Announcements

Presented to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, science and Technology on October 30, 2014 - - Obesity Policy: The Way Forward - Presented to the Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology


Congratulations to the Health Law Institute and Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation's Dr. Marianne Clark on successfully defending her dissertation on issues related to body image, health, and adolescent girls at the University of Alberta.

Congratulations to the Health Law Institute and Faculty of Law's Professor Ubaka Ogbogu on successfully defending his dissertation on legal history of vaccination laws at the University of Toronto Law.

Congratulations to the Health Law Institute's Research Associate Maeghan Toews who has been awarded a Canadian Blood Services James Kreppner Fellowship in Blood System Studies for her project Legal and Policy Strategies to Optimize Organ Donation in Alberta. This prestigious award for $150K will allow Maeghan to work closely over the next two years with a number of provincial and national policymakers some of whom supported her successful application. The Faculty of Law congratulates Maeghan Toews.

CIHR Training in Health Law, Ethics and Policy

Health Law Review (Vol 21, Number 3) and Health Law Journal (Vol 20, 2014) are now available

HLI Seminar Series:

Nutrition and the Evidence Conundrum - What we know (very little) and what we will likely never know (a lot) about nutrition
Dr. James McCormack, University of British Columbia
October 23rd, 2014 

Upcoming Events:


HOTTProject - Combating trafficking in persons for the purpose of organ removal symposium - Timothy Caulfield
Hague, Netherlands
November 21, 2014

Canadian Immunization Conference (CIC 2014) - Timothy Caulfield
Ottawa, Ontario
December 2-4, 2014

Olivieri Lectureship on Medical Ethics - Timothy Caulfield
"When Celebrity Culture and Science Clash: The Distortion of Independent Research"

January 8, 2015