Staff profile - Neera Bhatia
Dr Neera Bhatia
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Business & Law|
|Campus:||Melbourne Burwood Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 92446594 +61 3 92446594|
Neera is a lecturer in Law at Deakin University. She holds an LLB (Hons), Masters in Law (UK) and a Doctorate from Deakin University. Her doctoral thesis examined 'Medico-Legal Decision making for Critically Impaired Neonates'.
Her research interests are in the area of end of life decision-making, bio-ethics and health economics. She currently teaches Tort law and Misleading Conduct and Economic Torts. She is a member of the Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law and The Society of Legal Scholars.
- Bachelor of Law(s), University of Wolverhampton, 2001
- Master of Law, University of Wolverhampton, 2003
- Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2014
Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law
Society of Legal Scholars
Medical Law and Bioethics
Subjects and units currently teaching
MLL213: Tort Law
MML217: Misleading and Economic Torts
Medical Law and Bioethics
Conferences and seminars
Cutting the Cord: Can society over - invest in extremely premature neonates? : Law and Society Association Conference: 29/05/2014: Minneapolis, United States of America
Futility, Babies and the 21st Century : Australasian Association of Bio-ethics and Health Law : 11/07/2011: Gold Coast, Australia
The Illegal Human Organ Trade: NALSAR : 25/02/2009 : Hyderabad, India
Tele-Medicine, Tele-Surgery and the Law : Society of Legal Scholars : 15/09/2008 : London, U.K
End of Life Decision making
(Forthcoming Monograph) Bhatia, Neera, June 2015, Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making: Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions, Routledge Cavendish Publishing, ISBN:978-1-13-882848-3.
Bhatia, Neera and Tibballs, James, 2014,Deficiencies and Missed Opportunities to Formulate Clinical Guidelines in Australia for Withholding or Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment in Severely Disabled and Impaired
Infants, Journal of Bioethical Inquiry: DOI 10.1007/s11673-014-9572-x.
Bhatia, Neera and Bagaric, Mirko 2013, Best interests of neonates : Time for a fundamental re-think, Journal of Law and Medicine, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 852-865.
Bhatia, Neera and Tibballs, James 2012, Legal clarification of loss of chance of a better outcome in Australia, Medical journal of Australia, vol. 196, no. 3, pp. 167-168.
Bhatia, Neera 2008, Telesurgery and the law, in Telesurgery, Springer, Berlin, Germany, pp.171-177.
Bhatia, Neera 2006, Telemedicine and the law, in Teleophthalmology, Springer, Berlin , Germany, pp.61-64.