Véronique Cornelissen is funded as a postdoctoral research fellow by Research Foundation Flanders and works at the department of Rehabilitation Sciences. Further, she is an honorary adjunct lecturer of the New England University and an active member of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation. Her research activities focus on physical activity, exercise training and health in patients with cardiovascular risk factors and diseases. She is currently promoter of 4 doctoral projects and has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers and chapters in books.
Roselien Buys is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Rehabilitation Sciences. She is specialized in exercise physiology in internal disease and paediatrics. She is an active member of the European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, the European Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions and an author for the Cochrane Heart Group. Her research activities focus on physical activity, exercise and health for children and adults with internal disease and have resulted in numerous peer-reviewed papers.
Werner Budts is full professor at the Department of Cardiovascular Sciences of KU Leuven in addition to being a cardiologist and Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Disease program at the University Hospitals Leuven. He is member of the Belgian Society of Cardiology, fellow of the European Society of Cardiology, fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a reviewer of high impact journals. He has large clinical and research expertise in cardiology and recently presented a different approach towards exercise prescription which has been very well received. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers and is a successful PhD supervisor.
Jomme Claes is a physiotherapist specialized in internal rehabilitation. During his masters, he especially focused on cardiac rehabilitation with internships in 2nd and 3rd phase cardiac rehabilitation in Belgium, France and the Netherlands. Moreover, for his master’s thesis he participated in a randomized clinical exercise trial in cardiac rehabilitation, the SAINTEX-CAD study. With PATHway, he now starts his career at the department of Cardiovascular Sciences.