Tim CaulfieldTim Caulfield, LLM

Office:     461, Law Centre
Mail:       University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H5
Phone:    780-492-8358
Fax:       780-492-4924
Email:     caulfield@ualberta.ca
CV:        2014-09_CaulfieldCV

 

 

 

Current Position

BSc (Alberta), LL.B. (Alberta), LL.M. (Dalhousie), Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy; Trudeau Fellow; Senior Health Scholar, Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research; Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Health; and Research Director, Health Law Institute

 

Research Areas

Health law, biotechnology policy, bioethics

 

Research Synopsis

Timothy Caulfield is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy and a Professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta. He has been the Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta since 1993. Over the past several years he has been involved in a variety of interdisciplinary research endeavours that have allowed him to publish over 300 articles and book chapters. He is a Fellow of the Trudeau Foundation and the Principal Investigator for a number of large interdisciplinary projects that explore the ethical, legal and health policy issues associated with a range of topics, including stem cell research, genetics, patient safety, the prevention of chronic disease, obesity policy, the commercialization of research, complementary and alternative medicine and access to health care. Professor Caulfield is and has been involved with a number of national and international policy and research ethics committees, including: Canadian Biotechnology Advisory Committee; Genome Canada’s Science Advisory Committee; the Ethics and Public Policy Committee for International Society for Stem Cell Research; and the Federal Panel on Research Ethics. He has won numerous academic awards and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He writes frequently for the popular press on a range of health and science policy issues and is the author of The Cure for Everything: Untangling the Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness and Happiness (Penguin 2012).

For more details please visit Mr. Caulfield's link and for more information on his publications see his CV.