9º Congresso Mundial de Informação em Saúde e Bibliotecas

Salvador, Bahia - Brasil, 20 a 23 de setembro de 2005


4ª Reunião de Coordenação Regional da BVS

19 e 20 de setembro de 2005

Petra Wilson

Vice-Diretora, European Health Management Association  - Bélgica

Dr. Petra Suzanna Wilson

 Institution: University of Oxford, UK
Dates: October 1989 – September 1992
Qualification: PhD Public Health Law

Institution: University of Keele, UK
Dates: October 1984 –June 1989
Qualification: BA (hons) Law 

European Health Management Association (September 2003 – present)
Deputy Director
The post entails four key duties:
- Running of the Brussels Office
- Representation of the Association on EU committees and fora
- Provision of European intelligence to Members
- Scientific and technical input to research projects

Commission of the European Communities (October 1996– July 2003)
Scientific Officer, Directorate General Information Society, eHealth Unit
The post entailed three key functions:
- eHealth Co-ordinator for the eEurope 2005 action plan
- Scientific Officer for EU Information Society Resea rch Programme on Best Practice in eHealth
- Advisor on legal and ethical issues in the use of information technology in the health sector

University of Nottingham (August 1992  - October 1996)
Lecturer in Law / Senior Research Fellow
These posts entailed three classes of duty : teaching, administration and research.
- Teaching duties included undergraduate and graduate courses in healthcare law and European law
- Research in healthcare law, in particular public health, and healthcare administration
- Administrative duties included appointment as examinations officer, course leader for Health Care Law, SOCRATES Programme liaison for Law with German.

Consultancies and other posts
- Legal Advisor to Health on the Net Foundation (UN accredited NGO ) (2002 – present)
- Editorial Advisor to the British Medical Journal (2002 – present)
- URAC – (USA Health Provider Accreditation Board), Health Websites Accreditation Board Memb er (2001 – present)
- Senior Research Fellow at Genetics and Society Unit (Nottingham University) (1998-2000)
- Member of Nottingham City Hospital Clinical Ethics Committee (1994-1996)
 - Prison Law - Home Office licensed continuing legal education provider in Prison Medical Law (1994-1996)
- Provider of Pro Bono Representation at Social Security Tribunal for people with disabilities and HIV (1992-1996)