Welcome to the personal homepage of
Sander PK Welie, MPsy, JD, PhD
Background Information

Dr. Sander Welie studied law at the University of Maastricht (J.D.), and philosophy and psychology (M.Psy.) at the Radboud University Nijmegen, both in The Netherlands. He attained his doctorate (PhD) from the University of Maastricht.  He is interested in issues at the intersection of these disciplines, such as health law and health care ethics, the therapeutic relationship, legal and clinical decision-making, alternative dispute resolution, and legal theory. The topics addressed by his research include accountability, human rights and hermeneutics. He has published on mental competence, research ethics and juridification.

Through the years he participated in several European research projects (DMIC, EBEPE, EPICC).

He serves as the chairman of a statutory complaint committee and advises in university policy matters

As of 2005, he is also legal counsel at the National Foundation of Patient Advocates in Mental Health Care in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Contact Information

National Foundation of Patient Advocates in Mental Health Care
F.C. Dondersstraat 9
3572 JA  Utrecht, The Netherlands
tel. +31 (0)30-271.83.53
fax +31 (0)30-271.62.56 

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