Dr Jan Jacques Michiels is a Lifestyle Physician and Medical Doctor, MD, educated in Internal Medicine, Hematology, Bloodcoagulation and Vascular Medicine and graduated as PhD at the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam based on his Thesis Erythromelalgia & Thrombocythemia in 1981. Dr Michiels published more than 400 original manuscripts in peer reviewed international medical journals .
Dr Michiels frequently served as Guest Editor and was the Founder and Editor in Chief of Seminars in Vascular Medicine. Dr Michiels is the Founder of the Thrombocythemia Vera Study Group (TVSG) in 1994, the European Working Group on Myeloproliferative Disorders EWG.MPD in 1998 and Myeloproliferative Neoplasms EWG.MPN in 2006 as scientific working groups of the European Hematology Association: EHA.
Dr. JJ Michiels is the founder and chair of International Collaboration and Academic Research on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: ICAR.MPN in 2015 within the HARMONY project of the EHA to collect big data on MPN to improve health and quality of life of MPN patients.
Dr Jan Jacques Michiels is the founder and scientific director of the Goodheart Institute & Foundation in Nature Medicine & Health, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Freedom of Science and Education, Free University Network: FUN Europe. Dr JJ Michiels is co-founder of the Central European Vascular Forum (CEVF) and allied Thrombosis Hemostasis Research Group. Dr Michiels serves as consultant professor in the Hematology and Bloodcoagulation University Hospital Antwerp with special attention to MPN and was co-founder of the VWF-VWD Research Institute of the Hemostasis Thrombosis Laboratory at the Department of Hematology University Hospital, Antwerp. Dr JJ Michiels serves as consultant professor in Hematology and Bloodcoagulation, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia; consultant to the Dutch Society of Internal Medicine and the Ministery of Health Science and Sport and consultant of quality driven Industrial and Pharmaceutical Medicine. Dr JJ Michiels is a editor in chief of 3 Medical Journals and acts as a Guest Editor on request and by self initiation.
Dr Michiels is active member of the Belgian, Dutch, German and International Societies on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), the European Hematology Association (EHA) and Honory Member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).