Eva Katharina Masel, MD, PhD, MSc

Clinical Division of Palliative Care, Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Eva Katharina Masel is currently working as an associate professor and senior physician at the Division of Palliative Medicine of the Medical University of Vienna, heads the outpatient clinic of supportive cancer care and is deputy head of the Division of Palliative Medicine at the Medical University of Vienna, which is the leading study centre of the Austrian Palliative Care Study Group (AUPACS). She holds a PhD degree in Mental Health and Behavioural Medicine as well as a Master of Science (MSc) in Palliative Care. Her main research focus is symptom management in patients suffering from incurable and progressive diseases and families facing serious illnesses. Besides quantitative research, she is also engaged in medical humanities and qualitative research. She is an active member of national and international Palliative Care Associations and is on the board of the Austrian Palliative Care Association. Dr. Masel has published several manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, some of them among the top journals in the field of Palliative Care. Besides her scientific activities, Dr. Masel is teaching undergrates as well as medical doctors at the Medical University of Vienna and has qualified as a diploma thesis supervisor and a PhD junior supervisor.

Terms of Appointment: Oct 2019 - Sep 2021