Luc DeliensBA, MA, MSc, PhD
Luc Deliens (MA Sociology, MSc Human Ecology, PhD Health Sciences) is Full Professor of Palliative Care Research at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Ghent University. Since 2000, he is Director of the End-of-Life Care Research Group of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Ghent University, Belgium. Between 2005 and 2014 he was Professor of Public Health and Palliative Care at the EMGO+
Institute, VU University Medical Centre, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Since 2000 in Brussels, he has gradually developed a unique multidisciplinary research team of about 40 researchers with a clinical (oncologists, geriatricians, general practitioners, nurses, clinical psychologists), as well as a social sciences (sociological, psychological, health sciences and ethics) background (www.endoflifecare.be). He has successfully supervised 36 PhDs and is currently supervising more than 20 PhD students.