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University Medical Center Groningen

dr. H.C.M.L. (Catarina) Rodrigues

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2018- Present: Legal counsel / reserarch contracts at the Legal Department from the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), section Loket Contract Research

2013 – 2021: Member of the Medical Ethics Committee, UMCG

2017- 2021: Member CTc (Centrale ethische Toetsingscommissie, UMCG

2017-Present: External Advisor European Commission, Section of Ethics and Research Integrity.

2013-2018: Research Officer , ERIBA, BSCS, UMCG

2007-2012: PhD Researcher, Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology, UMCG - EuroStec: European Consortium of Soft tissue engineering for congenital birth defects in children.  PhD thesis entitled: ‘Who’s the patient? ethics in and around maternal- fetal surgery.” Promotors: M. Duwell, Utrecht University and P.P. van den Berg, UMCG.

2004: Internship Dept. International Relations and Research Office , University of Pavia, Italy.

2002-2003: Lawyer Trainee , at Dr. Joaquim Gil Law Firm in Coimbra, Portugal.


2012: PhD degree, University of Groningen, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Netherlands. Title thesis: “ who’s the patient? ethics in and around maternal-fetal surgery.”

2006: Master Degree (cum laude), Applied Ethics, Ethics Institute, University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

2004: Bachelor Fundamental Moral Philosophy at the Almo Collegio Borromeo, University of Pavia, Italy.

2003: Master Degree in Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, Portugal (5 year degree – Licenciaat with specialization in Public Law)

1998: High School Humanities Diploma, Coimbra, Portugal.

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