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Name Professor Ruud ter Meulen
Job title Emeritus Professor
Department Bristol Medical School (PHS) University of Bristol
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Qualifications MSc, PhD(Nijmegen)
Professional details
Keywords justice in health care
ethics of research
care of older people
evidence-based medicine
Areas of expertise I am particularly interested in justice in health care, the ethics of research, care of older people, and evidence-based medicine. I have directed several international research projects, including large-scale projects funded by the European Commission, and have published extensively in the field of bioethics.

I am the Director of the Centre for Ethics in Medicine. I was educated in psychology (Catholic University of Nijmegen), an area in which I worked for some years, before moving into the field of bioethics. I was previously the Director of the Institute for Bioethics and Professor for Philosophy and Ethics at the University of Maastricht (1995-2005).