Mission and staff

Mission

The University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery conducts research in the field of patient safety (e.g. pressure ulcers, malnutrition), patient education/self-management, advanced practice, family care, care for chronically ill patients, psychiatry, geriatrics, and palliative care. Our mission is to improve qualitative nursing care for patients and their family through evidence-based research (quantitative, qualitative -, and mixed methods).

Contact 

Secretariat: Mrs Els Bourgeois
Ghent University Hospital
Corneel Heymanslaan 10 entrance 42 (building K3, 5th floor)
B-9000 Ghent
Phone 0032 (0)9 332 83 92
Fax 0032 (0)9 332 49 94
E-mail: ucvv@ugent.be
Website: www.ucvvgent.be

Staff members
Professors
  • Prof. em. Mieke Grypdonck
  • Prof. dr. Sofie Verhaeghe
  • Prof. dr. Dimitri Beeckman 
  • Prof. dr. Ann Van Hecke
Visiting Professors
  • Prof. Eddy Deproost
  • Prof. dr. Peter Goossens
  • Prof. dr. Jan Kottner
  • Prof. dr. Zena Moore
  • Prof. dr. Dries Myny
  • Prof. dr. Jill Shawe
  • Prof. dr. Rik Verhaeghe
Assistants
  • Katrien Denys
  • Veerle Duprez
  • Katrin Gillis
  • Régine Goemaes
  • Liesbeth Van Humbeeck
Scientific staff
  • Charlotte Anrys
  • dr. Elien Colman
  • Dorien De Meyer
  • Simon Malfait
  • Benedicte Manderlier
  • Eline Remue
  • Nele Van Damme
  • Joeri Vandewalle
  • Hanne Van Tiggelen
  • Elien Zwaenepoel
Administrative staff
  • Els Bourgeois
Voluntary academic staff
  • Alain Antierens
  • Katleen Baldewijns 
  • Bart Debyser
  • Elsie Decoene
  • Veerle Defloor
  • dr. Liesbet Demarré
  • Denis Goeminne
  • dr. Jolien Goossens
  • Jürgen Magerman
  • dr. Simon Malfait
  • Thomas Raemdonck
  • Melissa Rivière
  • Steven Smet
  • dr. Inge Tency
  • dr. Tina Vandecasteele