Lieve Peremans is associated professor General Practice in the University of Antwerp. She is also responsible for the education in qualitative research in the Master Nursing and Midwifery. She works parttime as GP in a group practice in the city of Antwerp ( She does research in social oriented research domains as care for older people, older people and child maltreatment, practiceorganisation (workforce).Her expertise is focused on qualitative research and quality improvement.  She is member of Qualua (expertise centre on qualitative research) and she gives courses in Belgium and abroad. She is coordinator of the course general practice/geriatry in the second master. Further she is involved in the interuniversity program for general practice (ICHO). Here she coordinates the masterproofs for the University of Antwerp. Since 2010 she is national representative for Belgium in the European General Practitioners Research Network. She is vice-chair of the Erkenningscommissie voor Huisartsen and is since 2015 member of the Planningscommittee for health care professions in Belgium.