פרופ' רועי גילבר

שם:פרופ' רועי גילבר
תפקיד:סגן דיקן
מחלקה:ביה"ס למשפטים
Areas of Interests
bioethics, medical law, socio-legal aspects of health care & medicine, tort law
2000 – 2004     Ph.D., Faculty of Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK.
The subject: Doctors’ and patients’ legal and ethical obligations to disclose genetic information to family members. Supervisors: Professors K. O’Donovan & P. Giliker.
1997 – 1999     LL.M., Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.
1993 – 1997     LL.B., Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.
Professional Experience
1.            Full-time appointments
2013- to date               Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Netanya Academic College, Israel.
2013- to date               Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Leicester, UK.
2011- 2013                  Senior Lecturer, School of Law, University of Leicester, UK.
2008- 2011                  Nuffield Foundation Research Fellow, Department of Law, Queen Mary University of London, UK.
2004- 2008                  Lecturer, School of law, Netanya Academic College, Israel.
2.            Other appointments
2015-               Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa, Israel
2014-               Visiting Lecturer, Department of Nursing, Lev Academic Centre, Jerusalem
2009 – 2010     Visiting Lecturer, Department of Law, Queen Mary University of London.
2006 – 2008     Visiting lecturer, School of Law, The Interdisciplinary Centre, Israel.
2005 – 2007     Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa, Israel.
2005 – 2006     Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
3.            Teaching experience
Undergraduate courses
Tort Law (course convenor & examiner- 2004-2008; 2011- to date)
Medical Law & Bioethics (course convenor & examiner, 2002-2008; 2014-to date)
Medical Law & The Family (course convenor & examiner, 2004-2008)
Introduction to Israeli Law (course convenor & examiner, 2005-2008)
Learning Legal Skills (course lecturer & examiner, 2011-2013)
Analysing Law (course convenor & examiner, 2011-2013)
Tort Law & Social Change (course convenor & examiner, 2014-to date)
The Road Traffic Accidents Compensation Act (course convenor & examiner, 2013-to date)
Postgraduate courses
Advanced Medical Negligence (course convenor & examiner, 2009-2010)
Medical Law & Bioethics (course convenor & examiner, 2005-2007)
Health & Law (course co-convenor & examiner, 2006-2007)
Medical Law & The Family (course convenor & examiner, 2005-2007; 2015-2016)
4.            Supervision
2012-2014       Mrs. Julia Feuer- “medical tourism and assisted reproduction” (with Prof. Liz Wicks, School   of Law, University of Leicester, UK).
2012-2013       Mrs. Rita D'Alton-Harrison- “Surrogacy and borders controls” (with Dr. David Bartram,
                        School of Law, University of Leicester, UK).
2012- 2013      Mrs. Ebi Olaosebikan- “Advance directives of dementia patients” (with Prof. Jose Miola, School of Law, University of Leicester, UK).
2015-               Mr. Yackov Cohen- “The mental patient’s right to legal representation” (with Prof. Ariel Bendor, Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, Israel).
2010-2011       Supervision of 3 students, department of law, Queen Mary University of London, UK. The dissertations: limited resources in healthcare, children and refusal of medical treatment, legal and bioethical aspects of PGD for social and medical purposes.
2012-2013       Supervision of 2 students, School of Law, University of Leicester. The dissertations: Termination of Pregnancy: The legal status of the Human foetus in UK; Ownership and donation of reproductive materials under English law.
5.    Administration
2015                Head, the committee for improving academic writing, School of Law, Netanya Academic College.
2013                Post Graduate Director, School of Law, University of Leicester. Overall responsibility for Ph.D. studies in the school of law. Working with the University’s management and deans.
2011- 2013      Chair, the postgraduate conference, the School of Law, University of Leicester. This is an annual 2-day conference where Ph.D. students present their work and face questions from their fellow students and staff.
2005-2008 –     Head, the induction week programme for first-year law students, the School of Law, Netanya Academic College, Israel. This role includes provision of lectures on Israeli law, organizing tutorials on legal databases, organizing tours and tutorials in the college’s library, and employing and training final year students to tutor small groups of first-year students.
