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Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine (IBME)

Ekaterina Tikhomirova

Ekaterina Tikhomirova

  • PhD Student

Short Bio

Ekaterina Tikhomirova was born in Leningrad and studied law at the Saint Petersburg State University (Bachelor’s and Master’s degree). Afterwards, she worked for four years as a lawyer in a leading insurance company. Since 2009 she is a managing partner of a legal consulting firm in St. Petersburg and since 2016 she is a visiting lecturer of a law course in Swissam Business School in the same city. In 2018 she completed a bachelor degree in history of arts at the Repin State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in St. Petersburg.
Since September 2019 she is a Visiting Scholar at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Zurich.

Research Interest

  • Human rights
  • Patient rights
  • Ethical and legal aspects of data protection, in particular of health data
  • Informed consent


Tikhomirova E.A. The question of understanding the power of the employer.
In Russian Annual book of Labor Law. University Publishing Consortium "Legal
Books." St. Petersburg, 2013.