S.H.A. (Sam) Muller MSc
- Department of Public Health, Healthcare Innovation & Evaluation and Medical Humanities (PHM)
Sam Muller is a PhD candidate at the University Medical Center of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. He works at the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care's subdepartment of Medical Humanities. He has a background in Political Science and Public Administration and Organisational Science. His previous research activities concerned the topics of public administration, political theory, governance and climate policy.
Sam's PhD research intersects the fields of the social sciences, law and bioethics. His main research project forms part of the working package addressing the ethical, legal and social implications of IMI's BigData@Heart project. His research focuses on the ethical and governance challenges arising within the context of Big Data-driven health research networks. Hence, the central pursuit guiding his research is formed by organising an ethical, legitimate and sustainable governance framework for said international research networks, by conducting interdisciplinary research and analysis. This entails, amongst others, the topics of dataism, social licence for morally demanding research activities, experimentalist governance, learning accountability, patient- and public involvement and co-creation.