Sara Willems

Sara Willems

Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Phone: +32 9 332 39 84

Research themes: Health care | Discrimination | People 'on the move' | Education

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Sara Willems leads the research group on equity in (primary) health care. This interdisciplinary research group leads or partners in numerous national and international research projects on the relation between health care organisation and equity in access to care, treatment and outcomes of care; and the buffering effect of social capital in the relation between social status and health inequity. Publication list: Sara Willems is involved in the development and the implementation of the educational tracks “health equity and diversity" in the medical program at Ghent University. Sara Willems is involved in the design and implementation of several local community health projects and is often consulted by local health authorities. She is chief executive officer of “WGC Watersportbaan”, a community health centre in one of the deprived areas in Ghent.


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