PhD in Social Health Science (VUB) – promotor: Prof. Dr. Lieve Van den Block
MSc (Res) – Global Health
Rose Miranda is a post-doctoral fellow of the FWO (Research Foundation Flanders) which is the most competitive national research funding agency in Belgium. She holdsa PhD degree in Social Health Science that she obtained within INDUCT, a prestigious and highly-competitive European Union-funded Marie-Skłodowska Curie Actions Innovative Training Network. Her PhD thesis focuses on multi-country descriptive and interventional research on palliative care for older people with dementia. Further, she holds a Research Master in Global Health and an Honour’s Bachelor in Health Science degrees from VU University Amsterdam, the Netherlands and a Nursing bachelor degree from the Philippines. She also had practical experience working as a nursing aid in the Netherlands. Currently, she is also involved in numerous, large-scale national and international research projects aiming to develop and evaluate innovative and sustainable care models for older people, including those with dementia (FWO post-doctoral fellowship project), cancer (Horizon Europe project) and other life-limiting illnesses. She is also a core member of the European Association for Palliative Care Reference Group on Ageing and Palliative Care. In the past, she was a dementia researcher within PACE “Palliative Care for Older People”, a collaborative research project involving 12 EU partners, funded under the EU FP7 Health programme.