Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. Jochen Vollmann

Director, Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine
Ruhr-University Bochum
Malakowturm
Markstraße 258a
44799 Bochum
Germany

Tel | +49 (0)234 32-23394
Fax | +49 (0)234 32-14205

jochen.vollmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.deImages

Research interests

  • ethics and history of informed consent and capacity assessment
  • concept and empiricism of capacity assessment
  • end-of-life decision-making
  • advance directive
  • brain death criteria in transplantation medicine
  • ethics in psychiatry
  • empirical medical ethics
  • personalized medicine
  • medical professionalism
  • clinical ethics committees and clinical ethics consultation