1.     Gilbar R., The family in the medical decision-making process: Law & Practice (Ashgate, forthcoming, 2016)
2.     Gilbar R., The status of the family in law and bioethics: The genetic context (Ashgate, 2005).
Articles in refereed journals
1.  Gilbar R., Foster C., Doctors’ liability to the patient’s relatives in genetic medicine, Medical Law Review (2016) doi: 10.1093/medlaw/fwv037 (Australian ranking: A)
2.  Gilbar R., The passive patient and disclosure of genetic information: Can English tort law protect the relatives’ right to know? (2016) 30(1) International Journal of Law, Policy & the Family (forthcoming) (Australian ranking: A)
3.Gilbar R., Shalev S., Spiegel R., et al., Patients’ attitudes towards disclosure of genetic test results to family members: The impact of patients’ socio-demographic background and counseling experience (2015) Journal of Genetic Counselingdoi: 10.​1007/​s10897-015-9873-1 (forthcoming)
4. Gilbar R., Miola J., One size fits all? On patient autonomy, medical decision-making and the impact of culture (2015) 23(3) Medical Law Review, 375-399 (Australian ranking: A)
5. Gilbar R., Asset or Burden? Informed consent and the role of the family: Law and practice (2012) 32(4) Legal Studies 525-550 (Australian ranking: A*).
6.  Gilbar R., Medical confidentiality and communication with the patient’s relatives: Legal and practical perspectives (2012) 24(2) Child & Family Law Quarterly 199-222. (Australian ranking: A)
7.  Gilbar R., Barnoy S., Disclosure of genetic information to relatives in IsraelBetween privacy and moral responsibility (2012) 31(4) New Genetics & Society, 391-407. (Australian ranking: B).
8.  Gilbar R., Family involvement, independence and patient autonomy in practice (2011) 19(2) Medical Law Review 192-234. (Australian ranking: A).
9.  Gilbar R., The need for tough decisions in wrongful life and wrongful birth actions in Israeli Law (2010) 7 Netanya Law Review 442-474 (In Hebrew).
10.  Gilbar R., Genetic testing of children for familial cancers: A comparative legal perspective on consent, communication of information and confidentiality (2010) 9(1) Familial Cancer 75-87.
11.  Gilbar R., Between unconditional acceptance and responsibility: Should family ethics limit the scope of reproductive autonomy? (2009) 21(3) Child & Family Law Quarterly 309-335. (ranking: A).
12.  Gilbar R., Gilbar O., Medical decision-making process and the family: The case of breast cancer patients and their spouses (2009) 23(3) Bioethics 183-192. (Australian ranking: A*).
13.  Gilbar R., Bar-Mor H., Justice, equality and solidarity: The limits of the right to health care in Israel (2008) 16(2) Medical Law Review 225-260. (Australian ranking: A).
14.  Gilbar R., The Doctor v. the Family: Tortious claims in medical misdiagnosis of child abuse (2007) 6 Interdisciplinary Centre Law Review 521- 576 (In Hebrew).
15.  Gilbar R., Patient autonomy and relatives' right to know genetic information (2007) 26(4) Medicine & Law: An International Journal 677-697. (Australian ranking: B).
16.  Gilbar R., Communicating genetic information in the family: The familial relationship as the forgotten factor (2007) 33(7) Journal of Medical Ethics 390-393. (Australian ranking: A).
17.  Gilbar R., All in the family? Medical confidentiality in the genetic information era- legal and ethical aspects (2006) 5 Netanya Law Review 357-402 (In Hebrew).
18.  Gilbar R., Medical confidentiality in the family: The doctor’s duty reconsidered (2004) 18(2) International Journal of Law, Policy & the Family 195-213. (Australian ranking: A)
19.  O’Donovan K., Gilbar R., The loved ones: Families, intimates and patient autonomy (2003) 23(2) Legal Studies 332-358. (Australian ranking: A*).
Chapters in Books
Gilbar R., Bar-Noy S., Communicating medical genetic information to family members: Initial results from a large multi-centre study in Israel in Tabak N., Rubinstein D., (edn.) Ethics in Current Nursing (Probook publishing, 2013) (In Hebrew).
Notes and commentaries
1. Gilbar R., Breathless: On Israeli District Court’s decision to allow doctors to switch off a terminal patient’s ventilator, The Law on the Net: Human Rights http://www.colman.ac.il/research/research_institute/katedra_HumanRights/Psika/Pages/default.aspx
(2015) (In Hebrew).
