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Rachel Dijkstra

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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 634

    5037 DE Tilburg

    Netherlands

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Research interests

Rachel Dijkstra is a PhD researcher at the International Victimology Institute of Tilburg University. She has a background in legal research (LL.B., LL.M.) with a focus on victimology, transitional justice, human rights and health care law. Rachel has previously worked as a lecturer and junior-researcher at Utrecht University. 

Rachel's doctoral research project is called "How to place people before process: Participant's experiences with procedures in health care law in case of incidents, calamities or medical errors". The research seeks to assess the way different procedures concerning situations when 'things went wrong' are experienced by participants, both patients/clients and professionals.The research has an interdisciplinary and empirical orientation and will use insights from victimology, law and health care sciences.

Education/Academic qualification

Law, Master’s Degree, Utrecht University

Law, Bachelor’s Degree, Utrecht University

Keywords

  • Victimology
  • Victims
  • Health Care
  • Medical Error
  • Health Care Law
  • Transitional Justice