Mirva Lohiniva-Kerkelä is an Associate Professor in welfare law at ULap/Faculty of Law. Her research interests have varied from tax law trough administrative law to health law with publicity and data protection issues as a unifying factor. The focus of her current research is on social and health law. Her expertise covers especially issues of social and health rights and the respective responsibilities of the state authorities and professionals in guaranteeing access to health care. She has also researched children´s and elder´s rights in social and health care. Recently she has been doing multidisciplinary research conserning the questions at the intersection between legal and social.
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