Post-doctoral researcher, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

Staff, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium

Luk Bruyneel is a research fellow at the Leuven Institute for Healthcare Policy at KU Leuven, Belgium. He received a Master’s degree in Nursing in 2008. That year, he joined the Registered Nurse Forecasting (RN4CAST) consortium, which is directed by prof. Walter Sermeus (KU Leuven) and prof. Linda Aiken (University of Pennsylvania). This consortium of 19 countries studies the association between the organization of nursing care, nurse wellbeing and patient outcomes. Luk became passionate about this field of research, with a particular interest in knowledge gaps that result from statistical challenges, and completed his PhD in 2015. During his PhD, he received Master’s degrees in Economic Policy (2013) and Statistics (2015) from KU Leuven. In 2015 he was a visiting scholar at King’s College London, where he worked under the supervision of prof. Anne Marie Rafferty.