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

Teaching

PhD supervision

Recently in the media

Recent publications

  • Dawson, Angus; Isaacs, David; Jansen, Menlanie; Jordens, Christopher et al.

    An Ethics Framework for Making Resource Allocation Decisions Within Clinical Care: Responding to COVID-19

    Part of Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 2020.

  • Matar, Amal; Höglund, Anna T; Segerdahl, Pär; Kihlbom, Ulrik

    Autonomous decisions by couples in reproductive care

    Part of BMC Medical Ethics, 2020.

    Open access
  • Matar, Amal; Höglund, Anna T; Segerdahl, Pär; Kihlbom, Ulrik

    Autonomous decisions by couples in reproductive care

    Part of BMC Medical Ethics, 2020.

    Open access
  • Kihlbom, Ulrik; Munthe, Christian

    Healthcare Decisions

    Part of What About the Family?, 2019.

  • Veldwijk, Jorien; Groothuis-Oudshoorn, Catharina G. M.; Kihlbom, Ulrik; Langenskiöld, Sophie et al.

    How psychological distance of a study sample in discrete choice experiments affects preference measurement: a colorectal cancer screening case study

    Part of Patient Preference and Adherence, p. 273-282, 2019.

    Open access
  • Schölin Bywall, Karin; Veldwijk, Jorien; Hansson, Mats G.; Kihlbom, Ulrik

    Patient Perspectives on the Value of Patient Preference Information in Regulatory Decision Making: A Qualitative Study in Swedish Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Part of Patient, p. 297-305, 2019.

    Open access
  • Russo, Selena; Jongerius, Chiara; Faccio, Flavia; Pizzoli, Silvia F.M. et al.

    Understanding Patients' Preferences: A Systematic Review of Psychological Instruments Used in Patients' Preference and Decision Studies

    Part of Value in Health, p. 491-501, 2019.

    Open access
  • Whichello, Chiara; Soekhai, Vikas; Levitan, Bennett; Veldwijk, Jorien et al.

    Compendium of methods for measuring patient preferences in medical treatment

    Part of Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, p. 517-518, 2018.

    Open access
  • Renzi, Chiara; Provencal, Nadine; Bassil, Katherine C; Evers, Kathinka et al.

    From Epigenetic Associations to Biological and Psychosocial Explanations in Mental Health.

    Part of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, p. 299-323, 2018.

  • Kihlbom, Ulrik

    Genetic risk and value

    Part of Journal of Risk Research, p. 222-235, 2018.

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