Health Law Institute

Timothy Caulfield

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

Faculty of Law
Law Centre
780-492-8358
caulfield@ualberta.ca
http://twitter.com/#!/caulfieldtim


Timothy Caulfield is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, a Professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health, and Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. His interdisciplinary research on topics like stem cells, genetics, research ethics, the public representations of science and health policy issues have allowed him to publish over 350 academic articles. He has won numerous academic and writing awards and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Trudeau Foundation and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. He contributes frequently for the popular press and is the author of two national bestsellers: The Cure for Everything: Untangling the Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness and Happiness (Penguin 2012) and Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?: When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash (Penguin 2015). Caulfield also has a strong social media presence and is the host and co-producer of the documentary TV show, A User’s Guide to Cheating Death.

Speaking and media work: Through my publisher, Penguin Random House Canada, I work with the speakers bureau, Speakers’ Spotlight. Example clients from the past few years, include: Seven Oaks General Hospital Foundation, BC Rural Doctors Conference, Advancing Women in Agriculture, Agronomy Academy Winfield Canada, Canadian Health Libraries Association, Alberta’s Primary Cares Networks, Canadian Nuclear Association, Ontario Agri Business Association, Dietitians of Canada, Workplace Safety and Prevention Services, Hamilton Health Sciences, Ag West Bio, Canadian Nurses Association, York Region Public Health, Farm and Food Care, Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists, Canadian Network of Association of Regulators Conference, Canadian Pension and Benefits Institute, and Own the Podium SPIN Sport Summit. Please see my CV for a comprehensive list of my academic and public lectures. I also work with Peacock Alley Entertainment on various projects, including hosting and producing A User’s Guide to Cheating Death.

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