Job Posting: Research Associate

The Health Law Institute is seeking a dynamic and resourceful individual to fill a Research Associate position. In this role, the successful candidate will engage in interdisciplinary health and science policy research supported by research projects funded by Alberta Innovates Health Solutions (AIHS), the Allergy Genes, and Environment Network (AllerGen), the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR), Genome Alberta, Genome Canada, Genome Quebec and the Trudeau Foundation.

The Health Law Institute in collaboration with the Alberta Law Review Society is pleased to announce the development of a new publication opportunity. In 2016 the Alberta Law Review will produce as one of its quarterly journal publications a special edition in health law. The exploration of this opportunity arose out of the need to reconsider the production and publication of the Health Law Journal and Health Law Review, which regrettably can no longer be supported due to financial constraints.  Read more.....

Attention Graduate Law Students - This will be the final year for CIHR Funding for the Trainee Program in Health Law, Ethics and Policy.  Read more....

News and Media

  1. Slate: Why Humankind Needs Kardashians

    June 26 2015

    Like it or not, the influence of celebrity culture on our lives is profound, and possibly hardwired. Professor Timothy Caulfield is interviewed.

  2. Los famosos perjudican seriamente su salud

    June 23 2015

    Un libro denuncia cómo las celebridades están instalando mensajes contrarios a la medicina en la sociedad.

  3. Diet disquiet: Why Beyoncé’s veganism angered her fans

    June 23 2015

    This week, Kate Moss found herself improbably more popular than Beyoncé. And that says a lot about our secret hopes for celebrity diets. Professor Timothy Caulfield is quoted.

  4. Flare Magazine: I Tried It: Eating for My DNA Type

    June 16 2015

    For $449, a company will test your DNA and send you a diet and fitness plan tailored to your genetic makeup. Is it worth it? Professor Timothy Caulfield provides expert comment.

  5. Money magazine (Time): 5 Celebrity-Endorsed Health Tips That Are Total Wastes of Money

    June 02 2015

    Money magazine (Time) reviews Professor Timothy Caulfield's new book: Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?

  6. Ottawa Citizen: 'War on science' and 'quackademics' all part of lost trust in vaccines, prof says

    May 13 2015

    Timothy Caulfield spoke at a Carleton University forum on vaccine hesitancy on Wednesday.

  7. Why cleanses are so popular, even though they don't work

    May 13 2015

    Professor Timothy Caulfield on clenses, detox diets, and celebrity influence over our health choices.

  8. Marie Claire: Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything? This Scientist Thinks So...

    May 13 2015

    Suzannah Ramsdale discusses Professor Timothy Caulfield's new book.

  9. Gwyneth Paltrow celebrity health tips leaves scientists steaming

    May 11 2015

  10. All book titles should be like 'Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything?'

    May 11 2015

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In 1977, Professor Ellen Picard (now Justice Picard of the Alberta Court of Appeal) launched the Faculty of Law’s Health Law Institute (HLI) and in so doing established the very first research institute in Canada in the health law field. Read more...

Is Gwyneth Paltrow Wrong About Everything: The Not-so-creative Coupling Of Celebrity Culture And… Timothy Caulfield's Book is now available 

Is Gwyneth Paltrow wrong about everything?

What you need to know about stem cell therapies

Policy recommendations for addressing privacy challenges associated with cell-based research and interventions

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