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Mette Hartlev

Mette Hartlev

Director of centre, professor

Current research

  • Participate in interdisciplinary research project: PolicyAid
  • Participate in interdisciplinary research project: MeInWe
  • Participate in interdisciplinary research project: EUSTANDS4PM
  • Member of the legal research centre Welfare and EU Market Integration (Welma). Her research is primarily concerned with regulatory strategies in regards to implementation and application of emerging technologies in the health care services, and with patients' right to health in Europe
  • Participate in COST Aktion: Adapting European health systems to diversity (ADAPT)

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.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

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

    Hartlev, M., Hybel, U. & Mortensen, P. B., 2013, København: Djøf Forlag. 538 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Healthy Ageing - A Patients' Rights Perspective

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  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. 310 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  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, p. 49-66 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  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 Forlag, p. 181-203 23 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  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 Forlag, p. 93-119 27 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  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.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  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, p. 251-264 14 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  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.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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