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Members & Expertise

In a multidisciplinary setting, the members of Groningen Centre for Health Law work on a variety of different topics related to international health law. Ranging from our key expertise in tobacco control and access to medicines and medicine regulation, to issues like reproductive health, vulnerability and migration, accountability, and climate change. See below an overview of the team including a brief overview of individual expertise areas and contact information.

Members GCHL

Faculty of Law
Prof. Brigit Toebes

Professor, Health Law in a Global Context

Dr. Jozef H.H.M.  Dorscheidt

Assistant Professor in health law at the Faculty of Law and UMCG

Meaghan Beyer, LLM PhD Candidate, project Noncommunicable Diseases and Healthy Diets
Michelle Bruijn, LLM PhD Lecturer and researcher in the project novel smoke-free policies
Mr. drs. Thom Geertsema

Dierenarts en docent/onderzoeker Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Marlies Hesselman, LLM Lecturer and researcher, international law, climate, environment
Prof. Tokuko Munesue, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Waseda University, Tokyo; visiting professor at GHLG from August 2021- August 2022

David Patterson, LLM, MSc PhD Candidate and legal consultant, project climate change
Natalie Abrokwa, LLM PhD candidate, project mental health
Dr Katerina Tsampi Assistant Professor and Post-doc researcher, project novel smoke-free policies
Mr. Pepijn Tukker

Lecturer IT Law with an interest in the effects and role of technology on (the right to) health

Dr. Heleen Weyers

Assistant Professor Theory of Law, Regulation of medical behavior that potentially shortens life

Ratna Juwita, LLM, MH PhD candidate, expertise in anti-corruption, health and human rights (supervisors: Brus and Hallo de Wolf)
Jamie Behrendt, LLM PhD candidate in energy law, editor-in-chief GCHL Blog and Student Blog
Dominique Mollet, LLM PhD candidate in oral child health (supervisors: Toebes and Manton); editor, GHLG Blog and Student Blog

Ben Cave, MSc

PhD candidate, expertise in Health Impact Assessment and health in environmental assessment (supervisors: Vanclay and Toebes)

Li (Sophia) Xi Visiting PhD candidate, definition of 'informed consent' in health law, Hunan University, Changsa, China
Prof David Manton Professor of Paediatric Dentistry, with a focus on Cariology - joint project on oral child health
Dr Regien Biesma Associate Professor, Global maternal and child health; UMCG Global Health
Gema Ocana, LLM PhD Candidate and Senior Advisor in EU research affairs
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