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Cees Hertogh

Cees M.P.M. Hertogh is professor of geriatric ethics (ethiek van de zorg voor kwetsbare ouderen) at the department of Nursing Home Medicine and the EMGO-Institute of the Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam. He teaches methodology and ethics of care at the medical faculty and the specialist training course for elderly care physicians (GERION). He is also working as an elderly care physician at the Vivium Zorggroep, Naarderheem, Naarden.
His research focuses on ethical issues in the care and treatment of vulnerable older people using empirical research methods (empirical ethics). He has gained expertise in care ethics, qualitative research in ethics, ethical issues in the use of assistive and surveillance technoloy, end-of-life-decision making and euthanasia in patients with dementia, advance care planning and (decisional) capacity (see projects).
He received the ‘Medical Faculty Teaching Award’ for his work on the theory and methodology of nursing home medicine (Functionele Geriatrie, Elzevier/De Tijdstroom, 1999). He is also editor of the Tijdschrift voor Gerontologie en Geriatrie.



Last Updated: Monday 15 March 2010