Philip Moons Inducted as Honorary Professor in UCT's Department of Paediatrics and Child Health

21 Feb 2018
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21 Feb 2018

We are pleased to announce that Philip Moons, Professor of Healthcare and Nursing Science in the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Leuven, Belgium and visiting Professor in the Institute of Health and Care Sciences at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden has recently been inducted as an honorary Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Philip Moons received his Master’s degree in nursing science from the University of Leuven in 1995 and obtained his PhD in 2004 from the same university. He has published more than 260 articles in international, peer-reviewed journals and presented over 290 abstracts at national and international conferences.

Professor Moons is mainly involved in outcome and quality of life research in congenital heart disease. He both developed and implemented the role of advanced practice nursing in the adult congenital heart disease program at the University Hospitals of Leuven. He has also coordinated large-scale implementation projects on discharge management, however, the spearhead of his research is in ‘Transition and Care’. To this end he is a collaborator on the Adole 7C study which is an international research project that aims to identify risk factors for care gaps among adolescents with complex chronic conditions.