Professor Luc Deliens
Ghent University & Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Luc Deliens, PhD, is Professor of Palliative Care Research and the Founding Director of the multidisciplinary End-of-Life Care Research Group of VUB and Ghent University, and with over 60 staff people, the largest in this domain in Belgium. He is a member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Belgium.

Internationally, he co-chairs the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Research Network and the EAPC Reference Group on Public Health and Palliative Care. He successfully supervised over 40 PhDs in palliative care or end-of-life decision-making and is actually supervising about 25 PhD students. He published over 400 papers in peer-reviewed journals and over 50 book chapters.

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"Palliative care and healthcare utilization at the end of life in people with ALS"