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Koen Pardon

Koen Pardon

Prof. of Palliative Care in People with Cancer, Academic staff
+32 475 50 25 05


MSc, PhD - Psychologist

Koen Pardon, born May 19, 1969 (Leuven, Belgium), is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist (KUL), a candidate in law (VUB) and a postgraduate in business administration (Ehsal). During the period 1994-1998, he worked as a psychologist in the psychiatric university hospital of Kortenberg and in a mental health service in Antwerp. From 1998 until 2000 he was a staff member of the ‘Nationaal Verbond van Socialistische Mutualiteiten’ and from 2000 to 2006 he worked as a staff member and press officer of the federal government ministers of social affairs, employment and egovernment. Since 2007 he is associated as a researcher at the End-of-Life Care Research group of the VUB and the University of Ghent. He and his wife Sara Vercauteren have two fantastic children, Tess and Liv.


Brussels Health Campus VUB
Laarbeeklaan 103
1090 Brussels