Welcome to Postdoctoral Researcher Mélanie Mader


Published: 5Jan2011

The McGill Research Group on Health and Law (RGHL) is pleased to announce that Dr. Mélanie Mader has joined the Faculty of Law as a Postdoctoral Researcher for one year, starting this January.

Dr. Mader brings to the RGHL an extensive background in public health, health law and ethics, and medical liability. Dr. Mader recently obtained her Ph.D. from University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland.  Her dissertation, titled Le don d'organes entre gratuité et modèles de récompense : quels instruments étatiques face à la pénurie d'organes?, focused on regimes governing compensation for organ donation, and has very recently been published as a book (Collection neuchâteloise, Helbing Lichtenhahn, 2010).

Dr. Mader also holds an LL.M. from Cambridge University and a law degree from the University of Neuchâtel. Before joining McGill, she was a visiting researcher at the University of Montreal's Centre de recherche en droit public.

Mélanie Mader has also served as a member of municipal parliament in the Swiss municipality of Köniz, and is fluent in French, English and German.


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