Leen Maes (PhD)
Professor Dr. L. Maes is assistant professor at the department of Rehabilitation Sciences of the Ghent University. During her PhD, she optimized the vestibular test protocol and gained expertise in the administration and interpretation of these tests. Professor Maes also collaborated with Dr. A. De Kegel for her doctoral thesis, which has resulted in several publications concerning vestibular and motor disorders in hearing-impaired children. She is co-promotor in the doctoral research of Drs. C. Dhondt on vestibular and motor testing in children with a congenital cytomegalovirus infection and promotor in the doctoral research of Drs. S. Martens within the current project. Professor Maes is also assigned as scientific employee at the Ghent University Hospital, where she has implemented her expertise in pediatric vestibular testing as standard of care at the audiology department.