Ulrik Kihlbom

Ulrik Kihlbom

Ulrik Kihlbom

Associate Professor of Medical Ethics
Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics

Ulrik Kihlbom is is associate professor and senior lecturer in medical ethics at the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics. He works mainly on bioethical issues related to patients’ perspective and decision-making, methodology and ethical particularism. He is currently work package lead in the three year project MEET-AML, as well as in the five-year project looking at how and when to include patient preferences in the life cycle of medical products (PREFER). He lectures at various courses at the Medical school as well as for an advanced level course on public health ethics. He is also member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services (SBU) and in the ethics committee for the European research infrastructure for Personalised Medicine EATRIS PLUS.

E-mail: Ulrik.Kihlbom@crb.uu.se
Phone: +46 18 471 6233


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Medical ethics, decision-making and patient preferences

Health care and drug development raises several philosophical questions that require practical solutions: How can patients become informed enough to answer questions in a way that is meaningful? How do we make genetic risk information understandable and meaningful? Here, Ulrik Kihlbom reflects on what happens at the intersection of philosophy and empirical work.

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Ulrik Kihlbom
Ulrik Kihlbom
Last modified: 2022-02-01