Staff profile - Neera Bhatia

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Dr Neera Bhatia

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Law
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446594 +61 3 92446594
Email: neera.bhatia@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography summary

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.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Law(s), University of Wolverhampton, 2001
  • Master of Law, University of Wolverhampton, 2003
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2014


Affiliations

Australasian Association of Bioethics and Health Law

Society of Legal Scholars


Personal website

https://twitter.com/NeeraBhatia_Law

Academic

Teaching Interests

Tort Law

Medical Law and Bioethics


Subjects and units currently teaching

MLL213: Tort Law

MML217: Misleading and Economic Torts


Knowledge areas

Tort Law

Medical Law and Bioethics

Contract Law


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

Research

Research interests

End of Life Decision making

Health Economics

Health Law

Bioethics


Publications

Publications

(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.


Link to publications

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=bhatine


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