'We don’t know when we are going to die, but we can prepare and we can overcome fears by timely talking about it. About CPR and how you want to spend your last days on earth.'
Daisy J.A. Janssen, obtained her medical degree cum laude in 2003. Afterwards, she completed her training in elderly care medicine and palliative care. She obtained her Ph.D. on palliative care needs of patients with advanced chronic organ failure Cum Laude in 2012 at the Maastricht University in The Netherlands.
Currently, she is working at CIRO in Horn, the Netherlands as an elderly care physician and palliative care physician taking care of patients with advanced chronic lung diseases. Her research is embedded in CIRO and in the Centre of Expertise for Palliative care at the Maastricht University Medical Centre+ in Maastricht in the Netherlands.
Daisy is a frequent lecturer. She is member of several taskforces of the European Association for Palliative Care and committee member of the Dutch ZonMw committee “Palliantie”. In 2014 her work was rewarded with the second price of the Early Researcher Award of the European Association for Palliative Care.
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