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
As of 2005, he is also
legal counsel at the National Foundation of Patient Advocates in Mental
Health Care in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Foundation of Patient Advocates in Mental Health Care
3572 JA Utrecht, The Netherlands
tel. +31 (0)30-271.83.53
fax +31 (0)30-271.62.56