Philippe Coucke

Head of radiation therapy

Dr Coucke Philippe is born in Ghent in 1959.

He accomplished his medical degree at the State University of Ghent Belgium in 1984, and was trained in radiation oncology at the University Hospital of Ghent and Besançon in France. He became senior member of the staff at the University Hospital in Lausanne (CHUV), Switzerland where he obtained the Academical degree of “Privat Docent & Maître d’Enseigment et de Recherche”. In 2005, he was appointed as head of the Department of Radiotherapy at Hopital Maisonneuve Rosemont, Montreal Canada and as Clinical Professor at the University of Montreal. In 2006, he took over the leadership of the Department of Radiotherapy at the University Hospital in Liège and became Professor of Radiation Therapy at the same university.

More recently, he has a special interest in the link between disruptive technology and  societal changes.