PhD in Social Health Science (VUB) – promotor: Prof. Dr. Lieve Van den Block
MSc (Res) – Global Health
Rose Miranda (°1986) is a post-doctoral researcher, holding a PhD 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 involved in numerous, large-scale national and international research projects, such as the Horizon Europe-funded international projects aiming to develop and evaluate innovative and sustainable care models, i.e. navigation interventions and person-centred care pathways, for older people with cancer. 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.