Radboud university medical centre, Department of Anesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Medicine, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Yvonne Engels was a midwife for 18 years. She studied health sciences and performed a doctorate in assessing and improving the organization of primary care settings. Since 2006 she is involved in palliative care and in cancer pain. She leads a research group on these topicsat the department of anesthesiology, pain and palliative medicine of the Radboud university medical center. She leads the FP7 IMPACT project, and several RCTs on early palliative care. She lives in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.