Professor Meurs has been a member of the Supervisory Board of the University of Amsterdam since 26 August 2016. She was appointed by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science until 26 August 2020. Meurs is a member of the Audit Committee of the Supervisory Board.
Pauline Meurs (1953) is a sociologist and professor of Health Care Governance at the Institute of Health Policy & Management (iBMG) at Erasmus University Rotterdam. She is the scientific director of the Erasmus Centre for Health Care Management, which offers postgraduate and executive programmes for executive staff, professionals, managers and supervisory officers of health care organisations.
Since 1 January 2016, she has also been chair of the Dutch Council for Public Health and Society, the strategic advisory body which advises the government and parliament on themes related to health care and society.
From June 2007 to February 2013, Meurs was a member of the Dutch Senate and from September 2007 to May 2015 she was chair of the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw), responsible for research and innovation in health care. She was a member of the Dutch Safety Board from February 2013 to July 2014 and a member of the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) from 1998 to 2008.