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EllenGorus

Ellen Gorus

Professor, Academisch personeel
+32 2 477 42 06

Biography

 

Master in Clinical Psychology (2000)

Master in Gerontology (2002)

PhD in Gerontological Sciences (2007)

 

Onderwijs:

Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy

Course titular:

Inleiding tot de biologische, sociale en psychologische gerontology [Introduction tot he biological, social and psychological gerontology]. (Master in Management, Zorg en Beleid in de Gerontologie)

Psychological fundaments of ageing. (Research Master in Gerontological Sciences)

 

Co-titular:

Systematic literature review Part I. (Research Master in Gerontological Sciences)

Systematic literature review Part II. (Research Master in Gerontological Sciences)

Master thesis Part I. (Research Master in Gerontological Sciences)

 

Onderzoek:

Research domains:

Cognitive frailty

Active Ageing (in frail older persons)

eHealth and older persons

 

Research groups:

Frailty in Ageing (FRIA)

Ageing and Pathology

IRP Gerontopole Brussels: Centre of Expertise of Gerontology

 

PhD students

Running

Roberta Vella-Azzopardi. Early determinants of frailty in community dwelling oldest old (80+). Promotoren: Beyer I, Gorus E, Van den Noortgate N (UGent) en Petrovic M (UGent).Joint PhD

 

Axelle Costenoble. Early functional and psychosocial markers of frailty in the oldest old. Promotoren: De Vriendt P, Gorus E, Verté D.

 

Samantha Dequanter. Knowledge and perceptions of eHealth solutions for older persons with mild cognitive problems and their informal caregivers. Promotoren: Buyl R, Gorus E. FWO bilaterale onderzoekssamenwerking met Canada.

 

Mary Edna Lamnteh. The relevance of the advanced activities of daily living (a-ADL) tool to the older Sub-Saharan African (SSA) and other older migrant populations in Belgium. Promotoren: De Vriendt P, Gorus E

 

Completed

Patricia De Vriendt (VUB, 2012). The usefulness of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in geriatric assessment. Promotoren: Mets T en Gorus E.

 

Veerle Baert (VUB, 2015). Motivators and barriers for physical activity in the oldest old. Promotoren: Bautmans I en Gorus E.

 

Lien Van Malderen (VUB, 2016). Active Ageing within the residential care setting. Promotoren Gorus E, Mets T en Verté D. FWO-mandaat

 

Elise Cornelis (VUB, 2019). The development of an evaluation for activities of daily living (ADL), based on the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, as a diagnostic instrument in the geriatric population. Promotoren: De Vriendt P en Gorus E.

 

Locatie

Professor
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Laarbeeklaan 103
1090 Jette