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Doctoral School for Health & Life Sciences


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Doctoral School for Health & Life Sciences

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ORGANISATION & MANAGEMENT

The Doctoral School for Health & Life Sciences (DS H&LS) is a joint initiative of

  • the Faculty of Medicine & Life Sciences
  • the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences

The Doctoral School Board consists of members of each faculty (see below). Prof. Dr Sven Hendrix is appointed as director. Prof. Dr Raf Meesen is appointed as vice-director. The doctoral schoolboard is responsible for

  • development of the curriculum (organisation of courses, quality control)
  • evaluation of the individual program of PhD students
  • decisions about possible exceptions

The coordinator of the Doctoral School for Health & Life Sciences, Dr Stefanie Kerkhofs, is responsible for all communication with PhD students and postdocs, as well as for the coordination of all planned activities.

Members of the DS Board

Director Prof. Dr Sven Hendrix
Vice-director Prof. Dr Raf Meesen
Member Prof. Dr Marcel Ameloot
Member Prof. Dr Wilfried Gyselaers
Member Prof. Dr Niels Hellings
Member Prof. Dr Annick Timmermans
PhD representative - Biomedical Sciences Lien Beckers
PhD representative - Medicine Rob Bielen
PhD representative - Rehabilitation Sciences & Physiotherapy Jana De Brandt
PhD representative - Occupational Therapy Els Knippenberg
Postdoc representative - Faculty of Medicine & Life Sciences Dr Bieke Broux
Postdoc representative - Faculty of Rehabilitation Science Dr Ilse Lamers
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Life Sciences Prof. Dr Piet Stinissen
Dean of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences Prof. Dr Peter Feys
Staff scientist BIOMED Dr Kim Pannemans
Coordinator DS H&LS Dr Stefanie Kerkhofs