Smith Honorary Award” by the World Federation of Chiropractic. In 2018 he was awarded the European Chiropractors’ Union Honorary Award.