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Mette Hartlev

Mette Hartlev

Director of centre, professor

Current research

  • Participate in interdisciplinary research project: The Genomic History of Denmark
  • Participate in interdisciplinary research project: Governing Obesity
  • Participate in Copenhagen University interdisciplinary UNIK-project: Food, Fitness and Pharma. Her contribution is concerned with regulatory strategies to fight life style diseases such as obesity
  • Member of the legal research centre Welfare and EU Market Integration (Welma). Her research is primarily concerned with right to health in Europe
  • Participate in COST Aktion: Adapting European health systems to diversity (ADAPT)
  • Regulatory strategies in regards to implementation and application of new technologies in the health care services

Teaching

  • Health law
  • Health and human rights
  • Biolaw and bioethics

Fields of interest

  • Health law
  • Patients' rights
  • Public health
  • Health and human rights
  • Biolaw
  • Law, science and technology studies
  • Law and ethics

Primary fields of research

Mette Hartlevs research is focused on legal issues related to the health care services and patients' rights, and to new health technologies such as gene technology. Her current research is especially targeting the following issues:

  • Health law and patient' rights in an integrated Europe
  • Legal aspects of publich health issues
  • Health and human rights
  • Biolaw and biotechnology
  • Law, science and technology studies
  • Law and ethics

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Stigmatisation as a Public Health Tool against Obesity: A Health and Human Rights Perspective

    Hartlev, M. 2014 In : European Journal of Health Law. 21, 4, p. 365-386 22 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  2. Published

    Sundhed og Jura: Sundhedsretlige perspektiver på sundhedsvæsen, sundhedspersoner og patientrettigheder

    Hartlev, M., Hybel, U. & Mortensen, P. B. 2013 København: Djøf / Jurist- og Økonomforbundet. 538 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook

  3. Published

    Healthy Ageing - A Patients' Rights Perspective

    Hartlev, M. 2012 In : European Journal of Health Law. 19, 2, p. 141-155 15 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  4. Published

    Health and Human Rights in Europe

    Toebes, B. C. A. (ed.), Hartlev, M. (ed.), Hendriks, A. (ed.) & Herrmann, J. R. (ed.) 2012 Cambridge - Antwerp - Portland: Intersentia Uitgevers N.V.310 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewAnthology

  5. Published

    The raison d'étre of Nordic Health Law

    Hartlev, M. 2011 Nordic Health Law in a European Context: Welfare State Perspectives on Patients' Rights and Biomedicine. Rynning, E. & Hartlev, M. (eds.). Malmö / Leiden: Liber AB, Ch. 1, p. 49-66 18 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  6. Published

    Sundhed - et frit valg?

    Sundby, A. & Hartlev, M. 2011 Frit valg: Velfærd i den europæiske union. Poulsen, S. T. & Jørgensen, S. (eds.). København: Djøf / Jurist- og Økonomforbundet, p. 181-203 23 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  7. Published

    Frit valg på alle hylder? Ret til hospitalsbehandling i dansk og EU-retlig belysning

    Hartlev, M. & Jacqueson, C. 2011 Frit valg - Velfærd i den Europæiske Union: Velfærd i den Europæiske Union. Troels Poulsen, S. & Jørgensen, S. (eds.). DJØF: Djøf / Jurist- og Økonomforbundet, p. 93-119 27 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  8. Published

    Diversity and Harmonisation. Trends and Challenges in European Health Law

    Hartlev, M. 2010 In : European Journal of Health Law. 17, 1, p. 37-50 14 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

  9. Published

    Banks, Repositories and Registries of Stem Cell Lines: The Challenges to Legal Regulation

    Hartlev, M. 2011 Translational Stem Cell Research: Issues Beyond the Debate on the Moral Status of the Human Embryo. Hug, K. & Hermeren, G. (eds.). New York, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London: Springer Publishing Company, Ch. 10, p. 251-264 14 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewBook chapter

  10. Published

    Embryonic Entitlements: Stem Cell Patenting and the Co-production of Commodities and Personhood

    Hoeyer, K., Nexoe, S., Hartlev, M. & Koch, L. 2009 In : Body & Society. 15, 1, p. 1-24 25 p.

    Publication: Research - peer-reviewJournal article

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