Prof. Dr. Tanja Henking, LL.M. (Medical Law), has been a Professor of Health Law, Medical Law and Criminal Law at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt since 2015. She also heads the Institute for Applied Social Sciences there. She was previously the head of the junior research group "Ethics and Law of Modern Medicine" at the Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, Ruhr University Bochum. Her research interests include legal issues at the beginning and end of life, the rights of people with mental illness, with a particular focus on compulsory treatment and coercive measures, and issues of capacity to consent. Numerous publications and lectures on this topic have already resulted from her work. She is also concerned with digitalization and artificial intelligence in the context of medical care and mental illness in particular.
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Professor of Health Law, Medical Law and Criminal Law