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The DMMH carries out research that leads to numerous publications in several fields.

Law and ethics
Prof. Bernice Elger (Archive ouverte UNIGE) ( Prizes and awards: Professor Bernice Elger has been awarded the “CMPR, Prize for research in Primary Care Medicine 2010” for her research work on medical confidentiality, published in the British Journal of General Practice. She presented her work at the primary care conference in Lucerne on 24.6.2010.)

Dre Marinette Ummel (Archive ouverte UNIGE)

Dr Ghislain Patrick Lessene (Archive ouverte UNIGE ;                            

Some recent publications by the DMMH :

Most recent published works :

By Ghislain Patrick Lessène and Damien Scalia, Larcier July 2023.


Intelligent Assistive Technologies for Dementia

by Fabrice Jotterand, Marcello Ienca, Tenzin Wangmo, Bernice Elger (eds.), Oxford University Press 2019

By Ghislain Patrick Lessène, Clothilde Alves Vieira, Editions Universitaires Européennes 2018.


by Bernice Elger, Catherine Ritter, Heino Stöver (eds.) Springer 2016.