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Prof. dr. mr. J.K.M. Gevers

Position
Other
Specialisation
health law
Focus of research
  • Health legistlation
  • Medical law
  • Patient rights
  • Genetic testing and screening
  • Law and ethics of medical research 
  • Professional standard
  • Medical liability
  • Legal aspects of new technologies
Key publications
  • Ploem MC, Retèl VP, Linn SC, van Boven HH, Schmidt MK, de Jong JP, Gevers JK, van Harten WH, Tumour tissue: who is in control?. LANCET ONCOL 2010;11 (1):9-11 [PubMed]
  • Bovenberg J, Meulenkamp T, Smets E, Gevers S. Always expect the unexpected. Legal and social aspects of reporting biobank research results to individual research participants. Nijmegen: Center for Society and Genomics; 2009. 88p. ISBN 978-90-79533-03-9 (CSG-reports; 2)
  • Gevers S, Health law in Europe: from the present to the future. EUR J HEALTH LAW 2008;15 (3):261-272 [PubMed]
  • Onwuteaka-Philipsen BD, Gevers JKM, van der Heide A, van Delden JJM, Pasman HRW, Rientjens JAC, Rurup ML, Buiting HM, Hanssen-de Wolf JE, Janssen AGJM, van der Maas PJ, Deerenberg IM, Prins CJM. Evaluatie Wet toetsing levensbeëindiging op verzoek en hulp bij zelfdoding. Den Haag: ZonMw; 2007. 311p. ISBN 978 90 5763 092 7 (Programma evaluatie regelgeving; 23)
  • Leenen HJJ, Gevers JKM, Legemaate J. Handboek gezondheidsrecht. Deel I Rechten van mensen in de gezondheidszorg. Houten: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum; 2007. 386p. ISBN 978 90 313 5151 0
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Curriculum Vitae

Sjef Gevers (1945) has university degrees in law (1970) and sociology (1972).

Professional career:

1970-1972 teacher in law and economics at the Hogere Zeevaartschool (Amsterdam)

1973-1976 assistant professor at the Faculty of Law (Utrecht University)

1977-1979 assistant professor at the Faculty of Medicine (Free University)

1979-1981 post graduate at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy) preparing doctorate in comparative and european law (PhD at University of Amsterdam, 1982; thesis: Worker participation in health and safety at work in the member states of the EU)

1981- 2010  employed at dpt. Social Medicine/AMC, first as associate professor, since 1992 as professor of health law

1989-.2010  professor of health law at the Faculty of Law (University of Amsterdam)

 

Research programmes

Prof. dr. mr. J.K.M. Gevers (Health Law)

Faculty
Prof. dr. mr. J.K.M. Gevers

Postdocs
Dr. mr. M.C. Ploem

Other research related activities
  • Board of directors / Trustees / Supervisory board, Zaans Medisch Centrum
  • Membership of medical or scientific committee, Central Disciplinary Court
  • Membership of medical or scientific committee, GR (GezondheidsRaad, Dutch Health Council)
  • Membership of medical or scientific committee, Council civil-military health care and research (RZO)
  • Membership of advisory board / Consultant, DLA Piper, law firm
  • Membership of editorial board / Editorship, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH LAW