2. Gilbar R., The unbearable lightness of being: On Israeli Family Court’s refusal to accept a parents’ request to switch off their daughter’s ventilator, The Law on the Net: Human Rights http://www.colman.ac.il/research/research_institute/katedra_HumanRights/Psika/Pages/default.aspx
(2014) (In Hebrew)
Bioethics (UK)
Medical Law Review (UK)
Journal of Medical Ethics (UK)
Health Risk & Society (UK)
Child and Family Law Quarterly (UK)
Palgrave Macmillan publishing, book proposals (UK)
The Hebrew University Law Review (Israel)
Bar-Ilan Law Review (Israel)
The Interdisciplinary Centre Law Review (Israel)
Netanya Law Reivew (Israel)
The Academic Center for Law & Business Law Review (Israel)
The Israeli Bar Review (Israel)
Israel Science Foundation, reviewing grant proposals (the Israeli research council)
2011 –                          Society of Legal Scholars, UK (SLS)
2009 –                          Socio-Legal Studies Association, UK (SLA)
1998 –                          The Israeli Bar
Other academic roles and activities
2015- to date               Co-Founder, The Genethics Forum, The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Faculty of Law, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
2014                Invited Lecture, The Network on Ethics of Family: An international network of the ethics of family in transition, Sweden.
2014- to date   Member, Steering Committee, The Annual Conference of Law & Society, The Association of Law & Society, Israel
2014- to date   Member, Bio-Israel: Bioethics and politics research group, The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
2014- 2015      Member, The disabilities studies research group, The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Tel-Aviv University, Israel.
2013- to date   Member, The Dying Patient Act Institutional Ethics Committee, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel
2013                    Invited lecture, The David Price Memorial Seminar Series, University of Leicester,
                        UK. Paper delivered: Families, Decision-Making and Culture.
2013                     External assessor, the school of law, Keele University, UK. Panel member of             appointing senior lecturer in health care law.
2013-               Editorial review member, Journal of Medical Law & Ethics, Paris Legal publishing.
2012- 2014      Advisory group member, the research project: consent and confidentiality in genetic medicine. Researchers: Prof. Anneke Lucassen, Dr. Angela Fenwick, Prof. Jonathan Montgomery & Dr. Ingrid Holme, University of Southampton, UK. Funded by the Bupa Foundation.
2012                Deputy chief examiner, University of London, external LL.M. programme in medical law.
2011                Invited member, workshops on Solidarity in Bioethics, The Nuffield Council on Bioethics, UK.
2011                Invited opinion, the Israeli’s Ministry of Justice committee on wrongful birth and wrongful life claims (headed by the retired Supreme Court Judge Eliahu Matza). For
the full report see: http://www.justice.gov.il/MOJHeb/News/VaadatMatza.htm.
2010                Invited lecture: Challenging the Legal Perception of Patient Autonomy, Health Ethics & Law Network, School of Law, University of Southampton, UK.
2005 – 2010     Director, The department for genetics, law & ethics, The International Centre for Health, Law & Ethics, University of Haifa, Israel.
2009- to date  Examiner of LL.M. and Ph.D. dissertations in Queen Mary University of London (UK), University of Leicester (UK), University of Haifa (Israel), Bar-Ilan University (Israel).
Selected presentations in conferences since 2007
2015    Israeli Law and Society Association, Annual Conference, University of Haifa, Israel. Paper delivered: “Medical decision making process and the doctor-patient-family relationship: Culture, law and ethics.”
2014    Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference (SLS), Nottingham, UK. Paper delivered: “One Size Fits All? On Patient Autonomy, Medical Decision-Making and the Impact of Culture”.
2012    British Sociological Association, Medical Sociology Annual Conference, Leicester, UK. Paper delivered: “The impact of the duty of confidentiality on the doctor-patient-family relationship: The clinicians’ perspective.”
2012    Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference (SLS), Bristol, UK. Paper to be presented: “Asset or hindrance? The impact of the duty of confidentiality on the doctor-patient-family relationship.”
2011     Ethics of the Ordinary, The Royal Society of Medicine, London. Poster presentation: “Challenging the legal conception of patient autonomy: How do doctors experience family involvement in decision making.”
2011    The 5th Postgraduate Bioethics Conference, Social Scientific Approaches to Bioethics: Methods and Methodologies, the Welcome Trust, London. The paper: “Family involvement in medical decision making: Patient’s dependence or independence?”
2010    18th World Congress on Medical Law, World Association for Medical Law, Croatia: “Disclosing genetic information to family members: Practice & law in Israel.”
2009    Communication, Medicine & Ethics: Seventh Interdisciplinary Conference, Health Communication Research Centre, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK. Poster presentation: The Family in the Decision-Making Process: Practice, ethics & law.
2007    Public Health Ethics Conference, University of Birmingham, UK. The paper: “Justice, equality and solidarity: The limits of the right to health care in Israeli law.”

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