Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics (CRB)

Ulrik Kihlbom

Ulrik Kihlbom

Associate Professor of Medical Ethics
Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics

Ulrik Kihlbom is associate professor and senior lecturer in medical ethics at the Centre for Research Ethics & Bioethics. He is currently involved in a five-year project looking at how and when to include patient preferences in the life cycle of medical products (PREFER). He is also responsible for the Medical ethics & law program at the Medical school as well as for an advanced level course on public health ethics. In recent years, he has worked with bioethical issues related to reproduction, ethical particularism, family ethics and autonomy.

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

Teaching

PhD supervision

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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