Henk ten Have

Henk ten Have, MD, PhD

Henk ten Have is Director of the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University in Pittsburg, and serves as an Adjunct Professor at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Heath Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He studied at Leiden University, where he received his medical degree and doctorate in Philosophy.

Professor ten Have has worked as a researcher in the Pathology Laboratory at the University of Leiden, served as a practicing physician for Municipal Health Services in Rotterdam, and taught as a Professor of Philosophy in the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Limburg. He was also a Professor of Medical Ethics and Director of the Department of Ethics, Philosophy and History of Medicine at the Univeristy Medical Center in Nijmegen.

In September 2003, he joined UNESCO as the Director of the Division of Ethics of Science and Technology. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journalMedicine, Philosophy and Healthcare.

His recent publications include: The SAGE Handbook of Healthcare Ethics: Core and Emerging Issues with co-editors Ruth Chadwick and Eric Meslin; Contemporary Catholic Healthcare Ethics with David Kelly and Gerard Magill; and Handbook of Global Bioethics with co-editor Bert Gordijn.