- Keywords:Social medicine, public health and health care sciences
- Disciplines:Cognitive aging, Developmental psychology and aging not elsewhere classified, Gerontology and geriatrics not elsewhere classified
- Users of research expertise:
Ellen Gorus has a Master in Clinical Psychology and Gerontology and a PhD in Gerontology. She teaches on psychological aspects of ageing (life cycle, psychogeriatrics, assessment, …). She also works as a clinical psychologist in the Geriatric dayhospital of UZ Brussel, where she is responsible for the cognitive and emotional assessment of geriatric patients.
Her research activities are primarily aimed at the early detection of Alzheimer's disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment, active ageing in frail elderly, psychosocial aspects of physical activity in frail elderly, …