Research Assistant (Prof. Dr. Gisela Michel)

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Projects of the Health and Social Behaviour Team


Eddy Carolina is a Medical Doctor from Colombia. She earned her degree as General Physician (Cum Laude) at the Nueva Granada Military University in Bogotá, Colombia, continuing her clinical work at the Paediatrics Department in a public hospital in the same city. She completed her specialization in Paediatrics in 2017, at the Fundacion Universitaria Sanitas, Bogotá. Since then, she has been working as a general paediatrician with a special interest in the holistic needs of the patients and their families. Currently, Carolina is part of Professor Gisela Michel’s team, working as a PhD student at the University of Lucerne since September 2019. Her PhD project focuses on the needs and desires of bereaved parents in palliative- bereavement care in Paediatric Oncology. Carolina has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 801076.