ELSI Advisory Group (ELSIag)

The Ethical, Legal and Social Implications advisory group (ELSIag) addresses ethical, legal and social issues that SPHN will face.

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The ELSI Advisory Group is composed of experts from various relevant fields such as bioethics, life sciences law, social sciences.

It also includes representatives of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS), swissethics, and patient advocacy groups.

Members

Andrea-Büchler_Duplex_cmyk

Prof. Andrea Büchler

Private and comparative law
(UZH)
Susanne-Driessen_Duplex_cmyk

Dr. med. Susanne Driessen

Research ethics
(swissethics)
Jacques-Fellay_Duplex_cmyk

Prof. Jacques Fellay

Genomics, Clinical Science
(CHUV/EPFL)
David_Haerry_Duplex_cmyk

David Haerry

Patient advocacy
(EUPATI)
Samia-Hurst_Duplex_cmyk

Prof. Samia Hurst

Bioethics
(UNIGE)
Beat-Rudin_Duplex_cmyk

Prof. Beat Rudin

Data protection
(Privatim)
Michelle-Salathé_Duplex_cmyk

Michelle Salathé

Bioethics, health law
(SAMS)
Effy-Vayena_Duplex_cmyk

Prof. Effy Vayena

Bioethics, health policy
Chairperson of the ELSIag
(ETHZ)

Ex officio members

Caroline_Brall_neu

Dr. Caroline Brall

Public health ethics, research ethics, ethics education
(ETH Zurich)
Adrien_Lawrence_Duplex_cmyk

Dr. Adrien Lawrence

Managing Director SPHN
&nbsp
(SAMS)

Former members

  • Cyrill Berger, Data protection law (Office of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner)
  • Dorothée Caminiti, Health law, bioethics, policy (ex officio)
  • Prof. Annegret Hannawa, Patient safety, communication science (Università della Svizzera italiana)
  • Ursula Koch, Patient advocacy (Krebsliga)
  • Thomas H. Meier, Data protection law (Office of the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner)
  • Prof. Francesco Panese, Studies of the relations between science, medicine and society (University of Lausanne)
  • Prof. Brigitte Tag, Health law, human subject research act (University of Zurich)
  • Prof. Jacques de Werra, Internet, information and IP laws (University of Geneva)
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